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Dive Review of UnderSea Hunter in
Costa Rica/Cocos Island

June, 2005, an Instant Reader Report by Michele, IN, USA
Report Number 1913
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
101-250 dives
Where else diving
Palau, Yap, hawaii, grand cayman, cayman brac, USVI, bahamas, aruba,
tahiti, moorea, cozumel, cabo, st lucia, 
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

sunny, rainy  
Water Temp
74   to 78    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
5   to 120    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  2 stars
Tropical Fish
3 stars  
Small Critters
  3 stars
Large Fish
4 stars  
Large Pelagics
  5 stars
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
5 stars  
Boat Facilities
4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
5 stars  
Shore Facilities  
[None]Lots of space for cameras, plenty of jacks and could view pictures
with cable hook up on flat screen TV
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
3 stars
3 stars
Service and Attitude
3 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  
1 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
1 stars   
5 stars    
[None]The Undersea Hunter is a well run operation from sched, trip planning
to the actual diving.  The trip out was better then expected, used scop
patch, the dive conditions ranged from calm and clear to 3-4 foot swells
when a storm blew in.  The crew is first class.  Cabins adequate, small
salon but not an issue.  The diving was fantastic.  Schools of hundreds of
scalloped hammerheads, many within 1 foot of us, plenty of Silky sharks,
especially liked to circle us on the safety stop, hundreds of reef sharks
and an exciting night dive with reef sharks and 5 very large silvertips and
a few white tips..  The other panga saw a whale shark but we did not.  One
bait ball.  Plenty of dolphin but swan away when we entered the water. 
Captain, dive masters, panga drivers all excellent.  Not a trip for the
inexperienced.  Go early and enjoy Costa Rica, we went white water rafting
and had a blast.  Stayed at the Marriott which was nice and close to the
airport.  Will definently return
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