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Dive Review of Reef Divers/East Bay Resort] in
Turks and Caicos/South Caicos

Reef Divers/East Bay Resort]: "Mixed review", Oct, 2021,

by GERALD WILISON, MI, US (Reviewer Reviewer 5 reports with 3 Helpful votes). Report 11675 has 1 Helpful vote.

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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 1 stars
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Comments Getting to the Turks and Caicos was a bit of a bureaucratic challenge. Must be vaccinated and have negative Covid19 test within 72 hours if flight, plus travel insurance covering quarantine if Covid contracted during trip. All this must be uploaded to the Turks and Caicos portal and be approved before flight departure. This approval may not come until the night (or early morning) before you leave, which can cause some anxiety.

The flight from Providenciales airport to South Caicos airport (if you can call it that), was a bit harrowing. The left engine started smoking and had to be shut down. The plane was about half way and turned back to Providenciales, where we eventually got on a another plane. On the last day, another group was still waiting at the air strip - their plane was broken and could ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Cozumel, Cayman, Bahamas, Florida, Roatan, Jersey Shore, Maldives, Bonaire, Indonesia, Great Lakes, etc.
Closest Airport Providentiales p Getting There Fly to Providenciales and then puddle jumper to South Caicos

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, rainy Seas choppy, surge
Water Temp 84-86°F / 29-30°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 50-100 Ft/ 15-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions 100 ft, 60 minutes
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 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 2 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Fresh water rinse hose on boat, but no wash/rinse bucket. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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