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Dive Review of Argo in
Costa Rica/Cocos Island

Argo: "Argo to Cocos Island Costa Rica. September 2017", Sep, 2017,

by Alan Mayfield, VA, US (Reviewer Reviewer 4 reports). Report 9902.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Florida, San Diego, Athens, Greece, Italy, Sharm El Sheikh, Phuket
Closest Airport San Jose Getting There From DC with a connection through Atlanta.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 76 to 82 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 100 to 500 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions All dives were led by a dive master. The maximum depth was 100 feet.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins 1 or 2 Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 4 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
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Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 5 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 3 stars
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Comments 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 Sheikh. There were four of us going together. We had to travel to San Jose a couple of days early, because of a hurricane that was coming through Florida. So I stayed at Hampton Inn for a few days until the dive trip started. We spent that time visiting a National Park with waterfalls and exotic cats. On the day of pickup, a van from the Argo picked us up and transported us to the other side of the island to catch the Argo. Along the way, we stopped at a couple of interesting sites. Upon arrival at the Argo, we boarded the boat and began our 36 hour crossing to Cocos. The crew spoke of "The Cross ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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