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Dive Review of Oasis Divers in
Turks and Caicos/Grand Turk

Oasis Divers, Jan, 2005,

by Donn Gordon, NJ, USA . Report 1830.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Australia, Caribbean, Hawaii
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 77 to 80 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 40 to 75 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions [Unspecified]
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

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 2 stars Large Fish 2 stars
Large Pelagics 1 stars

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

Subject Matter 4 stars Boat Facilities 1 stars
Overall rating for UWP's N/A 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 3 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 1 stars Shore Diving 3 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced 2 stars
Comments Oasis Divers, while very friendly run a fairly sloppy shop. The dive boats all have Oxygen and probably first aid kits, but no radios and very little in the way of running lights. On one dive to a nearby island (Salt Cay), we had to cross about 10 miles of open water. The boat ran out of gas not once but twice resluting in our not returning until way after dark, with no running lights and barely making it into a docking area on G.T before we ran out of gas a second time. I enjoyed the diving on Grand Turk and Salt Cay very much, but would be very reluctant to use this operation again.
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