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Dive Review of New Dimension Scuba in
Mediterranean/Malta

New Dimension Scuba: "Great wreck diving in Malta", Apr, 2017,

by Neil Burgess, NF, CA (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 9 reports with 1 Helpful vote). Report 9715 has 1 Helpful vote.

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

Accommodations N/A Food N/A
Service and Attitude N/A Environmental Sensitivity 4 stars
Dive Operation 4 stars Shore Diving 5 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 4 stars
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced 4 stars
Comments New Dimension Scuba provided us with a great week of wreck diving. We did one day of boat diving (the Imperial Eagle wreck is recommended) and 3 days of shore diving. The shop provided daily pick-up and drop-off at our apartment, transportation to dive sites, and a divemaster guide on all dives. Malta has a wide variety of ship and plane wrecks for boat diving, and artificial reef wrecks for shore diving. Our divemaster Ollie (a RAID Instructor-Trainer) was very knowledgeable about the wrecks and attentive to our safety and enjoyment. Many of the wrecks are below 100' depth, so better suited to experienced deep divers. Lots of good World War II wrecks at technical depths. We rented an apartment in Bugibba within a short walk of the dive shop. Lots of topside attractions in Malta, especially historical castles, museums and fortifications. The Order of the Knights of St. John and World War II events are a highlight. A fabulous English-speaking dive location for those interested in shipwrecks. The biological diversity and abundance were low. Would certainly recommend New Dimension Scuba to others.
Websites New Dimension Scuba   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving eastern Canada, Caribbean, UK, California, Mediterranean
Closest Airport Malta International Getting There Easy flights from anywhere in Europe

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas calm
Water Temp 15-17°C / 59-63°F Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 40-60 Ft/ 12-18 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Follow the divemaster.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals N/A Tropical Fish 1 stars
Small Critters 1 stars Large Fish 1 stars
Large Pelagics N/A

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

Subject Matter 3 stars Boat Facilities 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 3 stars Shore Facilities 2 stars
UW Photo Comments [None]
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