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Dive Review of Turneffe Island Resort in
Belize/Turneffe Island

Turneffe Island Resort: "Land of the Giants", Feb, 2018,

by John Brodnax, TX, US ( 2 reports with 3 Helpful votes). Report 10145 has 2 Helpful votes.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Grand Cayman, Little Cayman, Bonaire, St. Croix, St. Thomas, St. John.
Closest Airport Belize City Getting There Direct flight Houston to Belize City; 1.5 hr boat ride to Island

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, choppy
Water Temp to Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 100 to 150 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions The divemasters gave a max depth and time.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins 1 or 2 Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 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 5 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling 5 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
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Comments Our first trip to Turneffe Island Resort was one of superlatives. Diving "The Elbow" several times (where the currents from either side of the large atoll mix) was a memorable experience.. I dubbed it the Land of the Giants. A Goliath Grouper that turned curiously to watch as I approached. Groups of large boxfish, midnight parro ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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