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Dive Review of Rocio Del Mar in
Mexico (Western)/Sea of Cortez

Rocio Del Mar, Sep, 2013,

by Lani Par, CA, US ( 1 report). Report 7127.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 0-25 dives
Where else diving Palau, Raja Ampat, Australia, Komodo, Cocos, Soccoro, Galapagos, Maldives, Thailand, Fiji, Solomons, PNG, Seychelles, Banda Sea Indonesia, Sulawesi
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas calm
Water Temp 77 to 86 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 30 to 90 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions 1 hr diving time and 50 min night dives
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks 1 or 2
Turtles > 2 Whales 1 or 2
Corals 2 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
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Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 5 stars
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UW Photo Comments Big camera table and great TV room for all your uw needs :) ... 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 5 stars
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Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling 5 stars
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Beginners 5 stars
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Comments Great Sea lion encounters and Whale shark snorkel experience :) Came across thousands of common dolphins after our snorkel w/ whalesharks...Exceptional underwater scene includes ginormous sea horses, giant jawfishes (found one w/egg),electric rays, endless neon yellow colored black coral gardens and octopi/lobster galore...some even saw dolphin fish, frogfish, ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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Subscriber's Comments

By Lorena Pandez in CA, US at Sep 08, 2013 03:55 EST  
over 900 + dives re: dive experience :)
By Laura A. Sonnenmark in VA, US at Sep 21, 2013 20:46 EST  
Lorena, we must have been there the week before you guys. Frogfish? So jealous!
By Laura A. Sonnenmark in VA, US at Sep 21, 2013 20:47 EST  
Sorry--I meant to write the week AFTER you guys! Also jealous about the giant jawfish with eggs! That must have been something!
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