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Dive Review of Nautilus Swell in
Other Locations/Alaska, USA

Nautilus Swell: "Diving Alaska", Jun, 2014,

by Pierre Hurter, CA, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 7 reports with 3 Helpful votes). Report 8045.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Alaska, Monterey, Socorro, Solomon's, Chuuck, Palau, Galapagos, Philippines, Australia, New Zealand, La Paz, Tulum, Belize, Maui, Honduras
Closest Airport Juneau Getting There SFO to Seattle and on to Juneau

Dive Conditions

Weather cloudy Seas choppy
Water Temp 45 to 50 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 50 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Dive guide was available, but most divers dove their own profiles
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals N/A Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

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

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 3 stars
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Comments This was our fourth trip to Alaska, our first aboard the Nautilus Swell, built in 1912. There were 11 very experienced divers aboard and a crew of 5.

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