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Dive Review of Undersea Hunter in
Costa Rica/Coco's Island

Undersea Hunter, Jul, 2013,

by david whiteside, CA, US ( 2 reports with 1 Helpful vote). Report 7173 has 1 Helpful vote.

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Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Secerro, Galapagos, Truck, Palau, Red Sea, Cozumel, Aruba, Bonaire, Bahamos, Jamaica, Pureto Rica, Turks & Calcos, Tobago and many others
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas currents
Water Temp 72 to 82 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 25 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions [Time: they really wanted you up in an hour
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks > 2
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals N/A Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
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Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

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

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 5 stars
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UW Photo Comments Great set up for the photographers. They have their own area to spread out. ... 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
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Beginners 1 stars
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Comments The undersea hunter is a wonderful boat, this was my third trip to Coco's on this boat. The crew really knows what they are doing, many of the same people as on my previous two trips, which started in 2007 and 2010. The Hammerhead did not disappointment, schools of up to a hundred on many dives. Whale shar ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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By carl berenson in WA, US at Oct 04, 2013 20:38 EST  
I take it no one took photos? (with the current so strong??)
By david whiteside in CA, US at Oct 05, 2013 19:58 EST  
only one dive in tens days was the current to strong to dive at Alcyone, otherwise hundreds of photo's were taken by most divers.
By jean miller in CA, US at Mar 14, 2014 17:11 EST  
Have you ever gone to Cocos in December? If so, how was the current, the water temp? Thanks. Jean Miller
By david whiteside in CA, US at Mar 17, 2014 19:18 EST  
I have never gone to Coco in December, always in June or July. The currents can be bad anytime of the year. but the water Temps? I would contact the Undersea Hunter Group direct or go to their web site for trip comments for december of 2013.
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