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Dive Review of Frenchies Dive Services/Frenchies in
Caribbean (General)

Frenchies Dive Services/Frenchies: "Update of October 2021 report on Frenchies and Caulker", May, 2022,

by NEAL LANGERMAN, CA, US (Contributor Contributor 12 reports with 14 Helpful votes). Report 11925 has 1 Helpful vote.

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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 5 stars
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Comments UNDERCURRENT_JUNE_2022

Update and expansion of the September 2021 report on diving Caye Caulker, Belize with Frenchies Diving Services. As this update is being written, we have done over 100 dives with Frenchies in about 3 months. Our bottom-line opinion has not changed – Frenchies is a professional diving operation with excellent guides and a strong safety culture. Please see the tribute video I posted to recognize this achievement on Facebook. The link is:

https://www.facebook.com/1400394884/videos/339278541651044/

The island is crowded with tourists. Resumption of “normal” activities rather than pandemic suppressed business has really changed diving. In September, we were generally the only divers or with 1-2 others. Now, there are typically 12-16 divers plus 3-4 guides and two boat operators for every dive. In September, we had the opportunity to explore the local reefs. Now, diving is primarily to the south around Turneffe Atoll or Lighthouse Reef or to the north for Esmerelda Reef, off Ambergris. While these sites are beautiful, they are 30 minutes to 2 hours distant.

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Websites Frenchies Dive Services   Frenchies

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving All of continental USA; Caribbean, Gulf, Sea of Cortez, Eastern & Western Pacific & more
Closest Airport Belize City Getting There Most international airlines serve Belize. I prefer the Express Ferry to the island.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy Seas choppy, surge
Water Temp 83-84°F / 28-29°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 50-100 Ft/ 15-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Max depth and time. 500 psi (40 bar)
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins 1 or 2 Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 5 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

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Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments See comments above and visit my FB page
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