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Dive Review of NAUTILUS BELLE AMIE in
Mexico (Western)/ISLAS REVILLAGIGEDO / SOCORRO

NAUTILUS BELLE AMIE: "GREAT TRIP ON THE BELLE AMIE TO ISLAS REVILLAGIGEDO (SOCORRO)", Jan, 2016,

by Warren Sprung, TX, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 8 reports with 1 Helpful vote). Report 8824.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Multi-Caribbean + 20 live-aboards around the world.
Second trip to Revillagigedo
Closest Airport LOS CABOS (SJD) Getting There EASY ON SOUTHWEST AIRLINES.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas calm, choppy, no currents
Water Temp 75 to 77 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 50 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions 130 FEET MAX (ON AIR). They offer 80, 100, & 120 (approximations) tanks.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas Squadrons
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals N/A Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments FIRST CLASS SETUP FOR CAMERAS. LOTS OF ROOM FOR EVERYTHING! HUGE CAMERA RINSE TUB. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling 2 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 3 stars
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Comments Southwest Airlines with 2 free bags was a great way to get to Los Cobos Airport. Stay at Marina Fiesta Hotel. The hotel recommended by Nautilus had bad reviews--lots of thefts, even from room safes!

All our arrangements were made by wondereful Onno Lenting, owner of Scuba Dive Asia. Perfection for the whole trip.

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By Warren Sprung in TX, US at Feb 07, 2016 12:37 EST  
I forgot to mention that when we were there 13 years ago (also in January), there were strong currents at times, but nothing I'd consider dangerous. Warren
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