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Dive Review of HMS Minnow Dive Charters/Amoray Resort in
The Continental USA/Key Largo

HMS Minnow Dive Charters/Amoray Resort: "Six Pack Diving in the Florida Keys.", Aug, 2014,

by Howard Kaiser, MO, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 9 reports with 5 Helpful votes). Report 7882 has 1 Helpful vote.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Baja, Cozumel, Honduras, Belize, Bahamas, Hawaii , Grand Caymans
Closest Airport Use Ft Lauderdale Getting There connect via Charlotte or Dallas

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 83 to Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 30 to 50 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions dives are unguided; depths to max of 50ft this trip
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins 1 or 2 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 N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Dedicated camera bucket would be a helpful addition. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food N/A
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 3 stars
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Comments Amoray Resort We normally would have used the Holiday Inn since the HMS Minnow docks directly behind the hotel. We chose to rent their large apartment which had an upstairs bed and bath and a downstairs bathroom and day bed. In addition, they had an enclosed screen porch in the rear for drying gear. Very well set up, clean and the fully equipped kitchen allowed us to make a hot breakfast and purchase sodas, snacks etc. We will definitely use this resort again and will inquire whether they have a smaller boat -a six pack ideally- we could try out.
HMS Minnow we've booked with the HMS Minnow for years; my wife and two sons would book several days of diving and we would generally do four tanks a day. That would mean running over to Wendy's during a very br ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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