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Dive Review of Land's End Divers in
Mexico (Western)/Cabo San Lucas

November, 2006, an Instant Reader Report by Lyn Greenhill, CA, USA
Report Number 3158
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
101-250 dives
Where else diving
Hawaii, California, Carribean, Bahamas
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

Water Temp
81   to 81    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
40   to 60    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Depth limits were suggested, no limit on time  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  1 stars
Tropical Fish
4 stars  
Small Critters
  3 stars
Large Fish
4 stars  
Large Pelagics
  2 stars
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
3 stars  
Boat Facilities
1 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
3 stars  
Shore Facilities  
1 stars  
Lots of fish, especially around harbor area dive sites
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
2 stars
3 stars
Service and Attitude
3 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
Dive Operation
3 stars  
Shore Diving  
1 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
2 stars   
3 stars    
All diving at Cabo is done from small outboard powered boats using backroll
entry and BC removal to get back into boat.  Only 6 - 10 divers on each
boat.  This operator is steps away from harbor and almost everyone speaks
good English.  Divemasters and boat captains at Land's End are eager to
help, will do everything for you if you like.  We stowed our gear in their
hanging area after each dive, they rinsed it and had it back on the boat
the next day.  No particular grouping of skill levels but they weren't
concerned about bottom time so more experienced people could stay down as
long as they wanted.  Most of dive sites are a few minutes from harbor and
are generally pretty well trampled.  Plus side of this is that shore
intervals are done back at the harbor so food/drink is easy to come by. 
There are public showers right next to harbor (by cruise ship pier) to rise
off salt.  Lots of fish, especially if you feed them.  Generally no current
unless near the point between Pacific and Gulf.  Dive operator provided
bottled water on the boat after diving.  If possible, ask to go east from
harbor towards San Jose, to sites such as the Blowhole and Whale's Head,
which have much less traffic.  On our last day they took us to these sites
per our request and the diving was great.  Cabo is probably a 2 or 3 day
diving desination, don't book anything longer or you'll be going back to
the same places.
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