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Dive Review of Calipso in
Galapagos Islands

Calipso: "Mind blowing experience", Feb, 2022,

by Richard Mertz, SC, US (Reviewer Reviewer 3 reports with 6 Helpful votes). Report 11860 has 3 Helpful votes.

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Best towel art ever Diving area Hot tub Top deck Dive deck
Briefing area Bar Dining area

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 N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 2 stars
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Comments Diving was spectacular and nothing like i have done before. A lot of go down and hang on/sit to watch the show. From Hammerheads galore to a herd of sea Lions playing. Marine iguanas feeding. Huge schools of fish. So many fish that they hid what was on the other side. Topography completely different ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Calipso   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Belize, Cozumel, Philipines, Bahamas, Florida Keys, Bonaire, Charleston SC, Myrtle Beach SC, Lake Michigan Chicago, Roatan
Closest Airport Getting There Charleston to Miami to Quito to Galapagos

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy Seas choppy, surge, currents
Water Temp 55-70°F / 13-21°C Wetsuit Thickness 7
Water Visibility 40-75 Ft/ 12-23 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions Dove with group of 8. Followed dive master
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals N/A 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
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