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Dive Review of Aqua Safari/La Ceiba El Cid again w/ friends in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan

Aqua Safari/La Ceiba El Cid again w/ friends: "Mostly repeat of report # 11135 in 2019 EXCEPT more about diver me.", Sep, 2023,

by F. Rod Ellis , MO, US ( 2 reports). Report 12600.

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food N/A
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 had very strong currents and blowing sand, and some lesser vis than usual. Required several repeats on some reefs but since current & direction changed often plus DM taking different routes, not a big deal. It is suggested you read report #11135 before this one as the OVERALL TRIP was the same.

Big difference to me was age and my head in the game. Dive skills underwater were no problem.. same as always except faster currents can influence choi ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Aqua Safari   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Initially learned in low vis freshwater but rarely dive inland now. Multiple locations offshore Honduras, Bonaire, Caymans, Gulf of Mexico NMS & rigs, Dominica, Inland Spring pools, Yucatan Cenotes, Akumal, Turks & Caicos:
Have not yet DIVE traveled long distance East<>West but will.
Closest Airport Getting There Used to drive MO<>Houston adding days to visit family. Just air this time & it was a hassle at IAH. Will R/Tto old ways

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas calm, surge
Water Temp -°F / -°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility - Ft/ - M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Reasonable depth & time limits. OK by me & no group complaints
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals N/A 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
UW Photo Comments Several GOOD photographers on this trip, and I don't know how they do it with those "lunar la ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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