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Dive Review of Sea Serpent fleet/grand sea serpent in
Africa/egypt

Sea Serpent fleet/grand sea serpent, May, 2008,

by fred gentry, wa, usa ( 2 reports). Report 4152.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving all over world
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, no currents
Water Temp 76 to 80 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 2
Water Visibility 0 to 0 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions depth and time limits recomended
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins 1 or 2 Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 5 stars Tropical Fish 5 stars
Small Critters 3 stars Large Fish 4 stars
Large Pelagics 4 stars

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

Subject Matter N/A Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's N/A Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments [None]

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations 4 stars Food 2 stars
Service and Attitude 3 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 4 stars Shore Diving 1 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments my dive buddy and i have been all over but never the red sea. diving lived up to the hype. Hard corals were wonderful and fish life large and small prolific. we made arrangements though Tony Backhurst scuba travel (info@scuba.co.uk). you leave london with a bunch of friendly brits and fly direct to Marsa alam on the egyptian southern coast. liveabourd mates a bunch of friendly brits. we heard that the further south the trip the better the diving. Lots of oil money starting to develope the coast. in 2-4 years the place may look like cabo san lucus so i recomend going sooner rather than later if it is on your "bucket list"
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