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Dive Review of Conch Republic Divers in
The Continental USA/Key Largo

Conch Republic Divers, Apr, 2007,

by Bear Johnston, California, USA (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 11 reports). Report 3295.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Caribbean, Hawaii, Mexico
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas choppy
Water Temp 75 to 78 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 0 to 0 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Since I did not have a buddy, on deep dives I stayed with a group and followed their profile.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 3 stars Tropical Fish 4 stars
Small Critters 3 stars Large Fish 2 stars
Large Pelagics 1 stars

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

Subject Matter 5 stars Boat Facilities 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 4 stars Shore Facilities 3 stars
UW Photo Comments They provided a large bucket for cameras only, but I only use it to wash saltwater off my camera and kept it away from harm between dives

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

Accommodations 4 stars Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude 3 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving 1 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments Very good dive operation. Only had one concern one day when I told the captain and instructor on the boat that a diver was below 600 psi before he made his assent from 80' and returned to the boat with a little over 200 psi, and they did nothing. I did talk to the owner about it. Otherwise, I would highly recommend them. Great divesites. The wrecks are deep but full of fish. All the shallow divesites where loaded with fish as well. Great for UWP.
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