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dreemerdog
06-30-2011, 02:34 PM
Just wonder if anyone can comment on the Dive Op @ Harbour Village-something like 'Great Adventures'

Also the 'house reef' for this hotel?

We have a boat/unlimited shore pack + vehicle

Thank you ! Jo Mills (UK)

DiverVince
06-30-2011, 04:08 PM
HV is a wonderful place to stay and we've had some wonderful meals there. The last time I dove with GA (about 10 years ago) we had a great time, they were professional & competent. I'm sure the same remains true today.

Unfortunately, the nice sand beach of HV equates (IMHO) into lousy snorkeling & diving directly in front of HV. However there a great dive site called "Something Special" which is accessible if you traverse the inlet/entrance to marina underwater heading south. It's only about a 10 min swim at most & in 30-50 feet or so of water it's doable.

SS is a great dive site which we dive often, sometimes several times on a trip. Of course the only problem in accessing from HV is crossing the inlet which must be done underwater.

mickndot
07-01-2011, 11:47 AM
Dreemer
I see that you mention you have a boat. Unless things have changed I believe that you can not dive from your own or a rented boat. You can only dive from dive operator boats.
Mickey McCarthy

dreemerdog
07-01-2011, 11:58 AM
Ooops - think you have mis-understood - we do not have a boat, we have a boat/shore diving pack with HV + vehicle .... !
Thanks!

DiverVince
07-01-2011, 01:03 PM
Dreemer
Unless things have changed I believe that you can not dive from your own boat. You can only dive from dive operator boats.
Mickey McCarthy

Mickey..I may be wrong but...I have no knowledge of that. If you OWN a boat there are no laws which disallow you from diving on it.

Cecil
07-01-2011, 01:11 PM
You can also dive the Our Confidence, she sits right off the beach. Here she is in 2003.

http://www.bonairetalk.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=63&pictureid=430

Not so nice in 2010.
http://www.bonairetalk.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=63&pictureid=431

dreemerdog
07-03-2011, 05:42 AM
Oooo heck - looks like she has deteriorated a bit ...... might be some good critters around even tho she looks a bit 'tired' ?? !!