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Dive Review of Azura in
Africa/Benguerra Island

Azura: "Azura Benguerra Island Mozambique", Jun, 2017,

by Victor A Bary, NJ, US (Contributor Contributor 13 reports). Report 9677.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Sidpidan, Malaysia, Bermuda, Aruba, Curacao, Bonnaire, Bahamas, Grand Cayman, Little Cayman, Cayman Brac, Bermuda, Roatan, Fiji, Phillipines
Closest Airport Getting There fly to Mozambique across from Benguerra, then short helicopter flight to Benguerra Island

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, cloudy Seas calm, choppy, surge
Water Temp 74 to 76 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 40 to 50 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Don't remember any, but two mile reef doesn't offer depths greater than 75'.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins 1 or 2 Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
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Comments The dive operation is run by Azura, which is a very upscale resort mostly attended by European, South African and US vacationers not interested in diving. The resort is simply the best we've ever been to and we've been to a lot of upscale ones.

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