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Dive Review of Scuba Club Cozumel in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan/Cozumel

Scuba Club Cozumel: "Scuba Club Cozumel Oct 2017", Oct, 2017,

by David Wolf, ID, US ( 2 reports). Report 9890.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations 4 stars Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 5 stars
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving 5 stars
Snorkeling 4 stars
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced 4 stars
Comments Good - My first time in Cozumel. Reefs appeared to be in good to great condition. Compared to other areas I've dived the sea life was larger especially lobsters, crabs and angel fish. Saw the biggest crab and lobster I've ever seen. Dive master Manuel was especially good at finding hidden and small creatures. All dives were drift dives. Only 8 divers on our boat even at a time when several large groups packed the other boats. Scuba Club rooms are comfortable and the food is superb. Drink prices are very reasonable. Full service dive shop across the street and on site.

Grab bag - The currents. Kind of fun at times as long as you weren't trying to photograph anything. A little unsettling for some divers not used to them and definitely not for most beginners. On the other hand, we had some dives with no current at all. Didn't know what you were going to get until you were in the water.

Bad - Long boat rides down to the Palancar Reef area where most first dives took place.
Websites Scuba Club Cozumel   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Roatan, Belize, Hawaii, Grenada
Closest Airport Cozumel Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, rainy Seas currents, no currents
Water Temp 86-87°F / 30-31°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 75-150 Ft/ 23-46 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Divemaster briefing specified dive time, expected depths, depth limits, etc. Safety stop required. Diver and buddy expected to begin safety stop at 700 PSI. Did not have to surface as a group unless dive time had been reached.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 5 stars Tropical Fish 4 stars
Small Critters 4 stars Large Fish 5 stars
Large Pelagics 4 stars

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

Subject Matter 5 stars Boat Facilities 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 4 stars Shore Facilities 4 stars
UW Photo Comments Separate camera tank both on boat and on shore. No camera table on our boat but huge engine cover could be used.
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