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Dive Review of Cabo Pulmo Divers/Baja bungalows in
Mexico (Western)

Cabo Pulmo Divers/Baja bungalows, Oct, 2012,

by bill mashek, CA, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 11 reports with 3 Helpful votes). Report 6803.

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

Accommodations 5 stars Food N/A
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 4 stars
Dive Operation 3 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling 3 stars
Value for $$ 4 stars
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced 4 stars
Comments The lodging at Baja bunglows was excellent. We had a casita, two rooms and an bath. There was an outside shared kitchen. Also on the property was a two level main house and two other casitas. Owners were great folks. Highly recommend.
Cabo Pulmo is NOT Cabo San Lucas and Diving in Cabo Pulmo is not for the "Caribbean Resort Diver" - don't even bother to come here. However, if you appreciate beautiful desolate beaches, rustic lodging, close nit communities and don't mind helping push the panga into the water. You will appreciate Cabo Pulmo.
The sea life here is prolific. The abundant coral growth on the rocky reefs provides shelter and food for countless colorful reef fishes, many of which are found nowhere else in the world. I dived Cabo Pulmo four times in the last 20 years and notice a significant increase in fish population. This area is a National Marine Park, promoted by local diver Pepe Murrieta. It is the only coral reef in the northern eastern pacific.
I dived with Cabo Pulmo Divers, They were OK, I dove with them years before, when they were the only dive operators there. I have heard good reviews about the other dives shops.
Websites Cabo Pulmo Divers   Baja bungalows

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Eastern and western Mexico, Barbados, Belize, South East Asia. Western North America, California, Washington, Florida, Central and South America
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather cloudy Seas calm, no currents
Water Temp 78-°F / 26-°C Wetsuit Thickness 2
Water Visibility 60- Ft/ 18- M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions There was a large group from Mexico mainland who dived with us so some restrictions, normally none
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 2 stars Tropical Fish 5 stars
Small Critters 3 stars Large Fish 4 stars
Large Pelagics 2 stars

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter N/A Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's N/A Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments Dive from pangas, there were several photographers but not designed for photo trips.
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