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Dive Review of Professional Diving Services/Condo in
Mexico (Western)/Cabo San Lucas

September, 2005, an Instant Reader Report by Jeffrey R. Johnson, IL, USA
Sr. Reviewer   (11 reports, with 1 Helpful vote)
Report Number 2432
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
101-250 dives
Where else diving
Florida, Fiji, Palau, Saba, Grand Cayman, Little Cayman, Belize, Roatan,
Utila, Playa Del Carmen
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

Water Temp
78   to 80    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
30   to 80    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
1 or 2 
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  3 stars
Tropical Fish
4 stars  
Small Critters
  3 stars
Large Fish
4 stars  
Large Pelagics
  4 stars
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
Boat Facilities
1 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
Shore Facilities  
1 stars  
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
5 stars
5 stars
Service and Attitude
4 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
Dive Operation
4 stars  
Shore Diving  
1 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
4 stars   
4 stars    
First day of diving, near Lands End off Cabo San Lucas, at end of dive
after number of divers had called it quits we were watching a reef shark
below us, suddenly a whale shark, maybe 20', came within six feet of us. 
Most exciting!  Reported to be highly uncommon, it was our Divemaster's
first sighting.  Also saw Sea Lions in same area.  Other dives near Lands
End we saw guitarfish, scorpionfish, sting rays, some interesting coral and
rock formations.  Visibility wasn't great.

Also took trip to Cabo Pulma one day to dive Sea of Cortez - about two hour
journey - at the end of a long long bumpy gravel road came to an area on
the coast with a restaurant and small diving operation.  Saw lots of morays
and turtles, big schools of Jack, lots of fish in general.  Was worth the
trip.  After diving, I noticed some fisherman snacking on something, went
to investigate and they were cutting slices of freshly caught tuna, dipping
in soy and lime sauce - excellent!

We went to Cabo for other reasons but were glad we went diving.  We would
highly recommend it as a destination - great restaurants and beaches.
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