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Dive Review of Grand Turk Diving Co. Ltd/Island Passage in
Turks and Caicos/Grand Turk

Grand Turk Diving Co. Ltd/Island Passage: "Grand Turk Divers", Jun, 2017,

by Timothy R O'Connor, FL, US (Reviewer Reviewer 6 reports). Report 9760.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations N/A Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude N/A Environmental Sensitivity 5 stars
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 4 stars
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced 3 stars
Comments This is our 2nd trip to Grand Turk. Rented Island Passage which is about a block from Grand Turk Divers. The house was nice, AC worked in the bedrooms, fans in main room and kitchen, nice covered porch with great breeze. Ants were a problem at first. Rented a golf cart from Omars. Best way to get around island for shopping and touring.
Diving with Grand Turk Divers is always good. Smitty led most dives and knows the reef well. Mostly easy dives with 50-70 foot vis and little current. Always made it back to boat. More mid size groupers on this trip. Lion fish everywhere and divemasters would spear them. Night dive had many small shrimp. Ended last 20 minutes of dive without lights and that was great.
We like GT because of laid back and friendly atmosphere. Food is good at the restaurants we visited. We stayed away from the main resorts. Ask locals for good food and they will tell you best spots. Renting a house or condo is best bet. Local grocery stores had most items but shelves not loaded. Liquor store well stocked.
Used GoPro for video. Boat did not have rinse tank for cameras and didn't ask. GoPro does not require the facilities that bigger or more professional camera require. I was fine.
I would recommend Grand Turk to anyone wanting to do 2-3 dives a day and relax. Not first class but comfortable. If you want first class there are 2 big resorts on isalnd.
Websites Grand Turk Diving Co. Ltd   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Carribbean, South Pacific, Florida
Closest Airport JAG Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 80-82°F / 27-28°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 50-100 Ft/ 15-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Stay within your computer limits
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 3 stars Tropical Fish 4 stars
Small Critters 3 stars Large Fish 3 stars
Large Pelagics N/A

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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