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Dive Review of Stuart Cove's Dive Bahamas/British Colonial Hilton in
Bahamas/New Providence/Nassau

Stuart Cove's Dive Bahamas/British Colonial Hilton, Oct, 2013,

by Jeff Silva, CA, US ( 1 report). Report 7199.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving N and S California, Galapagos, Komodo, Palau, Yap, Solomon Islands, Fiji, Tonga, Cocos/Costa Rica, Belize, Turks and Caicos, Saba, BVI, Hawaii, Cayman, Grand Bahama
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather windy, cloudy, dry Seas calm
Water Temp 80 to 83 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 75 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions We experienced "follow the leader" buddy (only)diving. We dove 3 days and had 3 different dive masters, so there was no chance to get to know any one. My wife sat out two dives so I had to buddy up with other divers. In hind-sight, I could have just slipped in with the group as other divers did.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 3 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
UW Photo Comments One "trash can" full of water, and designated for cameras, was provided on all the boats we d ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food N/A
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling 1 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
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Comments The staff was fun, safe (overly, for experienced) and courteous, other than the bus drivers, who were not. Sometimes they were flat out rude. How about a "welcome to Stuart Cove's" when you step aboard the bus, instead of "sit down"? Considering the quantity of divers they "process", the fact that most of the staff can remain so upbeat is amazing. We came to dive with sharks, and for thi ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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