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Dive Review of Turneffe Island Resort in
Belize/Turneffe Island

Turneffe Island Resort: "Turneffe Island Resort, Come as Strangers, leave as Friends", Oct, 2016,

by Kevin Darnell, TX, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 8 reports with 5 Helpful votes). Report 9185 has 4 Helpful votes.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving [Cayman Islands, Cozumel, Turks & Caicos, St. Thomas, St. Croix, Roatan, Utila, Australia, Palau, Yap, Fiji, Maldives, Cocos Island. Florida Keys
Closest Airport Belize City Getting There American, Delta, United, Southwest

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 82 to 84 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 50 to 80 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions [No Decompression Diving. Start up at 750 PSI for 3 Minute Safety Stop]
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
UW Photo Comments [The boats were small with not much facilities for Cameras. When they saw mine they got a cooler, filled it with f ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

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 N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
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Comments [This resort is located on a small island 35 miles from the mainland. The Resort Staff met us at the airport and took us to the Radisson for Lunch before taking us to board the boat to take to the resort. It was a 1 1/2 hour trip to get from Belize City to Turniffe Island. The resort is designed for Divers and Fishermen and they do an excellent job with both. The Resort is small 20 or so rooms. Rooms are large, Clean with a screened-in porch facing the water and a awesome outdoor ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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