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Dive Review of Fun Azul in
Mexico (Western)

Fun Azul: "Sea of Cortez with Sea Lions!", Nov, 2017,

by Raymond Haddad, QC, CA (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 8 reports with 5 Helpful votes). Report 9967.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Bahamas, Belize, Honduras, Australia, Palau, Fiji, Indonesia, Turks & Caicos, Maldives, Philippines, Cozumel, YAP
Closest Airport La Paz Getting There You need to go to Mexico City to get your flight to La Paz

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas calm
Water Temp 78 to 82 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 40 to 75 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Dive with your guide, surface with the group.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks 1 or 2
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 1 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
UW Photo Comments Large camera table with air hoses.Two big rinse buckets for cameras. ... 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 N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
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Comments I decided that my next scuba diving trip would be closer to home and something I have never done. Why not dive with Sea Lions in the Sea of Cortez? That is why I choose to dive with Fun Azul on the M/S Valentina. Getting to La Paz from Montreal was very easy. I flew from Montreal to Mexico City then to La Paz. From the airport, take a taxi which costs 350 pesos which is cheaper than the Fun Azul Shuttle which costs $35.00 US. I arrived a day earlier and stayed at a hotel in the middle of the city and right on the main strip. The hotel named La Perla is very basic, inexpensive, clean and well located. They will pick you up from your hotel at around 5PM and take you to the ship. Then the stan ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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