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#243259 - 07/20/07 11:20 AM List your favorite dive sites on Ambergris Caye!  
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Can anyone tell us your favorite dive sites on the island...Please!
Thanks
All the Best!
Ruth

Last edited by Ruth1; 07/20/07 11:28 AM.
#243264 - 07/20/07 12:01 PM Re: List your favorite dive sites on Ambergris Caye! [Re: Ruth1]  
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For starters and in no particular order, Cypress, Boca Ciego, Pillar Corals, Victoria Tunnels . .


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#243265 - 07/20/07 12:20 PM Re: List your favorite dive sites on Ambergris Caye! [Re: seashell]  
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Any good dive site on the north part of the island?

#243266 - 07/20/07 12:41 PM Re: List your favorite dive sites on Ambergris Cay [Re: Ruth1]  
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Very good Ruth, You get an 'A' for knowing those dive sites are on the South tip of the Island. There is a geographic impairment in San Pedro about North and South, watch for it when your here,those afflicted with 'Southchitis' (an acute or chronic inflammation of the membrane lining of the southern lobes, caused by imbalanced Taxation infection or exposure to chambercommerce irritants).
M and M caverns are close to you and the Sandpoint dive site has turtles more often than not. Punta Azul or Basil Jones are north. I wouldn't pass up the Blue Hole trip to lighthouse reef, if you don't like the Halfmoon caye wall dive you should throw away you gear and quit.


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#243267 - 07/20/07 01:10 PM Re: List your favorite dive sites on Ambergris Cay [Re: elbert]  
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Elbert's the man...he is in the know...
Thanks again....Elbert.....tell Bubba hello...we got the doggie bones ready.

All the Best
Ruth

#243270 - 07/20/07 02:57 PM Re: List your favorite dive sites on Ambergris Cay [Re: Ruth1]  
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My fav. dive on A.C. is the nite dive at Hol Chan , the best N.D. I've ever done. I like all the sites off A.C.
The blue hole trip is a must do. The 2 dives off Half Moon Caye Wall are world class & lunch on Half Moon Caye is awesome,take a hike & see the nesting colony of rare red-footed boobie birds.
Dive often & Dive safely

#243271 - 07/20/07 03:03 PM Re: List your favorite dive sites on Ambergris Cay [Re: J DOG]  
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I enjoyed Cypress and of course the Aquarium and wall dives off Half Moon Caye were the best! The Blue Hole trip is something I may have to do again next trip down just for the Half Moon Caye wall dives and the caye itself.

#243299 - 07/20/07 10:47 PM Re: List your favorite dive sites on Ambergris Cay [Re: buzzbean]  
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I like the dive sites north of the cut better than those down south. The problem is too many people come here with a preconceived idea of where to dive and dictate that to the dive master before signing up. They say things like “My friend told me that I MUST do so and so.” Hence you get a lot of boats and divers at the same site every day.

THEN – after a few days of diving with me they finally ask “where do you like to dive?”
Then we go north. I like it best when they put two tanks per person on the boat and head north and put it at one of the north resorts for the surface interval. I have never had anyone disappointed in one of these trips.

The canyons up here are narrower and pump more water through which results in healthy sponges and sea fans. I especially like the Christ of the Abyss.


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#243301 - 07/20/07 11:08 PM Re: List your favorite dive sites on Ambergris Cay [Re: ScubaLdy]  

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I've dived the Christ statue several times recently and visibility was dreadful - much worse than at eg. Tackle Box.

#243303 - 07/20/07 11:20 PM Re: List your favorite dive sites on Ambergris Cay [Re: ]  
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sorry to hear that - was there a lot of surge?


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