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Dive Review of Fun Azul Fleet/Valentina in
Mexico (Western)/Sea of Cortez

October, 2014, an Instant Reader Report by Gail M King, FL, US
Sr. Reviewer   (11 reports, with 1 Helpful vote)
"Diving with Sea Lions"
Report Number 7865
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
Over 1000 dives
Where else diving
Carib & Pacific
Closest Airport
La Paz or Los
Getting There
free shuttle from La Paz
airport;Delta/Areomexico into
La Paz

Dive Conditions

sunny, dry  
calm, choppy  
Water Temp
82   to 84    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
30   to 80    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
50-60 minute dives but we often exceeded this;depths varied on each site  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
> 2 
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Tropical Fish
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Large Pelagics
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Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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Boat Facilities
5 stars
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Large camera table & rinse tanks;cameras carefully handled by the crew
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Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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4 stars
Service and Attitude
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Environmental Sensitivity  
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Shore Diving  
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3 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
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4 stars   
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Valentina is a large,comfortable,well run liveaboard...this includes a
large dive deck with plenty of camera space & rinse tanks,lots of comfy
inside & outside space to relax in & out of sun,inside &
outside dining areas,larger than usual cabins/bathrooms with comfy bunk
beds.Food is good with cooked to order breakfast ...
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