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Undersea Hunter LiveAboard Cocos Island   "Cocos Island hammerheads. "
Cocos Island was my consolation prize for not being able to dive Galapagos (yet). I received an a mail that said, one space avai... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
10/2023   Mary Adams
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer/ none LiveAboard Cocos Island   "A New Destination for Nautilus Explorer"
Now that Guadalupe is at least temporarily shut down, Nautilus Explorer needed to find another dive location, so we were on their ... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
9/2023   Jeanne Downey
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Aggressor Fleet LiveAboard     "Cocos Island - Great Trip"
Went to Cocos Island for the first time on the Cocos Island Aggressor, actually it is being called the Okeanos III per the boat al... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
8/2023   Lisa Vitale
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Aggressor Fleet LiveAboard Cocos Island   "Best diving I have done in a few years! "
I have done many liveaboards over the last 20 years, and I must say this was one of the best trips. The diving was awesome, sharks... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
5/2023   Karen Woods
250+ Dives
Photos available
1Helpful vote(s) received
Sea Hunter LiveAboard Isla del Cocos   "Cocos Effect: Anything can happen "
This was my 6th- 7th trip to Cocos. Several trips were on the Argo with the Turtle Iland Resortation Network foks. They conduct tru... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
10/2021   James Smith
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
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Undersea Hunter LiveAboard Cocos Island   "Cocos Island - the best!"
I have been to Cocos several times and every time is different - you never know what the ocean will give you but there is always s... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
10/2021   Kabir Teja (Dive Hard)
1000+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet LiveAboard Cocos Island   "Great diving, strong currents, many sharks, excellent crew"
First time on a liveaboard. Trip out was rough, return not. Most dives had strong current. Sharks on most dives, many many whit... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
9/2021   James Ringer
1000+ Dives
 
Rocket Frog Divers/ Bosque del Mar   Playa Hermosa]   "A fish parade"
While there is no coral to speak off (mainly volcanic rocks), there are loads of fish. While you are diving and it gets dark, you ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
8/2021   Susan M Fuchs
250+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Sea Hunter LiveAboard     "Comfortable boat, safe tenders, big fish."
The dive guides took good care of us in cool, swift currents. There were so many hammerheads that they started to look normal. Som... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
12/2020   Kathleen Poole
500+ Dives
 
Sea Hunter Full report LiveAboard CoCos Island   "Expectations exceeded"
My hope was to see large marine life up close. Hammerheads, white tip, black tip, Galapagos, Tigers, Silkies, Marble rays, Eagle r... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
11/2020   Rika
100+ Dives
Photos available
1Helpful vote(s) received
Sea Hunter LiveAboard Cocos Island   "Always good diving and lots of variety The Cocos effect!"
Cocos is always a good bet when you want to dive with multiple species of sharks and have potential encounters with other pelagics... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
11/2020   David C Kinney
1000+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet Full report LiveAboard     "Thirty Years Later"
I did four trips about thirty years ago on the Aggressor I and the Sea Hunter. After that time, I discovered Socorro, which was e... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
3/2020   DONALD MCCOY
1000+ Dives
Photos available
1Helpful vote(s) received
Argo Full report LiveAboard     "Extraordinary Diving in Liveaboard Luxury...supporting Shark Research"
At Cocos, an "okay" dive involves white- tip reef sharks, marble rays, and schools of reef fish. A great dive includes tuna, school... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
4/2019   David Stoll
250+ Dives
4Helpful vote(s) received
Undersea Hunter Full report LiveAboard Cocos Island   "Probably the best overall shark trip I've done (Argo)"
This Argo trip was pretty fantastic compared to my July 2015 trip on the Aggressor. I think part of it was the time of year (earl... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
11/2018   James K Harris
500+ Dives
6Helpful vote(s) received
Argo Full report LiveAboard Cocos Island   "Awesome!"
Loved the frogfish, morays, tropicals, marble, eagle and manta rays, etc. but this was all about sharks! Tons of hammerheads, Gal... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
8/2018   Elaine Field
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Sea Hunter Full report LiveAboard Cocos Island   "Outstanding"
DIVING This trip was a long time coming and it far exceeded expectations. The diving in Cocos is difficult to put into words, a... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
7/2018   Catriona Steele
500+ Dives
3Helpful vote(s) received
Aggressor Fleet Full report LiveAboard Cano Island   "Cano Island Aggressor"
Rudy, the shuttle van driver, was outstanding: he offered suggestions on what to get for food at the break and helped folks order ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
6/2018   Sandra Maruszak
500+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Argo Full report LiveAboard Cocos Island   "Argo to Cocos Island Costa Rica. September 2017"
This trip was planned by a friend. We had been stationed together at the US Embassy in Athens and dove a lot, including Sharm El ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
9/2017   Alan Mayfield
1000+ Dives
 
Argo Full report LiveAboard Cocos Islands   "Amazing diving off MV Argo at Cocos Islands"
MV Argo, the crown jewel of Cocos diving. Very well laid out, with large comfortable cabins and bathrooms, very organized dive dec... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
8/2017   S M Williams
500+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet Full report LiveAboard Pacific-Guanacaste/Bat Islands   "Guanacaste and Bat Islands aboard the Okeanos Aggressor II"
We've done close to 30 liveaboards and do not do shore diving. This Aggressor franchise was top notch and had a stellar crew. Ca... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
6/2017   Ronald JOhnson
500+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Aggressor Fleet Full report LiveAboard CañoIsland   "Hell is Other People-But the diving was great"
We chose this Okeanos Aggressor II itinerary because the 32- hour crossing to Cocos Island is not in our stars. The diving was very... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
1/2017   Elizabeth Russell
500+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Scuba Dive Costa Rica Full report   Playa Flamingo Las Catalinas   "Great Diving, Great Operation"
Just came back from my second trip to Costa Rica. The first time (May) we used SDCR and were very pleased. The diving was great, v... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
8/2016   Kevin W. Meyer
250+ Dives
 
Undersea Hunter/ Argo Full report LiveAboard Cocos Island   "It's nice to know some things don't change"
This is our third trip to Cocos and the third with the Undersea Hunter Group. This time we opted for their luxury vessel, the Argo... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
8/2016   Gary & Robin Schiendelman
1000+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Sea Hunter Full report LiveAboard Cocos Island   "School was definitely in session!"
We booked a ten night, seven days of diving charter on the Sea Hunter. Transit time to/ from Cocos Island to the mainland was appro... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
8/2016   Eric Eckes
1000+ Dives
3Helpful vote(s) received
Aggressor Fleet/ Wind Dancer Full report LiveAboard Cocos Island   "Cocos Island- Wind Dancer"
We had a incredible week of diving at Cocos. The crossings were longer than expected and took 42 hours to get there in fairly roug... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
10/2015   Kevin Darnell
1000+ Dives
 
Sea Hunter Full report LiveAboard Cocos Is   "Great Operation, Great Destination, Lousy Timing"
A somewhat difficult review to write, as this was a long- awaited trip where the wildlife was not what we hoped for. The trip repor... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
7/2015   John Sommerer
500+ Dives
 
Undersea Hunter Full report LiveAboard Coco;s Island   "A well oiled machine"
Third trip to Coco's Island on the Undersea Hunter. A very good boat with a crew to match. All divers must be Nitrox certified, ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
7/2015   david whiteside
250+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet/Cocos Wind Dancer Full report LiveAboard Cocos Island   "Great Diving and Very Tired Crew "
The trip over and back was very calm seas. It did take 42 and 44 hours in perfect conditions due to the limitation of the engines. ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
6/2015   timothy g warner
250+ Dives
4Helpful vote(s) received
Sea Hunter Full report LiveAboard Cocos   Ben Davison, Undercurrent sent an email about a 20% discount on the SEa Hunter, if you were able to travel between April 21- May 1. ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
4/2015   Edward Leibowitz
250+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Undersea Hunter Full report LiveAboard Cocos Island   "Cocos Island on the magnificent Undersea Hunter"
Everything was perfect on the entire trip, thanks to Onno @ [. . . ] and the wonderful crew (and boat)of the Sea Hunt... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
10/2014   Warren Sprung
500+ Dives
 
Aquacenter Diving Costa Rica/ Tamarindo Diria Full report   Tamarindo   "Great diving in Catalina Islands with huge numbers of fish!"
I was unsure about diving in the Tamarindo area because I have read the water can be cold with thermaclines and that the vis... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
10/2014   Paula Flori
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Undersea Hunter Full report LiveAboard ARGO Liveaboard   Capitalism has reached Cocos Island. There is now a $35 per person per day head tax while diving without so much as a T- shirt. ... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
11/2013   Don Bellew
1000+ Dives
 
Okeanos Aggressor Full report LiveAboard Cocos Is.   One of the best dive trips ever. I want to keep this brief - it's also my first review here: you DEFINITELY need a 5 mm wetsuit - ... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
9/2013   Andrew James Gregor
<100 Dives
 
Undersea Hunter Full report LiveAboard Coco's Island   The undersea hunter is a wonderful boat, this was my third trip to Coco's on this boat. The crew really knows what they are doing... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
7/2013   david whiteside
250+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Undersea Hunter/ Argo Full report LiveAboard Cocos Island   I went on the vessel Argo which is the largest of the 3 vessels that are operated by the Undersea Hunter group. This vessel costs... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
4/2013   Steven Rosenfeld
1000+ Dives
 
Undersea Hunter Full report LiveAboard Cocos Island National Park   This was a special expedition (run twice a year) to assist scientists tag hammerhead and Galapagos sharks underwater using pole sp... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
4/2013   TODD STEINER
<100 Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet Full report LiveAboard     The cabins were small as were the shower/ bathrooms. I took my showers sitting on the toilet when the seas were rough because spac... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
5/2012   Leona M Holaday
1000+ Dives
 
Sea Hunter/ Grano de Oro Full report LiveAboard Cocos Island   This was our first trip to the Pacific and our first live aboard trip. We saw two documentary films about Cocos Island, one last ... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
4/2011   Michael D Smith
100+ Dives
 
Rich Coast Diving/ Villa del Sol Full report   Guancaste   I went to Costa Rica with modest expectations for the diving and was blown away by the great dives I had. I choose Rich Coast Div... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
11/2010   Brent Woods
250+ Dives
 
Sea Hunter Full report LiveAboard Cocos   This 12 night charter was my fourth to Cocos and the third one on this boat. Nevertheless, the decision to join this trip was mad... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
7/2010   DAVID SHEMTOV
500+ Dives
 
Argo (Undersea Hunter) Full report LiveAboard Cocos Island   I think most people have heard how spectacular Cocos Island diving is, so I won't belabor that point except to point out it is mos... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
5/2010   Gina Sanfilippo
250+ Dives
 
UNDERSEA HUNTER/ SEAHUNTER Full report LiveAboard COCOS ISLAND   10 DAY TRIP ON THE SEAHUNTER, A FINE VESSEL, VERY WELL KEPT. EXCELLENT CREW, AND ATTITUDE. MEALS WERE BEST I'VE EVER HAD ON A LIVE... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
11/2008   TOM LOPATIN
500+ Dives
 
La Paloma Full report   Osa Peninsula   Our 1 hour flight from San Jose, 45 minute van ride and 15 minute boat ride landed us in La Paloma. After climbing a steep hill w... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
8/2008   anne warburton
250+ Dives
 
Okeanos Aggressor Full report   Cocos Island   Flew into to San Jose two days before our departure. Spent a day doing white water rafting down the Pacuare River which was fantas... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
8/2008   Brent Barnes
250+ Dives
 
Aquacenter/ Paradisus Playa Conchal Full report   Guanacaste   We did 4 days of 2- tank diving with Aquacenter, located in Flamingo. We stayed at the Paradisus resort in Playa Conchal and were ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
7/2008   Craig Grube
100+ Dives
 
Rich Coast Divers/ Villas Sol Full report   Guanacaste   This was our first trip to Costa Rica, after hearing from many people that it's a great destination. And we had a blast, from... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
6/2008   Timothy A. Kolakowski
250+ Dives
 
Ocotal Beach Resort Full report   West Coast   Two of us took in an early May week of Costa Rican west coast diving at Ocotal Beach Resort on the Gulf of Papagayo with reduced... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2008   James Filipczak
500+ Dives
 
Undersea Hunter Group Full report   Cocos Island[N/A]   By far, the most professional/ safety conscious operation I've ever experienced. It needs to be (out of range of heli evac, a... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
5/2008   Mickey Rosenberg
100+ Dives
 
Undersea Hunter Full report LiveAboard Cocos Island   Isla del Cocos via the Undersea Hunter is as good as advertised, 11 days at sea to a fabulous site. We totally lucked out weatherw... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
2/2008   Ed Noga
500+ Dives
 
Undersea Hunter Full report LiveAboard Cocos Island   Be aware that it's a 30 - 36 hour ride from the mainland out to Cocos. What the crew said was an average passage seemed pretty ro... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
11/2007   Mike Judd
250+ Dives
 
Okeanos Aggressor Full report LiveAboard Cocos Island   Cocos Island is truly a diver's paradise. Our group flew into San Jose, Costa Rica, requiring an overnight stay in a hillside hote... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
8/2007   Barbara Rizzardi
500+ Dives
 
Oceans Unlimited Full report   Manuel Antonio   The trip was about 2 hours beacsue the ocean was initially a bit choppy. we arrived at Cano Island and our first dive site was Ba... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
7/2007   Divegirl80
1000+ Dives
 
AquaCenter Diving/ Flamingo Beach Resort Full report   Guanacaste   We were treated very well. Anna, with Aquacenter, arranged all of our diving and other tours. The dive operation was very profes... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
7/2007   Sherald Vogt
<100 Dives
 
Okeanos Aggressor Full report LiveAboard Cocos Island   Cocos Island diving is all that it is cracked up to be - and much more! Incredible hammerhead shark diving, white tips on every d... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
7/2007   Steve Pittman
1000+ Dives
 
Ocotal Beach Resort Full report   Guanacaste   We had a WONDERFUL experience staying at the Ocotal Beach Resort which we had read about in the Divers' Chapbook. We will definit... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
5/2007   Cindy Cook
100+ Dives
 
aquacenter/ flamingo beach resort Full report   flamingo coast   Flamingo Coast is Pacific side & appx. 2 hrs. from the airport in Liberia. Flamingo Beach Resort is very nice (better than my budd... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
4/2007   Glen Kitchens
500+ Dives
 
Ocotal Beach Resort Full report   Guanacaste   We were concerned about previous negative comments about this resort and their dive staff, but ultimately chose Ocotal Beach ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
11/2006   Richard Himmel
100+ Dives
 
Seahunter Full report LiveAboard Cocos Island & Malpelo   The ship is in excellent condition. Everything worked! Including all the multimedia video. Good assortment of video movies in ord... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
10/2006   Mel Butler
1000+ Dives
 
SeaHunter Full report LiveAboard Cocos/Malpelo   SeaHunter is a fantastic boat with a fantastic captain (Chris), divemaster (Toby) and crew! Fly to San Jose and the SeaHunter arra... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
8/2006   Laura Mosqueda
250+ Dives
 
Undersea Hunter Full report LiveAboard Cocos Island   I was on the Undersea Hunter in 91 and the Sea Hunter in 95. Both are excellent boats and have great diving operations. The shar... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
8/2006   Gary R. Nachtigal
1000+ Dives
 
Undersea Hunter Full report LiveAboard     This trip to Malepelo Island and then to the CoCos Islands was the best dive trip that we have ever been on. The Seahunter a... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
8/2006   Chris Cozzi/Lisa Anderson
500+ Dives
 
Sea Hunter Full report   Malpelo & Cocos   The Best big animal diving ever! Consistantly more marine life than I have ever seen. This was the trip of a life time!!! Malpelo ... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
7/2006   Dave & Susan Eckenberger
1000+ Dives
 
AGUILA DE OSA Full report   CANO ISLAND OSA PENNINSULA   OSA PENNINSULA IS A DENSE JUNGLE, VERY HUMID BUT FANTASTIC FOLIAGE WITH AN INCREDIBLE AMOUNT OF WILDLIFE ON LAND. WILD SCARLET MA... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
4/2006   kris carroll
500+ Dives
 
AGUILA DE OSA Full report   CANO ISLAND OSA PENNINSULA   OSA PENNINSULA IS A DENSE JUNGLE, VERY HUMID BUT FANTASTIC FOLIAGE WITH AN INCREDIBLE AMOUNT OF WILDLIFE ON LAND. WILD SCARLET MA... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
4/2006   kris carroll
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Agressor Fleet Full report LiveAboard Cocos Isalnd   Okay, admittedly I'm a fan of Peter's Hughes operation. So right up front you know I like to be pampered along with great diving. ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
4/2006   Larry S. Klumb
1000+ Dives
 
Okeanos Aggressor Full report   Coco Island   Sensory overload diving. Hammerhead Sharks [lots] plus Galapagos, Silky, Silver Tip, and the everpresent White Tip Reef Shark... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
12/2005   Ed & Jeanette Raver
250+ Dives
 
Okeanos Aggressor Full report   Coco Island   Sensory overload diving. Hammerhead Sharks [lots] plus Galapagos, Silky, Silver Tip, and the everpresent White Tip Reef Shark... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
12/2005   Ed & Jeanette Raver
250+ Dives
 
Okeanos Aggressor Full report   Coco Island   Sensory overload diving. Hammerhead Sharks [lots] plus Galapagos, Silky, Silver Tip, and the everpresent White Tip Reef Shark... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
12/2005   Ed & Jeanette Raver
250+ Dives
 
SEA HUNTER Full report LiveAboard COCO ISLAND   THE FIRST TIME I SAW THE HOWARD HALLS IMAX VIDEO ON COCO AND READ EVERY ARTICLE ABOUT THE SEA HUNTER. I KNOW I HAD TO GO THERE I W... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
12/2005   Robert Levine
1000+ Dives
 
Cocos Aggressor Full report LiveAboard     The Okeanos Aggressor is the worst Aggressor I've ever been on. Other than great meals, the overall quality of service was sadly l... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
11/2005   jean miller
500+ Dives
 
SeaHunter Full report LiveAboard Cocos Island   Unbelievable diving, schools of scalloped hammerheads on every dive; silvertips, silkies and white tips as well. Very comfo... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
9/2005   Carol Gurba
100+ Dives
 
Sea Hunter Full report   Cocos Island   The diving was very excellent. I went with the special rebreather expedition sponsored by Fathoms magazine and managed by Brett Gi... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
8/2005   LeRoy Anderson
250+ Dives
 
Rich Coast diving Full report   playa del coco   We fell in love with Costa Rica. Both under and above the water it's beautiful, we've even changed our plans and are getting read... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
8/2005   Brenda van Gestel
1000+ Dives
 
Undersea Hunter Full report   Cocos Island   Two days before we were scheduled to fly to Costa Rica, 24 people were arrested for plotting to blow up at least 10 airborne plane... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
8/2005   Jeanne & Bill Downey
1000+ Dives
 
UnderSea Hunter Full report   Cocos Island   The Undersea Hunter is a well run operation from sched, trip planning to the actual diving. The trip out was better then ex... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
6/2005   Michele
100+ Dives
 
Undersea Hunter Full report LiveAboard Cocos Island   Cocos is ONLY for experienced divers. The dives are all deep, currents can be ripping, safety stops can become blue water drifts ... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
11/2004   Peter Belden
100+ Dives
 
Undersea Hunter Full report LiveAboard Coco Island   If your mantra is "Hammerheads" this is your place. Sharks are everywhere. Hundreds of scalloped hammerheads, hundreds of white ... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
7/2004   Ralph Baker
250+ Dives
 
Undersea Hunger/ [N/A] Full report LiveAboard Cocos Island   We flew Chicago to Houston, then Houston to San Jose. Spent the night in San Jose to ensure all our baggage arrived. Stayed the th... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
7/2004   Steve and Beth Welch
250+ Dives
 
Resort Divers De Costa Rica/ Allegro Papagayp Full report   Guanacaste   Day 1 Thursday - Half day costal Fishing with Resort Divers. Arranged prior to arrival via email with owner Viviane. Captain and F... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
1/2004   Jacki Briggs
<100 Dives
 
Underseahunter/ Sea Hunter Full report   Cocos Island   This was my third and in some ways, the best trip to Cocos Island. The silvertips are back at Silverado and the hammerheads are a... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
8/2003   Nikki Mahan
500+ Dives
 
El Ocotal Dive Resort Full report   Guanacaste   The diving was great, lots of big critters, sharks, turtles, etc. Also, good macro opportunities including sea horses, harlequin s... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
7/2003   Brian
100+ Dives
 
Sea Hunter Full report LiveAboard Cocos Island   Crouching in a semi circle in the sand, or clutching the boulder ridges along the side walls of Alcyone, we watched in awe as l... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
7/2003   Patrick Wikstrom
500+ Dives
 
UnderSeahunter Full report   Cocos/Malpelos   The FATHOMS MAGAZINE rebreather expedition took on the double island trip with the SeaHunter visiting first Malpelos for four days... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
6/2003   Gregg Gaylord
500+ Dives
 
Okeanos Aggressor Full report LiveAboard Cocos Island   Nitrox is a must at Cocos Island and the course can be taken on board. I used an air computer as a backup and it went into de... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
5/2003   Steve Wenc
250+ Dives
 
Okeanos Aggressor Full report LiveAboard Cocos Island   Diving was incredible, boat was horrible. Emailing longer report separately to editor@undercurrent. org ... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
1/2003   Roger Carlson
500+ Dives
 
MV Seahunter Full report LiveAboard Cocos Island   Our first but not our last trip to Cocos Island. We're signed up for a July 2004 repeat trip on the MV Seahunter. The Seahunter is... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
8/2002   Frank and Renie Arroyo
250+ Dives
 
Sea Hunter liveaboard Full report   Cocos/Malpelo   Malpelo was outstanding. We had over 500 silkies checking us out on one of our safety stops. Moray eels are everywhere, sometimes... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
6/2002   Nikki Mahan
500+ Dives
 
Underseahunter Full report   Cocos Island   Flat ocean on the trip to and from Cocos Island. The dive masters were great with predive instructions which can be very important... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
5/2002   Willard Pascoe
500+ Dives
 
Sea Hunter Full report LiveAboard Cocos   We had two wonderful trips aboard the Sea Hunter, one in January, one in August. There were less sharks, but sunny weather during ... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
1/2002   Starkovsky, Cynthia
250+ Dives
 
Sirenas Diving/ La Puerta del Sol Hotel   Guanacaste   "The Perfect Covid-Era Diving Escape"
I spent six nights in Playa del Coco, and four days diving with Sirenas, in late May. It had been 18 months since Id been in the... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
5/2021   Sandy Falen
1000+ Dives
Photos available
2Helpful vote(s) received
Okeanos Aggressor Full report LiveAboard Cocos Island   "my first liveaboard and it was fabulous"
First a disclaimer. This was my first liveaboard, so I have no reference point for my evaluation. My ratings are based simply on... Full report  
4 stars
1 stars  
6/2019   Gene S
250+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Deep Blue Diving Adventures/ No resort, but packages available Full report   Pacific Coast   "Professional dive operation out of Playas del Coco on the west coast"
Over two days, I went on two, two- tank dives. The dive boat is small (capacity ~8), but so are the groups. One day 1, we had 3 div... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
12/2018   A J Underbrink Jr
500+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet Full report LiveAboard Cocos Island   "Cocos Island on the Okeanos I"
We dived in March 2018. This was about 4 months after the tragic tiger shark attack on a woman and her divemaster which occurred ... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
4/2018   Carol D Cox
1000+ Dives
Photos available
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Aggressor Fleet/ Okeanos Aggressor II Full report LiveAboard Cocos Island   "Cocos Island, Okeanos Aggressor II"
Seeing large hammerhead sharks schools and large pelagics in general was certainly on the Bucket List. I opted for Cocos over Gala... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
8/2017   Karen McClure
1000+ Dives
3Helpful vote(s) received
Sea Hunter Full report LiveAboard Cocos   "Cuckoo for Cocos"
I traveled with my teen age son, Ryan. Here's his trip report: [. . . ] - ... Full report  
4 stars
1 stars  
7/2017   Kirsten Treais
1000+ Dives
 
Aquacenter Diving Costa Rica/ Flamingo Beach Resort Full report   Playa Flamingo   "Playa Flamingo, Catalina Islands, Costa Rica"
We dove with Aquacenter for three days. There is a limited number of sites off the Playa Flamingo, all centered on the Catalinas I... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
5/2017   Paul Fitzpatrick
250+ Dives
 
Okeanos Aggressor II Full report   Cocos   "High expectations, good, not great"
Reservations: I made my boat reservations through the Aggressor website. It worked perfectly and communication was excellent. M... Full report  
4 stars
1 stars  
4/2017   Craig A Wood
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Rocket Frog Full report       "Good Diving, Disappointint Operation"
Just came back from a 9 day trip to Costa Rica which included 7 days of diving, 2 of which were with Rocket Frog. Initial reaction... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
8/2016   Kevin W. Meyer
250+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Pacific Coast Diving Center, Playa Flamingo/ Massai Apartments, Playa Flamingo Full report   Catalina Islands   "Costa Rica--Catalina Island dives--Overall a good experience"
All the dives were at the Catalina Islands, a 40 minute boat ride from Playa Flamingo. Experience with Pacific Coast Diving Cente... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
5/2016   John A Thich
100+ Dives
 
Okeanos Aggressor Full report LiveAboard Coco Island]   "Some good, some bad"
Water temp was warmer than expected - 85 on most dives, a few dives had a thermocline deep (80- 100') that dropped the temp to 80. ... Full report  
4 stars
1 stars  
7/2015   James K Harris
250+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Okeanos Aggressor Full report LiveAboard Cocos   "Cocos Island, Costa Rica"
May is a transition season so the conditions can be unpredictable. We had poor visibility on many dives and some sites had very s... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
5/2015   John J. Sambogna
250+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
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