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Dive Review of Seasport Divers/Poipus Location in

Seasport Divers/Poipus Location, Feb, 2007,

by Marta Arensberg, WA, USA (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 7 reports). Report 3198.

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

Accommodations 4 stars Food 3 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 4 stars Shore Diving 3 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced 4 stars
Comments These trips are great for South Kauai visitors. Wonderful personel at Seasport Divers, Poipu location. Meet at dive shop, show c-card and rent gear if needed. Nitrox available for each dive. Five minute van ride to harbor where their spacious boat Anela Kia takes up to 16 divers, but both trips I was on had only 6 divers on board. Plenty of space even with a full load on board. Capt Andrew was professional and happy to accommodate us each trip. Dive masters Ryan and Nico (on trip one) and Mike (on trip two) were excellent dive guides. They took the time to search out the usual and not so usual cast of Hawaiian waters creatures and fish. Wonderful sightings including a Purple Leaf Scorpion that looked like an orchid! Saw Indian Nudibranch, Spanish Dancer Nudibrach Egg Sacks, several very large Frog Fish, Fushia Flat Worms, Octopus, Tiger Cowery, Hawaiian Greensea Turtle, Fried Egg Nudibrach, and the list goes on. The entire crew was happy to share their underwater world with us, new diver and veteran divers alike. They handled our personal gear with care, and explained rental gear to those in need. The Anela Kai is the largest dive boat on the South Kauai shore. Seasport Divers shop has many great "divers needs" available for sale. Very nice experience.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 51-100 dives
Where else diving Kauai Feb 2006
Kona Aggressor June 2006
Cayman Aggressor Sept 2006
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, cloudy Seas choppy, surge, noCurrents
Water Temp 72-75°F / 22-24°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 60-80 Ft/ 18-24 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Divers grouped by certified or non-certified. Divemaster lead dives, mandatory 3 min stop at 700lbs. Excellent fish ID by divemaster throughout dive. Video review at shop upon return. DVD purchase available, very good quality. Boat spacious, great Captain, clean and safety consious.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 3 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 N/A Boat Facilities 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's N/A Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments Medium size photographers table.
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