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Dive Review of Scuba Lodge Dive Center in
Curaçao

Scuba Lodge Dive Center: "Nice vacation spot, easy diving, few fish", Nov, 2017,

by Ken New, MN, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 11 reports with 4 Helpful votes). Report 9979 has 1 Helpful vote.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Most of the Caribbean, Galapagos, Hawaii, Micronesia, Indonesia
Closest Airport Curaçao International Getting There Direct flights from Miami

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, cloudy Seas calm, choppy
Water Temp 80 to 82 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 60 to 80 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Dive time pretty much exactly one hour; had to stay behind the guide; could be in charge of own depth but encouraged to stay above guide.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales 1 or 2
Corals 3 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 Nothing special but no complaints. ... 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 3 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 5 stars
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Comments This was our first trip to Curaçao. We dove in Bonaire in the early 2000's, pre-lionfish, and were hoping for a similar fish profile; we were quite disappointed. If this is the lion fish impact, it's huge. We saw: a good number of Morays -- Blackspotted, Chain, Green; a Sharptail Eel; French Angels on every dive but no Grays or Queens; one Scorpionfish; several huge lobster; typical tiny crabs & shrimp in anemones; some small reef fish but no large schools. And that was about it. On the plus side, on one dive we saw two Humpback Whales in the distance, and a large pod of Dolphins hung around the boat for about 10 minutes. The fact that I can remember most everything we saw is a good indica ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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