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Dive Review of Deep Exposure in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan/Cozumel

Deep Exposure, Jun, 2013,

by Mark Berger, CA, US (Reviewer Reviewer 5 reports). Report 6995.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations N/A Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 5 stars
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments The boat crew and dive masters work as a team to bring about the best service around. These guys are way too much fun. The senior dive guide Roger knows the reefs, swim throughs, and tunnels, having been guiding tours for more than five years. His ability to find small creatures and point out distant life is extraordinary. Going with him is getting a custom u/w tour of the park. And he can coach you on dive skills to maximize your bottom time. I had 10 dives and averaged 85 minutes each (bottom time) over the week. It was fantastic to be given the freedom to work on the air management to such a level, in addition to getting my money's worth to see these beautiful reefs for the days dives. Pepe makes a different lunch every day and he is very creative and a good cook. His assistance in gearing up and exiting the water was very attentive, helpful, and careful with the dive gear and camera. He has a great sense of humor and makes you feel special. The captain does a great job with the boat and is very safety oriented for all the dive operations. I have been diving in Cozumel for over 20 years and this operation is one of the best if not the best in my opinion. The boat can hold 18 divers, has large swim step, head, and shaded deck area. Definitely not a Cozumel cattle boat!!! Highly recommended!
Websites Deep Exposure   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Palau, Boreno, Sea of Cortez, Bonair, California, Bahia,
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 81-82°F / 27-28°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 130-160 Ft/ 40-49 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Just stay behind the dive master and general depth maximums were recommended. These depths varied as to the area and the sequence of the dive. Generally they were very reasonable.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins 1 or 2 Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 5 stars Tropical Fish 3 stars
Small Critters 3 stars Large Fish 3 stars
Large Pelagics 2 stars

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

Subject Matter 2 stars Boat Facilities 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 4 stars Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments A separate rinse tank was available for cameras as well as a fresh water hose.
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