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Dive Review of Pro Divers, Inc./Marriott in
St. Kitts and Nevis

Pro Divers, Inc./Marriott, Jan, 2013,

by Ms Lynda Durfee, VA, US (Top Contributor Top Contributor 49 reports with 21 Helpful votes). Report 6864 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 5 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments I made arrangements for a week of diving at the end of a liveaboard trip (Caribbean Explorer II). Got prompt response to my initial email inquiry, setting up schedule for week (some days, am, some pm, depending on whether they had a morning snorkel trip). Pickup & dropoff from hotel was included. Auston (driver/DM) and Margot (wife, booking agent and shop) made me feel very welcome. Dive sites chosen daily on conditions and what I wanted to do. Maximum number of divers that week was 7, but the boat can hold up to 15 or so. Germaine (crew) sets up your gear and changes tanks. Steep ladder, but you can take off your BC combo and hand it up if climbing is a problem. Boat has canopy covering the sitting/gear area. Auston and Terry (DM/instructor) lead guided dives, based on divers' ability and experience. We did several dives down to 80-90 feet on reefs, looking for rays, turtles, eels. Auston found two frogfish on one site. Visibility wasn't as good as it could be due to windy conditions and a storm the previous week, but it was good enough close to the top of the reef. Several wrecks provided interesting places to look for critters. Will rinse and store your gear if you're diving more than one day. I didn't see rinse tanks, but I'd planned to take my gear back to the hotel and wash it in the tub at the end of the week anyway. Bring your own snacks (water and soda provided), since the onsite restaurant doesn't open until 6:30 pm. No head on boat, but restrooms at dock. A few trips, there were Discover Scuba Diving divers, with a separate DM. They looked like they were treated very well, so I wouldn't be hesitant to book if you're just starting or have a non-diver traveling companion. I'll be back in the next year or so.
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Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Key Largo, Lake Tahoe, all over Caribbean, Palau, all over Hawaii
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy Seas choppy
Water Temp 74-77°F / 23-25°C Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 50-70 Ft/ 15-21 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions no deco
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 3 stars Tropical Fish 3 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 rinse bucket; handed cameras to divers.
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