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Dive Review of Aqua Excursions/Viva Maya in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan

Aqua Excursions/Viva Maya: "Outstanding diving after shut down", Jul, 2021,

by John kirkenir, NJ, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 11 reports with 5 Helpful votes). Report 11641.

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 3 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
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments My wife and I have dove with Aqua Excursions many times at the Viva Maya resort and always had a good experience. This time we returned with our 13 year old grandson. He is a new junior diver so we needed to dive shallower sites. Aqua Excursions staff (Daniel). We dove two days with Divemaster Rudy who was very good and took his time. We dove the last day with Mira who was excellent with our grandson making sure to teach him and kept a real close eye on him. She is top notch like her husband divemaster Chris. We dove Barracuda reef which is loaded with fish, Tortuga (which had ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Aqua Excursions   Viva Maya

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Bonaire, Cozumel, Costa Rica, Bahamas, Florida, curaçao, Bermuda, North Carolina, Aruba, Curacao, Antigua, Dominican Republic, Hawaii
Closest Airport Cancun Getting There Flight from Newark NJ direct. Driver to Viva resort about an hour from airport

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, choppy
Water Temp 84-86°F / 29-30°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 80-100 Ft/ 24-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions 500 psi on return to boat.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks > 2
Turtles > 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 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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