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Scuba Mallorca: "Gentle diving in Mallorca", Sep, 2017,

by Graham McGregor, Kilmacolm, GB (Top Contributor Top Contributor 39 reports with 22 Helpful votes). Report 9818.

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

Accommodations N/A Food N/A
Service and Attitude 4 stars Environmental Sensitivity 4 stars
Dive Operation 4 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 3 stars
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced 2 stars
Comments I was on a week's holiday in late September 2017 in Puerto Pollenca in the north of Mallorca. I decided to go for a morning two tank dive with established local operator, Scuba Mallorca based in Puerto Pollenca. I have dived with them many times before (see previous reviews). I booked about a week in advance which I would recommend doing as they seem to get quite busy. They are a British owned business but had Spanish dive guides and boat captain the day I dived. Scuba Mallorca picked me up from my villa in the local countryside outside Puerto Pollenca and dropped me off after the dives. This service is complimentary. I rented a BCD and regs but took the rest of my own equipment. I wore a 5mm full suit which turned out to be a good idea as the water temp was 24C. The boat is open and doesn't offer much protection from the sun. There was no boat briefing which surprised me. However, the guides were pleasant. I was buddied with another experienced diver and we were pretty much left to dive by ourselves which was fine. The boat ride out was a bit bumpy, it can get windy in the Bay of Pollenca but the dive sites were protected. There's not a huge amount to see (this is the Med!) but we did see several schools of fish and both barracuda and small tuna on the first dive and a nice small flounder on the second dive. The surface interval was short but it didn't affect the diving which is comparatively shallow (the deepest point was about 20m). If you are in the area was fancy a pleasant morning's diving then this is ideal.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Galapagos; Palau; Sipadan; Truk; Malapascua; Komodo; Ticao Island; Maldives; Red Sea; Caribbean; Cuba; Hawaii; Florida; Cozumel; Spain, Seychelles, Mauritius, Oman
Closest Airport Palma, Mallorca Getting There Easy from most places in Europe

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas choppy, no currents
Water Temp 24-°C / 75-°F Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 25- M / 82- Ft

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions [Unspecified]
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 1 stars Tropical Fish 2 stars
Small Critters 2 stars Large Fish N/A
Large Pelagics N/A

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

Subject Matter N/A Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's N/A Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments [None]
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