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Dive Review of Olympus Dive Center/na in
The Continental USA

Olympus Dive Center/na: "North Carolina-Morehead City", Jul, 2015,

by Harvey Monroe, NM, US ( 2 reports). Report 8414.

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 4 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 4 stars
Beginners 2 stars
Advanced 4 stars
Comments Great location, visited 10 years earlier. Conditions a little more variation this time with a few less sharks. Gulf Stream brings in warm clear water most of the time but conditions can change dramatically in 5 feet of depth and temp drops 10 degrees and visibility from 60 to 10. Some of the best wreck diving in the Atlantic. Natural and artificial wrecks.
Certain sites have multiple sharks and large schools of fish.

Many travel from up and down east coast by car. Advanced diving, 100 feet, rough seas and currents can exist. Don't forget your ice chest and lunch, its a charter not a resort diving. Definitely worth the diving experience. Website is accurate.
Websites Olympus Dive Center   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving US, East-West, Caribbean, Eastern-Central Pacific, South America and Mediterranean
Closest Airport Raleigh-Durham Getting There Rental Car

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy Seas calm, choppy
Water Temp 80-72°F / 27-22°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 60-10 Ft/ 18-3 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions No real restrictions other than computer.
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 3 stars
Small Critters 3 stars Large Fish 5 stars
Large Pelagics 5 stars

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

Subject Matter 4 stars Boat Facilities 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 4 stars Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments Subject matter, Sharks, Large fish, lots of fish, wrecks, small fish, etc.
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