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Dive Review of Nekton Pilot in
Belize

Nekton Pilot, Jan, 2007,

by Jerri, TX, USA (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 7 reports with 1 Helpful vote). Report 3179.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Caribbean liveaboards, Roatan, Cozumel, Bonaire
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, rainy Seas choppy
Water Temp 70 to 78 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 50 to 80 Feet

Dive Policy

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

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 3 stars Tropical Fish 4 stars
Small Critters 4 stars Large Fish 5 stars
Large Pelagics 3 stars

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]

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

Accommodations 4 stars Food 3 stars
Service and Attitude 4 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving 1 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced 4 stars
Comments We were on the Nekton recently for the Southern Belize itinerary.

The critters were thick, lots of big fish..........saw nursesharks, morays, turtles, huge groupers, cuda etc plus tons of tropicals. No problem diving air 3-5 dives per day.

Food was filling, staff was very attentive and helpful and the cabins were good sized....appreciated all the windows and the private bath.

Only negative: The Princess Hotel where we waited for our evening pickup for the boat smelled really bad and there was no hot water....not very neat, we were glad we spent the previous night somewhere else. Also Belize City is not a good place to visit, walked a good chunk of it and it was pretty grungy and dismal....great place to catch a liveaboard out of tho!

We thoroughly enjoyed our time on the Pilot and considered the special price on our January departures a good value for Caribbean diving.
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