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“As Good as it Gets”
Review of Dive Port Royal

Dive Port Royal
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase, Activities for older children
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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“As Good as it Gets”
Reviewed 25 January 2014

The diving is amazing. The reefs are preserved here and the water is beautiful. Leif is a great dive master and you get personal attention. He is knowledgable and fun. His boat is safe and clean. Abel the boat handler is reliable and trustworthy. If you like being "off the grid" an want to feel like you are in your personal, remote paradise, this is it!

Visited January 2014
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SHANLY ONT CANADA
Level 6 Contributor
108 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“great spot”
Reviewed 10 December 2013

the reefs around roatan are legendary and this spot is no different lots of marine life you wont be dissappointed

Visited December 2013
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Punta Gorda, Florida
Level 4 Contributor
23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“As good as it gets...”
Reviewed 11 June 2013

Just when you think it doesn't get any better, along comes Dive Port Royal who will lead you on a magical journey to the most pristine reefs you may ever see. In the company of good friends, we recently experienced the Wall to Wall Dive package offered by Dive Port Royal.

After being picked up at BJ's in Oakridge, we headed out to the first dive sight called Paradise Wall. My husband and I snorkeled while our friends dove and it was one of the most incredible snorkel experiences ever! Snorkeling above an abundance of coral heads and barrel sponges we were lucky enough to see a nurse shark swimming lazily in front of us and we were surrounded by schools of fish just going about their day-to-day business of life on the reef. The divers amongst us raved about their experience - and were already planning their next trip with Dive Port Royal during their dive interval. We anchored inside Port Royal Shores Bay where I went back in for another round of snorkeling while the divers in our group relaxed, hydrated and raved about their first dive.

The 2nd dive sight was at Port Royal Gorge. Once again, as snorkelers we were thrilled with the abundance of fish on the reef and the pristine coral and sponges..

We enjoyed a great lunch at Calabash Bight Resort where we sat around tables discussing our dive/snorkel experiences! We were returned to BJ's (our pick-up location) where we sat and listened to the Banditos (a local group of musicians who jam on Fridays), enjoyed a cold beverage and just chilled.

Leif and Kathy of Dive Port Royal are great hosts and provided us with fresh fruit and water during the dive interval. Kathy stayed onboard while Leif (who is a certified instructor and dive master) accompanied the divers.

The pristine nature of the reef system in/around Port Royal makes for an awe-inspiring experience - whether as a diver or a snorkeler. Treat yourself - you won't regret it!

Visited May 2013
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