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Dive Review of Nautilus Explorer in
Mexico (Western)/Sea of Cortez

May, 2014, an Instant Reader Report by Gary, AB, CA
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Report Number 7614
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
251-500 dives
Where else diving
Cocos, French Polynesia, Malfives,Sipidan, Micronesia, Carribean...
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

Water Temp
68   to 78    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
15   to 70    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
60 minutes max  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  1 stars
Tropical Fish
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Small Critters
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Large Fish
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Large Pelagics
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Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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Boat Facilities
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Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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5 stars
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Value for $$
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4 stars   
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The title of this review was supposed to be Socorro Island (actually Isla
Revillagigedos Biosphere to be more precise)  May 25 to June 2, 2014:
	Live aboard ready: check
	Competent crew available: check
	Cooperative Mother Nature: Not so much
It was is the earliest Category 4 Hurricane (Amanda) that anybody could
ever remember in this area and nothing was going out to the islands on that
day or the next week. The Mexican Government was not issuing any permits. 
It was a crushing blow to all on board but there was absolutely nothing the
company could do about it.  There were at least two or three other live
aboards in the same boat (pun intended) so all vessels turned north to the
Sea of Cortez.
The Boat:
Very well laid out IMO. We had an upper deck room with a view (try to get
the Emerald Room) and lots of space ...
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