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Dive Review of Rocket Frog in
Costa Rica

August, 2016, an Instant Reader Report by Kevin W. Meyer, NY, US (2 reports)
"Good Diving, Disappointint Operation"
Report Number 9014
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
251-500 dives
Where else diving
New York, Florida, Utah, California, Aruba, Bonaire, Belize, Cayman Brac,
Closest Airport
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Dive Conditions

Water Temp
80   to 90    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
25   to 50    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Staying with and surfacing with guide  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or 2 
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
> 2 
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Just came back from a 9 day trip to Costa Rica which included 7 days of
diving, 2 of which were with Rocket Frog. Initial reaction was good, nice
shop, nice boats. The owner of Scuba Dive Costa Rica in Playa Flamingo (see
seperate review for SDCR) called RF while we were out diving because their
boat was full the following day. Staff seemed friendly enough and off went
to dive. Our first dive went well, visibility was good and seas were calm.
The diving was easy and very good, lots of life surrounding the rock
formations. Surface interval was pleasant with fruit, snacks and water.
During the interval the guide gave us a briefing of the site but also
mentioned that he had never dove it. This is not that big of a deal since
my wife and I are used to natural navigation. The second dive began well,
decent viz, little current, but after about 20 minutes the guide signaled
that he was going to ascend and look around. I could only assume he was
trying to get a bearing on the boat to head to another rock formation. We
waited several minutes in the sand before he came back down but he never
descended all the way. We began to follow him and he spent the next 15
minutes or so swimming into the blue about 20 feet above the bottom. At
this point my wife, myself and the second RF diver had no clue where the
guide was going. I could have caught up to the guide but was in no mood to
chase him. So after going through several hundred psi swimming in the blue
I signaled t ...
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