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Dive Review of Sea Hunter in
Costa Rica/Cocos Island

Sea Hunter: "School was definitely in session!", Aug, 2016,

by Eric Eckes, CA, US (Contributor Contributor 14 reports with 6 Helpful votes). Report 9406 has 3 Helpful votes.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Indonesia, Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Malaysia, Philippines, Truk Lagoon, Palau, Yap, Mexico, Galapagos, Cayman Islands, Bahamas, Red Sea, Cocos Island, Cuba, So Cal Local
Closest Airport San Jose Getting There LAX to San Jose, Costa Rica. Bus ride to the port.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, rainy Seas choppy, currents
Water Temp 69 to 82 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 40 to 50 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Due to unpredictable currents we pretty much stayed together as a group.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks 1 or 2
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
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 The Sea Hunter has plenty of room for cameras on its dive deck. Each diver had their own c ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

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 We booked a ten night, seven days of diving charter on the Sea Hunter. Transit time to/from Cocos Island to the mainland was approximately 36 hours each way.

We encountered calm seas to/from Cocos which made the transit enjoyable. The Sea Hunter is a large and stable ship. My wife and I had a room on the top deck and noticed little roll from the waves. The Sea Hunter has a nice sized salon for divers to gather and talk and share photos. The dive deck is very large offe ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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