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Dive Review of Avalon/Tortuga in
Cuba/Jardines De La Reina

 
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Avalon/Tortuga, Feb, 2014,

by Alexander Smith, ON, CA (Reviewer Reviewer 3 reports). Report 7528.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Great Lakes, St. Lawrence River, Cuba, Belize, San Andres Island Columbia, Bonaire and Tobago.
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, choppy
Water Temp 76 to 82 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 30 to 80 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Have 300 to 500 lb at the boat.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins None 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

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

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 No rinse tanks on board but there was one at Tortuga. ... 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 3 stars
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Comments This was my first trip here. There were sharks on almost everydive. Reef, and Nurse are the most prominent, but sightings of many other species are quite common. The coral are the best I've seen in the Caribbean, tons of reef fish. It has been said the coral and a ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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