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Dive Review of East Bay Resort in
Turks and Caicos/South Caicos Island

East Bay Resort: "Good Caribbean Diving", Jul, 2017,

by Richard Bruch, NC, US ( 2 reports with 1 Helpful vote). Report 9726.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Extensive Fiji and French Polynesia diiving
Closest Airport South Caicos Airport (XSC) Getting There Twenty minute Non-stop from Providenciales (PLS)

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas choppy, no currents
Water Temp 84 to 85 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 60 to 80 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Diving limited by one's air consumption.
This dive shop daily has a one tank dive at 10:00 am and a one tank dive at about 1:30 or 2:00 pm.
All dives are "led" dives, usually at a dive mooring, or anchor was dropped if needed. This meant we could always descend on while holding onto a line.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 2 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 1 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Basically dive from a zodiac with no rinse bucket. Dive master moved slowly and allowed ... 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 3 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments Luggage arrived with us. Our carry on luggage was not weighed. The flight from Providenciales did not have accomodation for much carry on luggage.
The dive shop at East Bay Resort is on the resort property. Very skilled dive master who moved slowly in the water. Diving was completely safe, no ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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