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Dive Review of Scuba Du/El Cantil in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan/Cozumel

Scuba Du/El Cantil: "A Plethera of Eagle Rays", Jan, 2015,

by Rose Mueller , TX, US (Contributor Contributor 19 reports with 5 Helpful votes). Report 8104.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving I am a VERY fortunate diver, having been most of the places that are great!
Closest Airport Cozumel Getting There Houston-Cozumel

Dive Conditions

Weather windy, cloudy Seas choppy, no currents
Water Temp 77 to 79 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 50 to 70 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Scuba Du is proactive about assessing a diver's ability. As we've had so many dives with them, there is no restriction except those that are self imposed.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins 1 or 2 Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 5 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 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments There are soaking tanks on the big boats as well as at El Cantil. The captains are careful with the came ... 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 4 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling 5 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 3 stars
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Comments It is alwasy a risk to go to Cozumel in January. The weather can change quickly. We encountered a lot of wind, but the port remained open during the week. The water was very cold, but it did bring the eagle rays. It used to be that the only guarantee of seeing them was to go to Punta Sur or San Juan. We encountered three or more on every dive at every location. Perhaps the best dive for watching them feed was San ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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