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Dive Review of Nautilus Explorer in
Mexico (Western)/Guadalupe Island

August, 2012, an Instant Reader Report by Dr Stephen W Carmichael, MN, US (2 reports)
Report Number 6682
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
501-1000 dives
Where else diving
[Unspecified]
Closest Airport
Getting There

		

Dive Conditions

Weather
dry  
Seas
choppy  
Water Temp
67   to 68    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
5
Water Visibility
50   to 150    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
?  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
We were in cages with hookas (not tanks).  
Liveaboard?
yes 
Nitrox Available?
yes 
What I saw
Sharks
Lots 
Mantas
None 
Dolphins
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
1 or 2 
Whales
None 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  N/A
Tropical Fish
N/A  
Small Critters
  N/A
Large Fish
N/A  
Large Pelagics
  5 stars
 
 
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
5 stars  
Boat Facilities
5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
N/A  
Shore Facilities  
N/A  
Comments
Almost everybody had a camera, either for above water and/or UW.
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Accommodations
5 stars
Food
4 stars
Service and Attitude
5 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
5 stars
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  
N/A  
Snorkeling
N/A  
 
 

Overall Rating

Value for $$
4 stars    
Beginners
5 stars   
Advanced
5 stars    
Comments  
We were well prepared for this trip to Guadalupe Island to go cage diving
with great white sharks.  We saw at least one shark on every dive, 4
dives/day for 3 days.  It was thrilling, but never felt dangerous.  The
crew was fantastic.  They told us how everything would operate, then went
right on schedule for the 3 days. The safety briefing was thorough and
impressive. The 20 hour crossing from Ensenada was a bit rough, but we were
told to expect that.  The water was cold, as advertised, but we had 5mm wet
suits with heated vests and were fine.  Spending time in the hot tub after
a 45 minute dive was very popular.
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