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Dive Review of Frenchie's Dive Services/Caye Reef in
Belize/Caye Caulker

Frenchie's Dive Services/Caye Reef: "Frenchie's Dive Services (Caye Caulker)", Apr, 2018,

by Mark Hillier, AB, CA ( 2 reports). Report 10198.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 26-50 dives
Where else diving Mexico, Victoria (Canada), Turks & Caicos, Barbados, Saint Lucia, Bahamas
Closest Airport Belize City Getting There Fly to Belize city then puddle jump or take water taxi/ferry

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas choppy
Water Temp 81 to 83 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 80 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Dive time limited to ~45 mins; fairly strict underwater tour. DM would bang her tank if you were much more than +/- 15' of her depth.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 2 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 N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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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 N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments Solid operator with competent crew. We had 9 divers on a ~30' boat with twin 250 outboards and emergency oxygen.

Most divers were new or hadn't been wet in a long time so not surprising that DMs were strict but I was surfacing with 1100 and 1200 psi.

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