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Dive Review of Sunn Oddesy Divers/Tainoe beach in
Bahamas/Grand Island

Sunn Oddesy Divers/Tainoe beach: "Grand Island, Bahamas.", May, 2015,

by Kevin & Danna May, CO, US ( 2 reports with 1 Helpful vote). Report 8726 has 1 Helpful vote.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations 3 stars Food 2 stars
Service and Attitude 3 stars Environmental Sensitivity 3 stars
Dive Operation 4 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 3 stars
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced 3 stars
Comments After extensive research on the internet we choose Sunn Odessy Divers in Freeport, Grand Island. They are a smaller shop catering to smaller groups. We stayed at Tainoe beach resort which was a ways from Sunn Odessy. We would take a water taxi to Port Lacaya where Nick or Karen (owners) would pick us up and drop us off daily. We went to Grand Island specifically to see sharks. Not to pay for a baited dive but to dive naturally with them. We were not disappointed. Our first sites were not very colorful and did not have a lot of fish. I came to the surface thinking "man this is going to be a wasted trip". But after talking with Nick we were taken to other sites that were everything we wanted. Good corals, lots of canyons, full of fish, and sharks. On several dive a group of six or seven would come right in amongst us eyeing us over. Having not ever dove amongst them it was SPECTACULAR. Sunn Odyssey was extremely helpful, courteous and knowledgeable of the areas we dove. Due to customs being in Grand Island and not Miami we almost missed our flight simply by not getting in line two hours prior to boarding. What I mean to say is that by the time we got in line it took them so long our flight had boarded.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving [Unspecified]
Closest Airport Getting There Short flight from Miami.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 78-80°F / 26-27°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 65-100 Ft/ 20-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions [Unspecified]
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 3 stars Tropical Fish 3 stars
Small Critters 2 stars Large Fish 3 stars
Large Pelagics N/A

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]
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