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Dive Review of Scuba Duba in
Other Locations/Puerto Madryn, Argentina

January, 2016, an Instant Reader Report by Steve Forster, CO, US (1 report)
"Great diving with sealions in Argentina"
Report Number 9065
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
Over 1000 dives
Where else diving
World-wide, military and civilian.
Closest Airport
Getting There
Cruise ship transiting Cape

Dive Conditions

Water Temp
70   to 80    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
10   to 12    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
No restriction because of the 20-ft bottom, but care had to be taken to
stay outside the sea lion protected area, monitored from the cliff top by
the authorities. Back on-board with 500 psi (easy).  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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
2 stars
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If you wish to photograph sea lions close-up, it is a dive worth making if
you are ever on the Argentinian Patagonian coast. Make sure you take spare
photo eq ...
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4 stars  

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3 stars   
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Wonderful, one-tank dive as part of a Cape Horn cruise. All arranged
privately by email (thanks to Caroline at the store) and easily found by a
short taxi ride from the cruise port. 

Some translation issues, so I recommend getting Spanish language help when
booking to avoid sitting in a light chop while a first-tank training dive
was conducted. We could have stayed on-shore and been pic
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