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Dive Review of Dive Dominica/Fort Young in
Dominica

Dive Dominica/Fort Young: "Not easy to get there, but worth it!", May, 2021,

by Leslie Russum, CO, US ( 1 report). Report 11547.

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 4 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
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments The govt of Dominica is being extremely careful with the Covid situation. In May, you needed a negative PCR test 72 hours before ARRIVAL (not departure). The airlines require this at your first flight segment (which, for me, was 15 hours before arrival). Luckily, testing in Colorado is fast and I got my results back in 1 day. You also have to submit your results and fill out a health survey before you are allowed to travel (also checked by the airline). This is where the problems arise. The govt is NOT responsive to the forms and I had to call several times to get my forms reviewed. I finally got the green light at 6pm (in time for my midnight flight). My friend, who was coming from ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Dive Dominica   Fort Young

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Cook Islands, Galapagos, Guadeloupe, Tortola, Cozumel, Belize, Roatan
Closest Airport Douglas-Charles Airport (DOM) Getting There Requires a red-eye from Denver (Denver to Miami, Miami to Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico to DOM.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 80-81°F / 27-27°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 50-80 Ft/ 15-24 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions None -- it was just 2 of us plus the DM (sometimes just 1:1)
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None 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
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