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Dive Review of Olympus Dive Center/Quality Inn in
The Continental USA/North Carolina

Olympus Dive Center/Quality Inn, Jun, 2010,

by Ken Mostello, MA, US (Reviewer Reviewer 3 reports). Report 5544.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Micronesia, Indonesia, Polynesia, Mexico, Canada, Bonaire, Cozumel, Florida, New England
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas choppy
Water Temp 69 to 85 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 25 to 35 Feet

Dive Policy

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

What I Saw

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

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

Subject Matter 1 stars Boat Facilities 1 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 1 stars Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments Camera table is small, overcrowded, and unstable. Rinse tank has about 4-5 inches of water in it.

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

Accommodations N/A Food 1 stars
Service and Attitude 2 stars Environmental Sensitivity 1 stars
Dive Operation 2 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 2 stars
Beginners 1 stars
Advanced 3 stars
Comments The boat was grossly over crowded with 27 divers aboard. When combined with choppy seas and 2 hour plus commutes to dive sites, the boat is just a bad experience. Sharks were few in number and many of the best sites were unanavailable due to high seas.
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