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Dive Review of Solmar V in
Mexico (Western)/Isla Guadalupe

Solmar V: "Great Liveaboard and amazing operation", Nov, 2016,

by Maria Chapman, TX, US (Reviewer Reviewer 5 reports with 2 Helpful votes). Report 9358.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Caribbean, PNG, Indonesia, Galapagos...
Closest Airport San Diego Getting There Fly to San Diego then motor coach to Ensenada

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, cloudy Seas choppy
Water Temp 67 to 72 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 7
Water Visibility 0 to 50 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions This was cage viewing with air supplied by hookah, not tanks.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals N/A Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Camera table may not be sufficient if boat is full and all customers have big DSLR rigs with lights, but the dining tables can be used as well. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
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Comments This is a super well run operation and it is obvious both boat and crew are very experienced and work really well as a team.

Its starts with great customer service and information when you book with them. Colleen is friendly and efficient with both verbal and email communications.

We were greeted by Matt at the Hampton Inn San Diego (preferred hotel for the trip) who proceeded to give us information about the coach trip and what to expect in general. Great and friendly customer service with added photography tips for those who wanted to listen. On the coach trip Carlos (the guide) and Rogelio (the driver) were super accommodating of all our needs an were super helpful with the border crossing and kept the trip interesting and funny until we got to the Marina in En ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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