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Dive Review of Liquid Jungle Lab/Liquid Jungle Research Lab in
Panama/Isla Canales de Tierra

Liquid Jungle Lab/Liquid Jungle Research Lab: "Coiba Island", Sep, 2016,

by Tracy E. Johnson, CA, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 9 reports). Report 9149.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Panama, Bahamas, Hawaii, Fiji, Bora Bora, Curacao, Cayman Brac, Guadaloupe, St. Lucia, Columbus Isle, Matinique, Key West, Easter Island, Roatan, Balii
Closest Airport PTY Getting There Flight, bus, and boat

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, rainy, cloudy Seas surge, currents
Water Temp 76 to 82 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 30 to 60 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions All dives with dive master since some are exploration dives where no one regularly dives
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales 1 or 2
Corals 2 stars 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 2 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments The boats carry a max of 6 divers and we had 4-5 on 3 boats. No rinse buc ... 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 3 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 2 stars
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Comments Our group of 14 flew into Panama City and stayed at the Hilton (great hotel) for one night going and coming. In the morning we boarded a bus for a 6 hour ride with lunch stop. This brought us to the boat dock for another hour ride to Isla Canales de Tierra (sometimes known as Simca Island) where we spent 5 nights. This is a private island owned by Jean Pigozzi and set up as a res ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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