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Dive Review of Nekton Rorqual in
Cayman Islands/N/A

Nekton Rorqual, Jul, 2007,

by Bobby Herman, WA, USA . Report 3562.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 0-25 dives
Where else diving Costa Rica, Hawaii, Bahamas
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, noCurrents
Water Temp 0 to 0 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 80 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions None other than diing with a buddy.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

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

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter 4 stars Boat Facilities 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 4 stars Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments Facilities were fine with separate rinse tanks and a crew that was very accomodating. Was on a very small trip (less than 1/2 full) so there was plenty of space. Electrical outlets would have been an issue for charging batteries with a larger compliment of guests.

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

Accommodations 4 stars Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving 1 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced 4 stars
Comments This was my first trip with Nekton and I would go again in a HEARTBEAT!Staff was amazing and very nice to dive with. Dive briefings were thorough, and I particularly liked the fact that once the dive deck was open you could dive at your own leisure. No pressure OR having to go with a guide. Staff was available and willing to dive with you if your buddy wasn't interested in taking a dive with you. Boat was comfortable, and stable as advertised. We didn't have to go ashore midweek as refueling protocols had changed. In all a great value. Would not do this itinerary again however as the scenery in Grand Cayman wasn't as spectacular as I had hoped. Little Cayman and Brac were much better.
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