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Dive Review of Buena Ventura Diving in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan

Buena Ventura Diving, Aug, 2008,

by jeff franks, tn, tn (Reviewer Reviewer 5 reports). Report 4326.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving dominica, fiji, little cayman, playa del carmen
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, currents
Water Temp 84 to 85 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 100 to 200 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions stay around dive guide but do your own thing within that envelop. be ready to ascend with 700 psi; mandatory safety stop at 20- feet
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 3 stars Tropical Fish 5 stars
Small Critters 4 stars Large Fish 4 stars
Large Pelagics 3 stars

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

Subject Matter N/A Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's N/A Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments

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

Accommodations N/A Food N/A
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 5 stars
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments this was the most recent of 5 five trips with buena ventura since june 2007. this is a six pack, fast boat outfit with victor as captain and jorge as dive guide. they are excellent both above and below water. the diving was typical cozumel with 10 dives spread between punta sur and paraiso and currents varying from just a little to lots. jorge is a vigilant, safety conscious guide with excellent knowledge of the reefs and a very good eye for life on the reefs, large and small. victor is a rock solid, heads up captain. they are both a lot of fun to dive with.
they are my first choice dive operation in cozumel.
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