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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

choppy, currents  
Water Temp
78   to 82    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
80   to 100    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Strong Currents, 6 knots or better. Lots of work keeping bouancy correct.
Keeping near the wall(2-3 feet) helped.   
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
1 or 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  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  
Strong Currents made it very difficult to photograph anything especially
small critters.
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
1 stars
2 stars
Service and Attitude
2 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
Dive Operation
4 stars  
Shore Diving  
3 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
1 stars   
3 stars    
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
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