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Dive Review of Tobago Dive Experience in
Trinidad and Tobago/Northeast Tobago

Tobago Dive Experience: "Diving with Tobago Dive Experience", Nov, 2015,

by Manuel Campano, GA, US (Reviewer Reviewer 5 reports with 2 Helpful votes). Report 8752 has 1 Helpful vote.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations 3 stars Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 5 stars
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments [None] Diving in Tobago was like a great adventure. The Dive Master, Sean Robinson is very personable and out going. Yes, the room and board are very basic, but the price and value are outstanding. Every dive gave me a sense of excitement and anticipation that I had not felt since I first got into diving. Usually, Sean's boat is the only boat you well see once you get out into the ocean. Lot of beautiful corals and marine life.

Caribbean Air is the only airline that connects to Tobago. If you are at the end of a long line at Customs in Trinidad, then tell one of the customs agents that you have a connecting fight to Tobago and you will be put at the front of the line. If you hit a big line in Tobago to go back to Trinidad, you need to go across the street and talk to someone in the ticket office. You will again go to the front of the line if you have a connecting flight.

Yes, the drive to Speyside is at least 1 hour, but if you want the excitement of diving in a remote location, that is part of the price you have to pay.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 26-50 dives
Where else diving Cozumel, Bonaire, Bahamas, Florida Keys, West Palm Beach, Florida
Closest Airport Tobago Getting There Atlanta to Miami, Miami to Trinidad, Trinidad to Tobago

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas choppy, surge, currents
Water Temp -°F / -°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 75-120 Ft/ 23-37 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions On difficult dives, a great emphasis was placed on staying behind and in sight of the dive master, Sean Robinson
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 5 stars Tropical Fish 4 stars
Small Critters 4 stars Large Fish 4 stars
Large Pelagics 3 stars

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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