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Dive Review of Sunn Odyessy Divers in
Bahamas/Freeport, Grand Bahama Island

Sunn Odyessy Divers, Jun, 2008,

by Jim Hollen, NM, USA ( 1 report). Report 4215.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations 3 stars Food 3 stars
Service and Attitude 3 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving 2 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments The Good - We had a great 2 weeks at Island Seas Resort on GBI. Sunn Odyessy Divers owned by Nick Rolle is just around the corner. We dove with Nick the first time after our (then) regular dive operator was on vacation. What a lucky break! Nick's operation is well run and his level of knowledge, patience, and experience are second to none. The dive trips usually have 6 to 8 divers max. Our 12 year old Grandson, Spencer, got his Junior Open Water Certification during our stay and we have created a monster! Nick was extremely patient but very thorough with Spencer's class and pool work and his O/W Dives. A big "Thanks" to Nick, his wife Karen, and his Dive Master In-Training Cadron. I don't know why but the number and variety of fish seemed to be down. We saw no sharks and very few large fish. But all-in-all a great trip and can't wait to get back there.

The Bad - We saw tons of the beautiful, but invasive, lionfish! They were spotted at all depths from 100' to 20'. I got some great pictures of them, though.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 51-100 dives
Where else diving We dive extensively in the Bahamas with trips to the Caymans and Belize
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, choppy, no currents
Water Temp 82-85°F / 28-29°C Wetsuit Thickness 0
Water Visibility 40-100 Ft/ 12-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Normal diving restrictions. eg. buddy, no-deco limits, depth, safety stops, etc.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

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

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

Subject Matter 5 stars Boat Facilities 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 5 stars Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments Nick at Sunn Odyessy Divers took extra pains to point out great photo subjects. He really caters to the U/W photographer. His shop has U/W photo gear for rent and is experienced in the U/W Photographer Specialty diver certification.
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