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

Scuba Club Cozumel, Aug, 2013,

by Robin J. Humphrey, FL, US (Reviewer Reviewer 5 reports). Report 7118.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Acapulco, Vieques, San Juan, Palominos, Tucacas , Venezuela, Bonaire, Curacao, San Andres, Cozumel, Sea of Cortes, Socorro Islands, Fiji, Costa Rica, BVI, Honduras, Belize Cenotes, Ft, Lauderdale Key Largo.Tuks & Caicos Cayman
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 81 to 83 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 100 to 150 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions 130 Ft Max
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks > 2
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 3 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 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling 4 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
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Comments We have been staying at the Scuba Club Cozumel almost since its inception under the Name of Galapagos Hotel. Our younger daughter was married there in 2007 and this trip was to celebrate our 10 year old granddaughter's certification and open ocean dives.
Our family of 7 took a day away from Cozumel to experience the Whale sharks off Isla Mujeres on the mainland. We arra ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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By farpointdivein , at Sep 03, 2013 17:05 EST  
thanks so much for this information on the whale sharks...I wondered where you saw them when I read the overall review.
By report author: Robin J. Humphrey in FL, US at Sep 03, 2013 17:32 EST  
The Whale sharks we were with, were 45 minutes from a Marina ,itself 45 minutes South of Playa del Carmen. They hang out between this area and Holbox. The guide takes you to where they happen to be that day. Not sure this answers your question.
By farpointdivein , at Sep 03, 2013 18:10 EST  
Thanks ... I got that you took the ferry from Playa and then were met and driven to the marina and then were able to snorkel with them....still great though! WE have been diving with the Scuba Club for twenty years too. Thanks again! Aurora
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