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Dive Review of Nautilus Undersea in
Mexico (Western)/Guadalupe Island

Nautilus Undersea: "Amazing Great White Shark Cage Diving", Oct, 2021,

by Linda Briggs, TX, US ( 1 report). Report 11695.

No photos available at this time

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 5 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments First, let me just say, this is the cleanest liveaboard I have ever been on! Im a little bit of a germaphobe but I never once saw anything that made me feel uncomfortable. It was impressively cleaned and wiped down on a daily basis.
We had 17 guests and 9 crew members on board. Maria, our hostess, was fortunately very energetic as she took care of every one of the guests beautifully. Due to Covid, we were not allowed to serve ourselves from the buffet nor from the bar. Maria was on the spot every time anyone needed anything. We were actually feeling bad for her having to run around so tirelessly to keep everyone served. But she always did it with a smile on her face and continually telling us not to feel bad because, she would say, I love my job! And it shows.
Also, I cannot say enough about the dive masters, shark wranglers, engineer, captain and chef. (I hope Im not leaving out anyone.) Every single crew member was extremely personable and couldnt be more accommodating. It was their mission to make sure that everyone had a great time. They were also very shark-knowledgeable and passionate about the sharks. They loved sharing their knowledge with us.
We had a bit of a wait before boarding the boat at the Coral Hotel and Marina on Sunday evening in Ensenada. During the wait our luggage was held in a room where Mario, one of the shark wranglers, checked us in. While waiting we were able to have lunch and/or dr ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Nautilus Undersea   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Philippines, Bali, Fiji, Moorea (Tahiti), Hawaii, Cozumel, Isla Mujeres, Costa Rica, St Lucia, Roatan, Guanaja, Utila, Blue Heron Bridge (FL), Bahamas, Turks & Caicos, Belize, Little Cayman, Cayman Brac, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, USVI, BVI, Curacao, Bonaire, St Croix
Closest Airport Tijuana Getting There We flew into San Diego where we were picked up in a shuttle and driven to Ensenada. This was about a 2.5 hour drive which included clearing customs in Tijuana.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, cloudy Seas calm, choppy
Water Temp 68-72°F / 20-22°C Wetsuit Thickness 6
Water Visibility 50-50 Ft/ 15-15 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions We were restricted to cages; 1 stationary at the surface and 2 submersible.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals N/A 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 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments The Nautilus Undersea has a huge camera table with plenty of room for all of the photographers. There were plenty of electrical outlets which were used for camera batteries and phone charging. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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