Overview of Superior Producer

Superior Producer

Superior Producer
ABC Islands


Site Review by
 Allan Myers
Date: 01/11/2003


Site Condition
(1=worst, 5=best)

Name:  Allan Myers Entry:    3.00
Email:   Click Here Bottom:    4.00
City:   Tucson Reef:    4.00
State:   AZ Animal:    5.00
Country:   USA Plant:    5.00
Diving:   2 years Facilities:    4.00
 Dives:   95 Solitude   4.00
    Roads:    5.00


*Average:    4.27
I did three dives on the Superior Producer and was in awe every time. I wouldn't recommend trying to enter this dive from the Holiday Beach... it's one heck of a swim out (usually against the current). My recommendation is to enter near the pier (not visible in the pictures (there is a dive rock identifying the site). Entry can be a bit tricky and boots are a must! Best to inflate your BC and start floating as quickly as possible. Start your decent about two thirds the way to the buoy. The wreck comes into view around 40ft, looming like a huge shadow. The wreck is upright and has become home to many creatures. The cargo bay is wide open and easily accessible. We always did a multi-level dive here. After spending about 8-10 minutes on the wreck we headed west along the reef and exited at the Holiday Beach. Speaking of Holiday Beach... This is another great dive site! There is a spectacular double reef that shouldn't be missed! The first reef is great for beginners (my open water cert) and the second reef is awesome for all. To the left it drops down to 100ft plus pretty quick (watch your depth) to the right it stays around 60-80ft. Beautiful unspoiled coral, very large schools of fish and a wide variety of tropical fish.    

Enjoyment Level

Snorkel:    3.00
Beginner:    5.00
Intermediate:    5.00
Advanced:    5.00
Night diving:    3.00

Seasonal Information

Season:    Winter
Year:    2002
Visibility:    5.00
Current:    4.00
Surf:    3.00

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