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Dive Review of Aggressor Fleet in
Costa Rica

Aggressor Fleet: "Thirty Years Later", Mar, 2020,

by DONALD MCCOY, OR, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 9 reports with 1 Helpful vote). Report 11458.

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 4 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 1 stars
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Comments I did four trips about thirty years ago on the Aggressor I and the Sea Hunter. After that time, I discovered Socorro, which was easier to get to and had much of the same topography.

The flight from Portland to San Jose was uneventful and it was nice to be able to do it in a day. Unfortunately, when I got to the airport, the transportation to the hotel didn't show up. I had to arrange my own transportation. Aggressor apologized and gave me a refund. The transportation to Puntarenas the next day worked well and the bus driver helped us understand the topography and also gave us some background on the country. The crew met us as we pulled in the parking lot. We were assigned rooms and given a briefing. We se ... 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 Canada, Washington State, Sea of Cortez, Cocos, Socorro, Dominica, Cayman, Belize, South Carolina, Hawaii, Indonesia, Palau, Cuba
Closest Airport San Jose, Costa Rica Getting There From Portland, Oregon through Los Angeles

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas currents
Water Temp 82-84°F / 28-29°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 25-50 Ft/ 8-15 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Buddy diving was expected, but buddies could dive their own profiles. Many of us just followed the dive guide.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas 1 or 2
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 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments I did not take photos, but I thought the facilities were adequate. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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