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Dive Review of Ocean Hunter/Fish'n Fins in

Ocean Hunter/Fish'n Fins, Feb, 2006,

by Tom Hawkins, Ca, usa . Report 2393.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations 5 stars Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving 3 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments My wife and I and two other couples that are our close friends were able to book the Ocean Hunter for one week. I have to say this was absolutely one of the best trips we have ever been on. From the incredible high octane diving to our superb hosts. This trip exceeded all our expectations. Having booked this trip many months before and it being so far away, we were justifiably anxious as to what to expect. Our crew and the ownners of the boat could not have been more hospitable. Even though the boat was smaller than most, no attention to detail was spared. From our warm showers and warm towels after every dive, to the great meals and snacks that came from the galley. They were even able to prepare a great birthday cake for my wife. The ability to have this boat with just my close friends and be able to get into dive sites where the larger boats neede to shuttle ther people into was just fantastic. The diving itself was superb, we all saw many species of fish we had never seen before. Each dive was exciting with the discovery of new species of fish to the adrenaline filled shark action to the many dancing Mantas in "German Channel"

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving I have been diving in Belize, Figi, Cozumel, La Paz, Panama and Monterey, Ca to name a few
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, cloudy Seas calm, currents
Water Temp 80-85°F / 27-29°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 100-150 Ft/ 30-46 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions We never felt any restrictions other than the normal common sense safety restrictions
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

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

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

Subject Matter 5 stars Boat Facilities 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 4 stars Shore Facilities 5 stars
UW Photo Comments The boat is a small boat, but they are totally geared to the underwater photographer. There base staff is very proffesional and helpful with some of there staff having worked with numerous trips with National Geographic on the boat. I called ahead and told the owner Tova that my camera was jammed. She was able to have someone meet me within a half hour. This gentleman took my camera away and had it back to me the next day with my film in tact
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