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Dive Review of Jamie Pollack/Tru Blue Bay Resort, Aquanauts Dive in

Jamie Pollack/Tru Blue Bay Resort, Aquanauts Dive, May, 2006,

by jamie Pollack, NY, United States . Report 2697.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations 5 stars Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude 4 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving 1 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced 4 stars
Comments The diving in Grenada is a great kept secret. With a non-stop flight leaving from New York I can arrive in Grenada in 5 hours time. This is quicker than going to Cozumel. The boats from Aquanuts are big and have lots of space. Two divemasters Bruce and Reese were excellent at helping with gear and showing us all the great sites and critters underwater. The owners of the dive shop, Gerlinde and Peter, run a great and safe operation. We broke down on the way to dive the Bianca C. They came out in another boat right away and Peter and the Dive Masters were working to fix the engine. Soon we were on our way. The dive shop is attached to the resort so its easy for divers to get to. The resort offers breakfast with your room rate and its pretty good. The food in general at True Blue was excellent but expensive. The service is quite slow and if you are trying to catch the afternoon dive and want to have lunch, well lets just say you will have to eat and run. As far as the reefs go, Grenada has some excellent dives to offer. The reefs are in excellent condition, lots of fish and great wrecks. I even saw a seahorse! The people of Grenada are very friendly and love to party. My cousin and I had a great time and can't wait to return.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving cozumel, florida, galapagos, micronesia, red sea, carribean
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, rainy Seas calm
Water Temp 83-86°F / 28-30°C Wetsuit Thickness 7
Water Visibility 50-100 Ft/ 15-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Dive Masters were with us in the water at all times. Dives were typically one hour long.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 5 stars Tropical Fish 4 stars
Small Critters 4 stars Large Fish 4 stars
Large Pelagics 3 stars

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

Subject Matter 5 stars Boat Facilities 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 5 stars Shore Facilities 1 stars
UW Photo Comments Boats have large area for storing cameras and separate rinse bucket
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