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Dive Review of Nautilus Explorer in
Mexico (Western)

Nautilus Explorer, Nov, 2008,

by George A Bogard, TX, USA ( 2 reports). Report 4580.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Costa Rica, Hawaii, Philippines, Bali, Wakatobi, Palau, Solomons, Fiji, Yap, Cozumel, St Lucia, St Vincent, all Caymans, Flower Gardens
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas choppy
Water Temp 76 to 80 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 50 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Dive your computer and be careful
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas Squadrons
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 1 stars Tropical Fish 3 stars
Small Critters 2 stars Large Fish 5 stars
Large Pelagics 5 stars

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

Subject Matter 4 stars Boat Facilities 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 4 stars Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments Very accommodating and well set up camera tables, rinse tanks, dry charging table with plenty of outlets. Great guides, careful crew

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

Accommodations 5 stars Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 5 stars
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 4 stars
Beginners 2 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments This was a great trip. I would go again and again. For me there was nothing bad, save no nudibranches. But, I did not expect any. Great wide photography and marine pelagics interactions. We were treated well and it is an extremely well run boat.
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