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Dive Review of Turneffe Island Resort in
Belize/Turneffe Atoll

Turneffe Island Resort: "Still super diving at Turneffe Island Resort", Nov, 2022,

by Jeffrey D Hubbard MD, NY, US (Top Contributor Top Contributor 31 reports with 17 Helpful votes). Report 12239.

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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 3 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
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Comments [Note: This is Turneffe Island Resort. There are other resorts with “Turneffe” in the name.]
The Resort is a small island at southern end of Turneffe Atoll, about 30 miles SE from Belize City. The principal activity is scuba diving, and it also offers sport fly fishing (bonefish, tarpon, permit) for its international guests.
We arrived 2 weeks after hurricane Lisa. Some reconstruction going on, but business & diving 100% as usual. Reefs show some torn-up sponges but little coral damage. Fish as usual. The very high radio mas ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Turneffe Island Resort   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Caribbean, Bahamas, Turks & Caicos, Fernando de Noronha (Brasil), Australia, Fiji, PNG, Micronesia, Hawai'i
Closest Airport BZE Getting There Direct flights, or good connex through Atlanta, Houston

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, rainy, dry Seas calm, choppy, no currents
Water Temp 82-83°F / 28-28°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 40-60 Ft/ 12-18 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Stay within sight of divemaster, begin ascent when No Deco Time reaches 7 minutes, 3 minute safety stop, 500 p.s.i. when under boat.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins 1 or 2 Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 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 N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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