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Dive Review of Aggressor Fleet in
Costa Rica/Cano Island

Aggressor Fleet: "Great macro; not so great cold, current, and surge", Mar, 2018,

by Carol D Cox, FL, US (Sr. Contributor Sr. Contributor 20 reports with 12 Helpful votes). Report 10200 has 1 Helpful vote.

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food N/A
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 3 stars
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Comments Cano Island, March 2018

This was the second part of back-to-back trips on the Okeanos I. We had just done a 10-day trip to Cocos Island, followed by 3 days on shore, and now were doing the trip to Cano Island.

Aggressor agreed to pick us up at the Doubletree in Puntarenas instead of one of the normal pick-up points in San Jose. The Doubletree was on their route and it is the only place I found in Puntarenas that had rental car service which we used for an excursion to La Fortuna Volcano. We really appreciated them doing this for our group of 5 travelers.

We had 4 less divers than the week we had done Cocos Island, and the extra space was very welcome. The bottleneck to get to the buffet line was no longer a problem. There was more room to gear up on the pangas, and even with the addition of a monster-sized camera kit, there was more room on the camera table. My friends in the quad had the luxury of an empty bed to use as extra storage.

My husband and I were in the same room as the previous trip. Our door opened right out onto the sundeck, which was very convenient. However, there was still no room number on the door. On our first trip, we had several people walk in on us, looking for a bathroom. This time, the cruise director was quick to tape a number on our door when I asked and we didnít have the same problem. We were welcomed onbo ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Caribbean, Bahamas, Florida, Turkey, Palau, Truk, Mexico, Red Sea, Cypress, Guam, Indonesia, Revillagigedo, Costa Rica
Closest Airport San Juan, Costa Rica Getting There San Juan

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas calm, surge, currents
Water Temp 72-80°F / 22-27°C Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 20-45 Ft/ 6-14 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Be on surface at 60 minutes, and 500 psi. Dive with a buddy. Don't go below 110 ft.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales 1 or 2
Corals 3 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 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Camera table was roomier with only 18 divers versus the max 22. Camera rinse bins on both sides of the boat. Lots of room for charging batteries. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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