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

Conch Republic Divers/Ocean Point Suites, Jun, 2013,

by Don Hintson, NC, US ( 1 report). Report 7046.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations 3 stars Food N/A
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 4 stars
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 2 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments Ocean point suites was ok. The first condo we had was run down. Dirty carpet, broken furniture and a stove that didnt work. They moved us the next day to a remodeled condo which was much nicer. Good location to the dive shop.
Diving was great. Two of the days my wife and I were the only 2 on the boat. Wrecks were fun, but currents were strong. We both forgot gloves, so had to purchase them to get up and down the anchor line. (otherwise your hands would be torn up)
Saw a spotted eagle ray and a few turtles. Lots of schools of fish. Did one reef dive, but current kicked up a lot of sand, so vis wasnt great. The keys are definitely worth it for the wreck dives. We dove the Spiegel Grove, the Duane and the Eagle. Saw some jew fish on 2 of the wrecks. Dives are deep so reccomend nitrox. Dove our profile which was nice. On the shallow reef dive there was an hour dive limit.
Conch Republic couldn't have been nicer!!
Websites Conch Republic Divers   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Hawaii, Belize, Grand Cayman, Saba, St. Marten, Statia, Dominica, Barbados, Bonaire, Aruba, Curacau, St. Thomas, NC coast, West Palm Beach.
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 77-80°F / 25-27°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 40-70 Ft/ 12-21 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions No deco diving
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

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 5 stars
Large Pelagics 1 stars

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

Subject Matter 4 stars Boat Facilities 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 4 stars Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments Currents were extremely strong, making it difficult to bring the camera on every dive. Vis was not great on every dive which also made it tricky to get pics or video.
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