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Dive Review of Bill Tewes' Dive St. Vincent in
St. Vincent and the Grenadines/The big island of St Vincent

Bill Tewes' Dive St. Vincent: "Definitely the "Critter Capital of the Caribbean"", Aug, 2018,

by Ray Haberman, NM, US (Contributor Contributor 19 reports with 6 Helpful votes). Report 10533 has 2 Helpful votes.

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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 3 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments I first came to the island in Nov, 2003 after reading an article in Undercurrents about the "critters" found here. I wanted to dive with the "Critter King" Bill Tewes. I spent the week but Bill was away at a dive show so I came back in Jan. of 2004 and stayed 3 months. I returned in the fall of that year and stayed for 4 months. I did that for many years before deciding to just stay here and dive. I now have over 2500 dives here and I'm amazed that I'm still able to find critters that I have never seen before. Just the other day I found a Blue Stiliger, P.210 of the 3rd edition of the Paul Human ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Bill Tewes' Dive St. Vincent   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Saba, Bermuda, Bahamas, Costa Rica, Belize, Aruba, Statia, St Kitts, PNG, Yap, Truk, Palau, Australia, Bonaire, Cozumel, Belize, Roatan, Grand Turk, Puerto Rico, Florida and Lake Superior, Lake Michigan and Lake Geneva, WI.
Closest Airport Argyle International Getting There With the opening of the new airport 3 major airlines are now offering nonstop service from Canada, NY and Miami. LIAT the local island hopper is available for those that can't get a nonstop flight. LIAT stands for "Leave Island Any Time, Lord, It's Awful Transportation, Luggage In Any Terminal and Laugh It's All True." So we recommend the charter airlines out of Barbados, SVG Air and Mystic Air. They are a little more expensive but more dependable.

Dive Conditions

Weather Seas
Water Temp -°F / -°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility - Ft/ - M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions You are evaluated on your first dive and then it is determined if you can solo. No deco diving and return to the boat with 300 lbs. of air.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 5 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 2 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Dive shop has been in operation for over 30+ years. It is a very small shop in a very old building that was not built to be a dive shop. They have one ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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By Daniel Zielinskiin NY, US at Jan 07, 2019 15:42 EST  
Solo diving? Pony bottles available?
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