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Dive Review of Papa Hog's Scuba Emporium/Reef Club in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan

July, 2002, an Instant Reader Report by Jay, TX, USA
Report Number 42
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
26-50 dives
Where else diving
Bonaire,NA- San Carlos,MX
Closest Airport
Getting There

		

Dive Conditions

Weather
sunny  
Seas
choppy, currents  
Water Temp
78   to 82    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
0
Water Visibility
80   to 100    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
no  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
Strong Currents, 6 knots or better. Lots of work keeping bouancy correct.
Keeping near the wall(2-3 feet) helped.   
Liveaboard?
no 
Nitrox Available?
N/A 
What I saw
Sharks
None 
Mantas
None 
Dolphins
None 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
1 or 2 
Whales
None 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  3 stars
Tropical Fish
3 stars  
Small Critters
  4 stars
Large Fish
3 stars  
Large Pelagics
  3 stars
 
 
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
4 stars  
Boat Facilities
4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
2 stars  
Shore Facilities  
3 stars  
Comments
Strong Currents made it very difficult to photograph anything especially
small critters.
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Accommodations
1 stars
Food
2 stars
Service and Attitude
2 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
N/A
Dive Operation
4 stars  
Shore Diving  
3 stars  
Snorkeling
N/A  
 
 

Overall Rating

Value for $$
N/A    
Beginners
1 stars   
Advanced
3 stars    
Comments  
Strong Currents. Dive boat was crowded with children out of school. Would
go back at another time when school is in session in the US.
Reef Club is just okay. Had to change rooms 3 times because air conditioner
not working. Food was okay, but as a all inclusive resort, it was very
repetative. Their "Italian Restaurant" was pure "Mexican
Italian". 
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