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Dive Review of FunBaja/CostaBaja in
Mexico (Western)/La Paz

October, 2012, an Instant Reader Report by Kelley McDaneld, CO, US (2 reports)
Report Number 6749
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
101-250 dives
Where else diving
Grand Cayman, Bonaire, Roatan, Cozumel, Fiji
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

calm, no currents  
Water Temp
84   to    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
80   to 100    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
dive your computer profile  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  2 stars
Tropical Fish
3 stars  
Small Critters
  4 stars
Large Fish
1 stars  
Large Pelagics
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
Boat Facilities
Overall rating for UWP's  
Shore Facilities  
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Service and Attitude
Environmental Sensitivity  
3 stars
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
5 stars    
3 stars   
4 stars    
We dove with Fun Baja for a day out at Los Islotes off of  Espiritu Island.
The boat was comfortable and fast and it took about 1 hour to get out to
Los Islotes from La Paz. The dive operator had oxygen and a first aid kit
on the boat. Chabelo was our divemaster and he showed us some neat things
underwater--such as a giant jawfish. The topography was interesting
underwater and we were able to dive with the sealions--which was the
highlight of the trip. They are so playful underwater! There were a total
of 3 DM in the water during our dives, which proved to be helpful because
one of the divers was having trouble and needed extra attention underwater.
Ricardo, one of the DM, is also a trained marine biologist, which is a
great asset to the company. Between the 2nd and 3rd dives we had lunch on
Espiritu Santo--a gorgeous island with turquoise blue waters offshore. The
lunch was delicious and fresh. The only thing that was troubling is that
our DM Chabelo handled some of the underwater sealife, such as a scorpion
fish (pulled its tail) and he also fed an urchin to a fish. We don't find
these practices acceptable. However, overall we had a great experience and
would dive with them again.
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