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Dive Review of Manta Lodge/Tobago Dive Experience in
Trinidad and Tobago/Speyside

Manta Lodge/Tobago Dive Experience, Apr, 2014,

by Eric Schindler, AZ, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 10 reports with 9 Helpful votes). Report 7582.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Palau, Indonesia, Maldives, Various Caribbean, Mexico, etc
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, rainy, cloudy, dry Seas choppy, surge, currents
Water Temp 77 to 80 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 30 to 120 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Dive safe, smart, and within limits. Guide will ascend with you when you are ready
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? no

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 N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments We are not photographers. Dive boat is reasonably spacious, and no dedicated camera space, but able to handle a couple of cameras/equipment without problem ... 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 3 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 2 stars
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Comments Diving in Tobago doesn't fit into any of the usual patterns of a Caribbean land based operation. We were there over busy Easter period and had less than six divers on each dive. Sean Robinson, owner of the dive shop and the Manta Lodge is a legend in the sport, and a well known figure/character? in the town. Posted times for dives. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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