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Dive Review of Horizon Divers in
The Continental USA/Key Largo, Florida

Horizon Divers: "Good. Just what we expected", Oct, 2014,

by Bob Robertson, FL, US (Reviewer Reviewer 3 reports with 1 Helpful vote). Report 8771 has 1 Helpful vote.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations N/A Food N/A
Service and Attitude N/A Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 1 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments We retired to Florida a year ago. Because the gulf is shallow, we went across the state to dive the ship wrecks in Key Largo. We have dove ship wrecks in Michigan and were looking forward to some of the bigger ships sunk for recreational diving. We were the only ones using air. Everybody else was Nitrox and/or re-breathers. We had no problem with Horizon Divers and air. They were very accommodating.
First day we went to the Duane. Swam the stern on the first dive and the aft on the second dive. I didn't expect to see an American Flag on the tower and it was so pretty with the currents gently waving it. As I was admiring the flag, a turtle came up and swam around it. Lovely. Some of the divers penetrated the wreck. We don't enjoy that, so it was nice to see their bubbles coming through the deck. The viz wasn't very good. Maybe 30 - 50 feet. Spent the night at a hotel nearby and the next day met again at Horizon Divers to prepare to dive the Spiegel Grove. Same as the day before, we did two dives on this wreck. There is a lot to see. The crane arms are fun to dive around. Again the viz wasn't very good, but it was fine if you didn't get too far from your buddy. These are big ships! Several of the guys in our group had dove them more than once. They are deep dives as well. Horizon Divers were well organized and like I said, they had no problems taking care of their clients needs.
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Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Michigan, Florida, Cozumel, St. Kitts, Dominica,
Bonaire, Galapagos, Turks and Caicos, Costa Rica
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather windy, cloudy Seas choppy
Water Temp -°F / -°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 30-50 Ft/ 9-15 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions [Unspecified]
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals N/A Tropical Fish N/A
Small Critters N/A Large Fish N/A
Large Pelagics N/A

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

Subject Matter N/A Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's N/A Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments [None]
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