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Dive Review of Rocio Del Mar in
Mexico (Western)/Socorro Islands

February, 2013, an Instant Reader Report by Gary & Robin Schiendelman, PA, US
Sr. Reviewer   (8 reports, with 2 Helpful votes)
Report Number 6919
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
501-1000 dives
Where else diving
Indonesia, Maldives, PNG, Solomons, Cocos Island, Galapagos, Various
Caribbean locations
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

windy, cloudy, dry  
choppy, surge, currents  
Water Temp
69   to 72    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
50   to    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Must stay with divemaster. Most dives under 45 minutes  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or 2 
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Tropical Fish
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Large Pelagics
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Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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Boat Facilities
2 stars
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Shore Facilities  
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Water conditions for still photography were not great when we were there. 
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Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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4 stars
Service and Attitude
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Environmental Sensitivity  
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Shore Diving  
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5 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
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2 stars   
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Boat layout was a bit different. Top deck had salon, outdoor area and 2
cabins. Main deck had all the other cabins plus dive deck. Rooms were small
but ok. Eating area was on lower deck. The problem with this boat was the
dive deck. Way too small for 20 divers. Most of the gear stations had no
bench so you had to stand up to put your gear on and there was limited
storage for "stuff". If you are short, the stand up situation was
difficult. There is a bench at the back and they will give you that area if
you are one of the first to ask! Some people had to carry their gear over
to the bench. Divers were broken up into ...
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