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Dive Review of Art Pickering's Turtle Divers/Turtle Cove Inn in
Turks and Caicos

Art Pickering's Turtle Divers/Turtle Cove Inn, Oct, 2002,

by J. Culp, SC, USA . Report 319.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Roatan, Bonaire, Cayman Brac, Cozumel, Myrtle Beach SC, Florida Springs
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas choppy
Water Temp 80 to 82 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 50 to 65 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions 100 ft, 500psi
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

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

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter 3 stars Boat Facilities 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 3 stars Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments [None]

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

Accommodations 3 stars Food 3 stars
Service and Attitude 4 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 4 stars Shore Diving 2 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced 4 stars
Comments Good - Comfortable, spacious fast dive boat with excellent crew. Dive briefings were informative, accurate and thorough. Crew worked to provide the best dive opportunities for us.

Bad - Turtle Cove Inn is a long way from town.

Wish I'd known - No sidewalks or street lights make for "interesting" evening walks to restaurants and bars.
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