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Dive Review of Dive Provo /Ports of Call in
Turks and Caicos/Provinciales

Dive Provo /Ports of Call: "Clear Waters and Easy Diving", Aug, 2017,

by Marie Dugan, FL, US (Reviewer Reviewer 3 reports with 2 Helpful votes). Report 9749.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Florida, Hawaii, Bahamas, Bonaire, Curacao, Mexico, Galapagos
Closest Airport Provinciales Getting There Direct flights from Ft. Lauderdale or Miami

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, dry Seas calm, choppy, no currents
Water Temp 84 to 86 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 50 to 80 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Each diver is required to have a computer, and the time limit of each dive was 60 minutes. If we ran a few minutes over, it was no big deal. Recommended max depth was 100 feet, which we stayed well above.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 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
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Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food N/A
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 4 stars
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Comments We were looking for a relaxing dive trip and did we ever find it with Ports of Call Resort and Dive Provo. Residing in South Florida, direct flights are readily available. We flew Jet Blue out of Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport.

Our arrival in Provinciales went smoothly and safely to the front door of Ports of Call Resort. We were greeted by friendly staff and allowed in our room early. Clean and friendly resort, not located on a beach. Well, we are from South Florida, so a beach for us was not mandatory. The resort is well kept, with a pool, patio bar and continental breakfast supplied each morning. Hours for breakfast were 6:30 until 10, but it really wasn't ready until 7. As an early riser, it was easy to adapt to their schedule. Breakfast included fresh juices, coffee, excellent pastries, and two times a week, bacon and eggs. This is the only place that offered breakfast as part of the room.
Ironically, we did not meet many divers staying at Ports of Call, those that we did were all friendly, as were the non-diving clientele.

Dive Provo is located across the driveway from Ports of Call and was our first stop after the resort. We checked in with Jo, receiving a warm welcome and an awesome first impression. We delivered our dive gear, since we always bring our own, and it showed up on each boat for our diving each day. No washing or lugging necessary, they did it all. Nitrox was available, for 10$ per tank. We dove it both dives each day and it was totally worth it. Many divers were sitting topside too soon, due to diving air.

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