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Dive Review of Anthony’s Key Resort in

Anthony’s Key Resort, Jun, 2013,

by Jane Huessener, CA, US (Reviewer Reviewer 3 reports). Report 7421.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations 5 stars Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 5 stars
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments I can't say enough about the Scuba/dolphin programs they have for kids. We had 7 grandkids with our group of 28: 3 in the 10-13 range who received their Jr Scuba certifications, another a 9-year old who completed the SASSY program. A 14-year old who was certified peviously so dove with the adults. The older boys kayaked, swam/snorkeled with dolphins, kept busy the whole week. AKR's programs kept the kids so busy and out of trouble they were never annoying to the adults in the group who came without kids and just wanted to dive. Dive boats were large and comfortable with easy off and on, and crew did a good job. We've already booked a family return to AKR for next Spring Break since the kids are anxious to pursue more diving and complete Open Water certifications, etc. I've also recommended the resort to other older adults because the diving is easy, water is warm and clear and the dolphins are always smiling! There is an extra charge for the dolphin encounters and I feel comfortable that the dolphins are well cared for. Most have been born at AKR. Several in our group paid extra for a very exciting shark dive in somewhat choppy water provided by another dive operator.
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Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Indonesia, Fiji, Philippines, Thailand, French Polynesia, Chuuk, Palau, Yap, all over the Caribbean
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, choppy
Water Temp 83-85°F / 28-29°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 60-100 Ft/ 18-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Stay with dive guide and group
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

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

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

Subject Matter 5 stars Boat Facilities 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 5 stars Shore Facilities 5 stars
UW Photo Comments Anthony's Key Resort is all about the dolphin research facility. Dive with dolphins, swim with dolphins, snorkel with dolphins. Other than...dolphins...this is typical Caribbean diving which most of us like to do sometimes because it's an easy break from the long flights to the other side of the planet for the best diving. Incidentally, those little GoPro cameras are really great for the shark and dolphin dives.
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