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

Scuba Club Cozumel: "Easy trip, fun diving", Jun, 2016,

by Jeanne Reeder, MO, US (Contributor Contributor 15 reports with 14 Helpful votes). Report 9340.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Andamans, Sudan, Japan, Papua New Guinea, Alor Indonesia, Philippines, Palau, Fiji, Solomon Islands, Raja Ampat, Turkey, Saba, St. Kitts, BVI, Bonaire, Cayman Brac, Cozumel, Turks and Caicos, Statia, Nevis
Closest Airport Getting There easy flights: St. Louis-Houston-Cozumel

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, currents, no currents
Water Temp 82 to 83 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 100 to 150 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Dive our Computers, keep an eye on our dive buddy, no-deco diving, don't kick up sand or coral
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
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 N/A
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 3 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
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Comments Cozumel Scuba Club Cozumel, with Rainbow Dive Adventures
easy travel, fun diving

The Splendid Toadfish, endemic to Cozumel, is the treasure found in diving this island. Last spring I learned that keeping an ear cocked to hear their foghorn sound was a big help, and was rewarded with twenty. I dived an extra day this trip to return to the same site, Punta Dalila, with my dive master extraordinaire, Arial, but the sands had shifted, thus they sought new homes. The currents were strong as Ariel and I hugged the area along the sand, peering into crevices and listening. It was like being in a windstorm. After we found our first three, I kept up the count: twenty-four, including a two-inch juvenile! I was thrilled to report this to the other group who had sailed overhead in the current, and had seen none. At several other locations we saw two or three of these small eight inch bluish/grey and magenta striped bottom dwellers with chin barbels, peering out from their recessed homes.

Scuba Club Cozumel (SCC) played host to Rainbow Dive Adventures - Barnacle Busters, an LGBT dive club from the Los Angeles Area. They have been coming here for many years, and are received like the kings and queens they are. Their exceptionally well organized and charming RA Buck is their fearless leader on trips world-wide. An actor, he knows how to make an entrance and get us all to smile and laugh on-cue. He is rather like a mother-hen as he asks each day how we are doing ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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