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“Cliff Dive was awesome”

Art Pickering's Provo Turtle Divers
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Owner description: Dive With the Oldest and Most Respected Dive Operation in the Turks & Caicos Islands....... Established in 1970, Provo Turtle Divers, Ltd. Is the oldest and most experienced dive operation in the Turks & Caicos Islands. For over 44 years we have explored the reefs and walls of these islands, discovering new dive sites and uncovering some of the most unusual underwater spectacles accessible to divers in the Turks & Caicos. We believe in small group diving with concierge level service - no "cattle boat" diving with us!
Reviewed April 20, 2014

The dive team was knowledgeable and friendly and took our family on 4 terrific dives + a pool course and certification for our youngest. Steve was a great teacher and the other dive masters helped the group have a great experience. The cliff dive was the highlight.

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Reviewed April 11, 2014

Let me start by saying that I have over 1,300 dives and am a Dive Master, so I have experience with dive operations. Provo Turtle Divers run an excellent operation. Their boat is spacious and never carries more than 14 divers (it is CG rated for twice that). All required safety equipment is on board. The crew is excellent and takes good care of everyone. They are polite and professional. I did 8 dives with them. All of the sites were great and we encountered reef sharks on 7 of the 8 dives. They are very safety oriented. Dives ranged from about 80 to 90 feet on the first dive and around 60 feet on the second. They provide plenty of snacks during the surface interval and cold water is available throughout the trip. I would be more than happy to dive with them again.

3  Thank Art H
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Reviewed April 7, 2014

The staff at Provo Turtle Divers have found a perfect combination of direction, value, and attention to details. The process runs smoothly and in the minimum of time to get you in the water. Their experience level is such that they can tell how much attention you need. Truly a pleasure to dive with this company.

Of course, three perfect sunny days, good clarity, lots of wildlife (happy reef sharks), their concern for the reef, maybe these also influence my enthusiasm. But I hear that it is always perfect at Provo.

Thank Joe H
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Reviewed March 25, 2014

If you plan to dive in Turks and Caicos - hook up with this company.
It's not often when you can say that everything was as it should be.
These people are nice, professional and experienced.
Melinda will make sure the bookings and paperwork is in order. Art has the perfect boat and he know's his waters and his craft.
Dave, Steve and Gary know how to manage a group of divers at various skill levels.
They set the bar so high - I hope i won't be let down in other dive shops.

1  Thank 913ricks
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Reviewed March 14, 2014

Granted, I have only been diving for two years, but this was the best dive experience I have had! The whole operation was extremely professional and well run. Even though their boat is rather large and they can have quite a few divers before reaching max capacity, you never feel overly crowded or rushed. They have enough dive masters to split the boat into groups so you aren't all on top of one another. They also give you a lot of freedom at the end of your dive. If one person in your groups sucks air down too quickly, not everyone needs to go up! I really liked the handles on the boat for safety stops and the extra regulator, just in case you let your air go below 500 while looking at all the lovely sharks, turtles, and coral. Overall, the locations they chose were excellent, all the staff was nice, I felt safe, and the whole experience was great!

1  Thank Ashley J
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