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Dive Review of Rocio Del Mar in
Mexico (Western)/Sea of Cortez

July, 2013, an Instant Reader Report by Bart Mertens, CA, US
Reviewer   (3 reports)
Report Number 7435
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
101-250 dives
Where else diving
California, Channel islands, Hawaii, Komodo, Raja Ampat, GBR
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

calm, surge  
Water Temp
71   to 80    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
40   to 80    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
One hour dive time max  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
> 2 
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  2 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):
Subject Matter
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Boat Facilities
5 stars
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Large space for cameras on dive deck, rinse tanks, plenty of 120V outlets
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Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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5 stars
Service and Attitude
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Environmental Sensitivity  
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Shore Diving  
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5 stars  

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Value for $$
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4 stars   
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This trip was organized by Bluewater Photo Guide and was an UW photography
workshop led by Todd Winner. Afterhours were spent reviewing pictures,
going over UW photography set-up and techniques, and post-processing with
LightRoom, all of which was extremely useful for anybody with little or
medium UW photography skills.
The diving was superb. 
This is not an area known for beautiful coral reefs and massive amounts 
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