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Dive Review of Go West Diving/All West Apartments in

Go West Diving/All West Apartments: "Professional Dive Operation with Excellent DMs & Instructors", Apr, 2014,

by David Lefever, MD, US (Reviewer Reviewer 5 reports with 2 Helpful votes). Report 7932 has 2 Helpful votes.

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

Accommodations 4 stars Food N/A
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving 5 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments We have logged five weeks of diving with Go West over the last several years. We try (and enjoy) other dive venues, but keep coming back. My wife has progressed at Go West from doing her first open water dive to completing her Rescue Diver certification. In fact, we chose Go West for the Rescue Diver course because Go West is managed by Bryan Horne, who runs one of the most professional dive operations that we've used. Go West features divemasters who are friendly, engaged and competent. On this trip, we were especially pleased with Andreas, our Rescue Diver instructor. Having experienced some pretty "relaxed" PADI instructors, we wanted to work with an instructor who took us and the course seriously, while maintaining a sense of humor, and Andreas delivered! And, it didn't hurt that twice during breaks he led us on dives on the spectacular Go West house reef to see frogfish. Finally, please note that we wholeheartedly concur with the numerous other reviews touting the merits of diving the West end of Curacao.

Also, we enjoy the informality of All West Apartments and the locked room downstairs with tanks for 24/7 shore diving on its excellent house reef. And, All West illuminates its shoreline for easier night diving entry/exits.
Websites Go West Diving   All West Apartments

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Zanzibar, Cozumel, Bonaire, Puerto Rico, Bahamas, Florida (Keys and West Palm), Virginia, Hawaii
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather dry Seas calm
Water Temp -°F / -°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility - Ft/ - M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions 60 minute time limit
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 5 stars Tropical Fish 5 stars
Small Critters 4 stars Large Fish N/A
Large Pelagics N/A

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

Subject Matter N/A Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's N/A Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments [None]
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