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Dive Review of Olympus Dive Center/Oceanana in
The Continental USA/Graveyard of the Atlantic

Olympus Dive Center/Oceanana: "Sharks!", Jul, 2019,

by James Wise, AR, US (Reviewer Reviewer 3 reports with 1 Helpful vote). Report 10985.

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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
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 1 stars
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Comments This is an excellent experience! This isnít for everyone and has a few caveats. Caveats: 1: The weather is highly variable. I was booked for three days flew in and got canceled 2 out of 3 days in mid-July which is ďprime season. Unfortunately Dive Centers donít control the weather! 2: This isnít a ď concierge ď service. You will have to c ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Olympus Dive Center   Oceanana

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 26-50 dives
Where else diving Cuba, St. Thomas, Puerto Rico, Florida, Arkansas, NC
Closest Airport Jacksonville,NC -OAJ Getting There American into Charlotte hub, then Jacksonville, rent-a-car to Morehead City, NC

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy Seas calm
Water Temp 84-74°F / 29-23°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 80-100 Ft/ 24-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Dive Buddy. We did have some guys with HP steel 130ís do Deco.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals N/A 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 Camera dedicated rinse station. Iím not a videographer but there were some professionals there that had huge rigs that were well handled with no complaints. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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