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Dive Review of Olympus Dive Center/n/a in
The Continental USA/North Carolina

Olympus Dive Center/n/a, Jun, 2014,

by Eric A Frick, IL, US (Sr. Contributor Sr. Contributor 29 reports with 21 Helpful votes). Report 7660.

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 5 stars
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 4 stars
Beginners 1 stars
Advanced 4 stars
Comments Although not for beginners, this unique diving should be on the "to-do" list of most divers. The large shoals of fish swarming over the wrecks and around the divers were wonderful. The Olympus crew were friendly and well-organized. Trips from their dock to the wrecks were long (1 to 2 hours) but the boat is comfortable and large. The long rides and the sometimes high seas can be a challenge to less experienced divers. These fabulous wrecks host a wide variety of sea life (lentil sea spiders, oyster toadfish, starfish and lots more. The large groups of sizable fish and the predators constantly on the hunt were fascinating to watch. I would happily go again.
Websites Olympus Dive Center   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Great Lakes, Florida Keys, Hawaii, Caribbean
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas choppy
Water Temp 73-75°F / 23-24°C Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 25-70 Ft/ 8-21 M

Dive Policy

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

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 2 stars Tropical Fish 4 stars
Small Critters 4 stars Large Fish 5 stars
Large Pelagics 4 stars

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

Subject Matter 4 stars Boat Facilities 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's N/A Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments Dedicated camera table and rinse bucket for cameras.
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