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Dive Review of Mexico Divers/Marina Paraiso in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan/Isla Mujeres

Mexico Divers/Marina Paraiso: "Avoid Mexico Divers", Jul, 2018,

by Beverly Sobelman, WA, US (Reviewer Reviewer 4 reports). Report 10376.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Hawaii, Australia, Puerto Rico, Dominica, Honduras, Costa Rica, Tanzania, Galapagos
Closest Airport Cancun Getting There Ultramar ferry from Cancun

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, surge
Water Temp 82 to 84 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 30 to 60 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Super-strict depth, time, and safety stop limits. Which seemed excessive as we are all advanced or rescue divers.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None 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 N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments No special accommodations made for photographers. I think they hosed down the gear with fresh water at the end of the dive but that's it. ... 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 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
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments We went to Isla Mujeres mainly to participate in a whale shark research trip, which was amazing. SO MANY sharks and mantas. But we also wanted to do a couple of days of diving so our tour operator (Aqua-Firma, highly recommended) booked us for two 4-dive days with Mexico Divers: 2 advanced morning dives, 2 easy afternoon dives. I'm not even sure how to start to describe our disappointment with the actual experience but I'll lead by saying we canceled the second day as soon as we got back from the fi ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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