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Dive Review of Scuba Du in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan

Scuba Du: "CZM is as good as ever. Brain coral is suffering,everything else is OK", Feb, 2020,

by Marty Kalb, OH, US (Reviewer Reviewer 5 reports with 8 Helpful votes). Report 11420 has 1 Helpful vote.

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 5 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 3 stars
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Comments Review of Scuba Du Dive shop Intercontinental Hotel Presidente Cozumel Mexico
Date: February 08,2020

This review is written from the perspective of a scuba diver with 30 years of experience, and hundreds of dives in numerous locations across the Caribbean. A quick word about Cozumel before I focus on Scuba Du.

Cozumel is know for its clear warm water, drift diving along steep walls that can drop to over 1000 feet, coral heads, enormous, large and small and stretches of white sandy bottoms. Visibility is usually from 40-70 feet. The water temperature is 78-80 degrees F. Sea life is abundant. All manner of reef species enjoy these waters. Though as in all areas of the Caribbean some fish are less seen these days, than in years past. But donít despair, over a few days of diving you will invariable see eagle rays, sting rays lobsters crabs ells turtles nurse sharks barracuda and more types of reef fish than you can name, and more still that were there but hiding. The variety of colorful sponges and corals is immense. Unfortunately brain coral are currently suffering from a combination of stresses resulting in bleaching and death at an alarming rate.

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Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving 30 years throughout the Caribbean. Bonaire, Cozumel, Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac, St.Croix, Virgin Gorda, Curacao, Barbados, St Martin, Antigua, (snorkeling Galapagos )
Closest Airport czm Getting There Delta, United, American and others can usually get you there with one or two stops from many US locations

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas choppy, currents
Water Temp 78-81°F / 26-27°C Wetsuit Thickness 2
Water Visibility 40-70 Ft/ 12-21 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions 80 foot depth 45-50 minutes bottom time]
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 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 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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