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Dive Review of Blackbird Caye Resort in
Belize/Blackbird Caye, Turneffe Atoll

Blackbird Caye Resort: "Pleasant surprise - land based diving with liveaboard ease", Feb, 2022,

by Janice Smith, IN, US (Reviewer Reviewer 4 reports with 7 Helpful votes). Report 12207.

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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 4 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
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Comments I led a group of divers and snorkelers to Blackbird Caye Resort in February. Overall I was impressed with the level of service for resort and dive operation, quality of food, cleanliness and comfort of rooms, and ease of diving. The only challenge is getting there. We had to connect through Houston and our flight was delayed resulting in us missing our connection and not able to get a flight into B ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Palau, Yap, Komodo, Derawan Islands, Sulawesi, Australia, Red Sea, Cocos, Galapagos, Socorro, La Paz, Cozumel, Isla Mujeres, Caribbean, Florida, Indiana, Ohio...
Closest Airport BZE - Belize City Getting There We departed IND and connected through Houston on American. Unfortunately our flight from IND was delayed and we had to overnight in Houston and arrive the next day. As a result, we had to pay for a boat transfer on Sunday. In future, we will go a day early to avoid this.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, rainy Seas calm, choppy
Water Temp 79-81°F / 26-27°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 60-100 Ft/ 18-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions To dive the Blue Hole, they required a PADI AOW or SSI Specialty Diver. Require a deep dive check out the day before to 100 ft.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 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 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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