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Dive Review of Sea Hunter in
Costa Rica/Malpelo & Cocos

July, 2006, an Instant Reader Report by Dave & Susan Eckenberger, Va., USA
Report Number 3054
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
Over 1000 dives
Where else diving
Channel Islands (live-aboard Vision), Kona Island
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

sunny, rainy  
Water Temp
77   to 81    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
80   to 120    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Computer Nitrox 32 Limits  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
1 or 2 
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  3 stars
Tropical Fish
4 stars  
Small Critters
  3 stars
Large Fish
5 stars  
Large Pelagics
  5 stars
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
5 stars  
Boat Facilities
5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
5 stars  
Shore Facilities  
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
5 stars
5 stars
Service and Attitude
5 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  
1 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
1 stars   
5 stars    
The Best big animal diving ever! Consistantly more marine life than I have
ever seen. This was the trip of a life time!!! Malpelo had strong currents,
big waves and unprotected dive sites. The diving was excellent however and
I think you have a better chance to see whale sharks at Malpelo.The diving
in Cocos was simply the best I have seen in 30 years of diving!
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