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Dive Review of Herradura Divers/I stayed with Family in
Costa Rica/Playa Jaco

Herradura Divers/I stayed with Family: "Lack of safty or concern for divers.", Jan, 2016,

by Victor Eizenga, TX, US ( 2 reports with 1 Helpful vote). Report 9348 has 1 Helpful vote.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations N/A Food N/A
Service and Attitude 1 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 1 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 1 stars
Beginners 1 stars
Advanced 1 stars
Comments rough surf we should not have gone out. one of the other divers in the front of boat dropped and air cylinder and they were not no concerned at all.
To be safe if you do go take all your own equipment. I rented a BC the best one they had was a POS. during the dive I told the guide 3 times I was out of air he kept waving me on.
I finely had to surface. NO air no reserve. If you dive with them you better be at least advanced diver. make sure you have your snorkel and SMB. I was out there 15 min alone no air last one picked up.
they made us take a vote for the 2nd dive if we wanted to go we voted no so no refund.
When they were getting me on the boat they were in such a hurry to get there BC they broke my GO-PRO off my glove so one lost camera. Even my cousin who lives in San Jose said he would never use them again.
Websites Herradura Divers   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 51-100 dives
Where else diving Herradura Divers
Closest Airport sjo Getting There no direct flights from Texas 5 hour layover in Atlanta . flight was packed like a cattle car seats did not recline.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas choppy
Water Temp 75-80°F / 24-27°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 6-15 Ft/ 2-5 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions it was no deeper the 35 feet
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals N/A Tropical Fish 2 stars
Small Critters N/A Large Fish N/A
Large Pelagics N/A

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter 1 stars Boat Facilities 1 stars
Overall rating for UWP's N/A Shore Facilities 1 stars
UW Photo Comments [None]
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