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Dive Review of Aggressor Fleet in
Costa Rica/Cocos Island

Aggressor Fleet: "Long Trip; OK Diving", Oct, 2014,

by Michael J. Millet, CA, US (Top Contributor Top Contributor 64 reports with 11 Helpful votes). Report 7877 has 1 Helpful vote.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving All over the Caribbean; Galapagos, Socorro, Fiji, Solomons, GBR, Vanuatu,
PNG, Philippines, Indonesia, Palau, Yap, Kosrae
Closest Airport San Jose Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, rainy, cloudy Seas choppy, surge, currents
Water Temp 77 to 80 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 35 to 75 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions No Deco and don't go "blue"
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins 1 or 2 Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales 1 or 2
Corals 1 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments With several large camera rigs set up for wide angle, the camera table could get quite congested. Rearra ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 3 stars
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Comments After spending a night at the Holiday Inn, Escazu, myself and the other 20 divers were transported by bus to Puntarenas to board the Wind Dancer. It was about a 2 hour ride. We then set out for the 30+ hour crossing to Cocos Island. The Wind Dancer is a bit of a clunky boat with small double occupancy cabins below deck. I was fortunate to be assigned the "owner's cabin" that had a small queen bed but not a lot of floor space and oddly no window or port hole. It got a bit claustrophobic.

The dining area was could get a bit squeezed at meal time especially ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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