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Dive Review of Bill Tewes' Dive St. Vincent/Young Island Resort in
St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Bill Tewes' Dive St. Vincent/Young Island Resort: "Ready for unusual critters on unspoiled dives?", Nov, 2019,

by Amy Thorkilsen, NJ, US (Reviewer Reviewer 5 reports with 7 Helpful votes). Report 11354 has 1 Helpful vote.

Photos Submitted with this Report

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From Sunset Point - Young Island Dwarf Frogfish Bluebar Jawfish Honeycomb Cowfish Dwarf Frogfish
Balloonfish Reef Octopus Feather Dusters Lettuce Slug Slender Filefish
Rough File Clam Highhat

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 5 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments This was our 10th visit in 12 years so that should tell you we love diving in St. Vincent! The dive sites run up the leeward coast so they are always protected on the windier days and each site really has multiple options to offer: if you like looking around in reef structures you can choose to do that, if you like muck style diving in shallow turtle grass or watching jawfish or squid in sandy shallowish areas you can choose to do that...Conditions are generally great - occasionally there might be some current but depends on moon phase/tides. Visibility is also usually great but can be a bit murky if there has been a lot of rain overnight. Still, there is so much to see up close, you won't be disappointed. The Dive St. Vincent team will set up your gear as you wish for every dive - making for relaxing days on t ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Bill Tewes' Dive St. Vincent   Young Island Resort

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Great Barrier Reef, Bonaire, Turks and Caicos, Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac, Little Cayman, Cozumel, Saba, Curacao, St. Vincent
Closest Airport St. Vincent (Argyle SVD) Getting There We used Air Canada Rouge direct from Toronto to St. Vincent - only on Thursdays. Have to fly Newark to Toronto first. Return we flew St. Vincent to Barbados for JetBlue direct back to Newark. American also offers direct flights from Miami to St. Vincent on Saturdays and I believe they are adding another day during high season so check their site.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 82-84°F / 28-29°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 35-70 Ft/ 11-21 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Once divemasters know your skill level you are on your own to return to the boat with appropriate levels.
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 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments As I have said previously in my reviews, if you are a photographer, particularly macro but not limited to that, you will love Dive St. Vincent. Dive groups are very s ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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