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Dive Review of Sea Dwellers in
The Continental USA

Sea Dwellers: "Easy diving with friendly competent crew; reef not recovered", Nov, 2018,

by Samuel B Johnson, NC, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 11 reports with 2 Helpful votes). Report 10677.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Almost all of my diving has been in the Caribbean and Florida. I've dived a half dozen times in California, and once each in North Carolina and the Mediterranean. Caribbean diving includes Dominica, Roatan, Utila, Curacao, Bonaire, Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac, Saba, Cozumel and Grand Turk
Closest Airport Ft Lauderdale Getting There Dive operation is in Key Largo. Most people fly to Miami or Ft Lauderdale and drive a rent-a-car from there. Driving time is about 1.5 hours.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy Seas choppy, no currents
Water Temp 78 to 81 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 50 to 70 Feet

Dive Policy

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

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 2 stars 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 2 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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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 4 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments Sea Dwellers runs a very friendly operation in Key Largo. It has no accommodations, but it happily arranges rooms at the Holiday Inn across the street. Its boat departs and returns from the dock beside the Holiday Day, so one has a two minute walk across the lawn from one's room to the boat. Note: If one is diving on two or more days, one absolutely should take advantage of the "valet" service at Sea Dwellers, since that includes taking care of your gear, i.e., rinsing it, storing it at their shop, and bringing it back to the boat the next day. Hauling one's gear back to the hotel room after diving and hanging it in the bathroom, which is the only other option, is not pleasant. This valet ser ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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