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Dive Review of Turks & Caicos Aggressor II in
Turks and Caicos

Turks & Caicos Aggressor II, Oct, 2009,

by Susan Crane, PA, USA (Reviewer Reviewer 3 reports with 1 Helpful vote). Report 5260.

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

Accommodations 5 stars Food 3 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 5 stars
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced 3 stars
Comments This was a very good trip which was made even better since there were only 9 guests on the boat. I was going with a friend, so we were allowed to split up and each had our own room on the boat. Just lucky. The crew was great, and very helpful. The dive masters were very experienced and helpful about pointing out things to see. I was a bit disappointed in the health of some of the coral, definately deteriorating. The boat promised 27 dives for the week and they delivered as promised, as long as you didn't mind 2 days diving at 6am. That meant there were 6 total dives on those days. They were quite firm on diving with a computer. One guest didn't obey his computer and got locked out for 24 hours and the captain would not let him dive during that time. Another guest's computer malfunctioned and she did a 30 min unnecessary deco stop just to keep her computer happy so she could continue diving. Otherwise, the crew was quite accommodating. The food was good but not fabulous. The highlight of the trip was all the Reef sharks that we saw. I have more shark photos than I know what to do with now. They were completely unconcerned with the divers and just circled around us on several dive sites. Some nice nurse sharks and groupers as well. Petting a grouper is always an unusual experience. Fish were not abundant but many of the usuals were seen. I did see lion fish for the first time and it was a bit disconcerting to see how many of them there were. I would certainly recommend this trip.

Websites Turks & Caicos Aggressor II   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Bonaire, Belize, Cayman Islands, Galapagos, Utila
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 84-85°F / 29-29°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 30-60 Ft/ 9-18 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Must dive with a computer and with a buddy, max depth of 110 ft
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

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

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

Subject Matter 3 stars Boat Facilities 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 4 stars Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments Battery charging station was a bit crowded and there were just 9 of us on the boat, would have hated to see it with a full boat. Otherwise plenty of space for cameras and large rinse tank.
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