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Dive Review of Sea Saba/Juliana's in
Saba

Sea Saba/Juliana's: "Weather messed with us again!", Oct, 2014,

by Jeanne Downey, PA, US (Top Contributor Top Contributor 40 reports with 7 Helpful votes). Report 7908.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Bahamas, Caribbean, Cocos, Socorro, Guadalupe, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Palau, Papua, Micronesia, Maldives, etc.
Closest Airport Getting There Fly through St. Maarten, then on Windward Air, or by ferry boat.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, rainy, cloudy Seas choppy
Water Temp 83 to 84 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 30 to 70 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions 110' depth limit.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 3 stars 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
UW Photo Comments Small rinse bucket on boat. They also provided various sized coolers to keep cameras from drying out between dives. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 4 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 5 stars
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Comments This was our second try diving Saba in two years, having been stuck in St. Maarten for two days last time due to a tropical storm. This time a hurricane went through a couple weeks earlier, causing poor visibility on some dives, and a storm affected our diving towards the end of our week, but we only m ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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By Alan Riggs in CO, US at Nov 12, 2014 16:18 EST  
The diving sounds pretty unexceptional.
By keith brashear in FL, US at Nov 13, 2014 07:22 EST  
I dove there and was happy with the dives. Sorry the weather did not give you anything else to say about Saba. The Island is a place where after the dives you could relax and have a drink or what have you or go for a hike at various places. Never too hot and the rain is an island thing. When Diving I saw my favorite thing to see and those were morays. They look so nice and swim or glide so smoothly I like watching them. One day they were in squadron form. Bunches of them. I am going back for sure.
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