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Dive Review of Multiple operators/Private home in
The Continental USA/West Palm, Boynton Beach, FL

Multiple operators/Private home: "You can't always get what you want...", May, 2021,

by Craig A Wood, PA, US (Top Contributor Top Contributor 35 reports with 34 Helpful votes). Report 11528 has 1 Helpful vote.

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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
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Snorkeling N/A
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Beginners 4 stars
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Comments I found myself with a week that I could come back down to SE Florida, just 3 weeks after my last visit. You make your reservations, and you take your chances.

I came down from Philadelphia on Tuesday, May 18. The Philadelphia airport is the busiest it's been since before the pandemic. Some of the vendors are still closed, but more are now open. The Admiral's Club is working well, with a few pandemic changes remaining. Everyone in the Philadelphia Airport, on the plane, and in the airport in West Palm were wearing masks, as were the folks at National Car Rental. Everyone was still wearing masks at my Winn Dixie grocery.

I came down with plans to do 20 dives over 8 days. The first 5 days of my visit were lost to diving due to high winds and seas. It was not a total loss. I got in many miles on my bike, hiked the five Natural Scrub Areas near me in Lantana, Hypoluxo, and Boynton Beach, and performed some needed townhouse maintenance activities.

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Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Grand Cayman, Little Cayman, Cayman Brac, Bonaire, Curacao, Turks & Caicos, Roatan, Cozumel, Key Largo, SE Florida (Boynton Beach, Jupiter, West Palm...), Maui, Oahu, Cape Ann, San Diego, Costa Rica, Panama, Cocos Island, Red Sea, Galapagos, Revillagigedos
Closest Airport Palm Beach International Getting There Direct flight from Philadelphia

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, dry Seas calm, choppy, currents, no currents
Water Temp 79-80°F / 26-27°C Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 40-60 Ft/ 12-18 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions 60 min dive time Walker's, approx the same Loggerhead
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 3 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

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Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities N/A
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