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Dive Review of Dove with Friend in
Mexico (Western)/La Corbetena, Nayarit

Dove with Friend: "Amazing Dive @ La Corbetena Nayarit, Mexico", Feb, 2018,

by Gayle L Hunter, BC, CA ( 1 report). Report 10125.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations N/A Food N/A
Service and Attitude N/A Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation N/A Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments My friend had asked where I wanted to go diving. I said La Corbetena! It is a small island outside of Bahia de Banderas where viewing of larger pelagic fish is optimal. Since it is tuna, marlin, and swordfish season I was totally stoked. I had asked questions of the local divers if they had dove there. A few had, but mostly went on about the long ride to site (approximately 2 hours by boat). The reviews I found said do not even try during the winter months because of strong currents. We rented a Captain and his boat to take us there. On the way out we briefed each other about our concerns, watched some gray whales, saw a turtle swimming, and then we arrived. Water was a slow choppy. Easy surface conditions. Ascending there were no crazy currents that met us. Everything was really green. Very healthy corals. Spotted many smaller fish: barberfish, angelfish, several species of puffers, moreys, and several times a tornado of jacks flooded around us. Really cool rock formations. Short tunnels. Sandy bottom. We didnít get to see any swordfish, marlin, tuna, but it was a fantastic location. So if you find yourself in Puerto Vallarta I recommend this dive.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving [Unspecified]
Closest Airport PVR Getting There Two hour boat ride from Los Peines

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas choppy, currents
Water Temp 17-24°C / 63-75°F Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 50-100 M / 164-328 Ft

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions [Unspecified]
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 5 stars Tropical Fish 4 stars
Small Critters 3 stars Large Fish N/A
Large Pelagics 5 stars

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

Subject Matter 4 stars Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's 4 stars Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments [None]
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