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Dive Review of Undersea Hunter Group in
Costa Rica

May, 2008, an Instant Reader Report by Mickey Rosenberg, RI, USA
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Report Number 4104
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
101-250 dives
Where else diving
Carib, Galapagos,Central AmericaUnspecified]
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

sunny, cloudy  
Water Temp
78   to 82    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
40   to 70    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
[Unspecified]No Deco, hour max  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
1 or 2 
1 or 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  2 stars
Tropical Fish
3 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  
[None]Good- separate are for storage-large rinse tanks
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
4 stars
5 stars
Service and Attitude
5 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  
3 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
1 stars   
5 stars    
[None]By far, the most professional/safety conscious operation I've ever
experienced. It needs to be (out of range of heli evac, and no
facitities/airport on the Island). Three days of travel to get there; only
the obcessed diver need apply. Once there anchored in pristine bays, facing
an overgrown green island sprouting waterfalls everywhere, you know you're
not in Kansas ! 
Begin the wonderful trance of three deep dives a day (with an additional
night dive twice a week): Go down to a cleaning station, and wait for the
amazing schools of Hammers to come it. If you do wait, gaize at the
morays,turtles, rays, octopii, lobster and large schools of Jacks. Saw more
sharks in 15 minutes, than 20 years of diving the Carib. Never threatened,
always in awe !
32 % Nitro gives you 25 min at 100 feet vs. 12 on air, so you quickly
appreciate it's necessity. We got very lucky: calm crossings, warm water (I
threw in my 2/3 mm suit and small force fins last minute, and was toasty
all week w/o a hood) and no severe currents. Others had 5-7 mm, so I'd
advise a layered approach. It was sure nice diving with 10 lbs of lead.
I can't say enough about the crew: they worked like dogs (especially the
kitchen crew) and were always smiling. Food plentiful and healthy. In fact,
as per recent article in Undercurrent, they worked very hard disinfecting
everywhere each morning. There were rumors of GI bug in the crew- to their
extreme credit- no passengers got hit.
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