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Dive Review of Nautilus Liveaboards/Nautilus Belle Amie in
Mexico (Western)/Revillagigedo Islands

Nautilus Liveaboards/Nautilus Belle Amie: "Trip of a lifetime on Nautilus Liveaboards", May, 2021,

by Randy Kettering, IL, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 11 reports with 2 Helpful votes). Report 11627.

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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
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments Trip of a lifetime! Had an encounter with a pod of dolphin who engaged us, vocalized to us (listen to the video) and hung vertical inviting us to rub their bellies. AMAZING!!!

Also had a very close encou ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Komodo Indonesia, Raja Ampat, Philippines, Grand Cayman, St Vincent, Bequia, Mayreau, Roatan, Utila, Bonaire, Curacao, Majahual MX (Chinchorro Bank), Bahamas, Cabo San Lucas, Cabo Pulmo, Cozumel, Cancun, Dominica, Key West, Oahu, Maui
Closest Airport SJD Getting There Nonstop from Chicago

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, choppy
Water Temp 65-76°F / 18-24°C Wetsuit Thickness 7
Water Visibility 30-80 Ft/ 9-24 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions None. When low on air my DM directed me to dive in a vector and I dove solo to eventually encountered the pick up boat. He had asked earlier if I was comfortable doing so and I was very proud of myself going solo in the middle of the freakin' ocean.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas Squadrons
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks > 2
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 2 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 N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments There could have been more charging stations for electronics. Charging room was crowded and not enough outlets for all. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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By Craig A Wood in PA, US at Sep 11, 2021 10:42 EST  
Which boat was this?
By Dave Eagleray in Ubud, ID at Sep 11, 2021 19:23 EST  
Nautilus Belle Amie
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