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Dive Review of Rocio del Mar in
Mexico (Western)/Sea of Cortez, Midriff Islands

Rocio del Mar: "Nice 7 day trip in the Sea of Cortez", Jul, 2018,

by Craig Howe, CA, US (Contributor Contributor 14 reports with 10 Helpful votes). Report 10449.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving All over the place
Closest Airport Phoenix Getting There We flew from Sacramento to Phoenix, there you are picked up in shuttle buses and bused to Puerto Penasco to the boat. coming back is the reverse.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, cloudy, dry Seas calm, choppy
Water Temp 72 to 79 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 40 to 70 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions 1 hour dives, otherwise standard.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks > 2
Turtles > 2 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 One outside camera table and 2 inside, compressed air ... 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
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 Really like this boat and crew. We came back for this trip after the previous trip which covered the Sea of Cortez from bottom to top experienced very cold water in the north. The water was s ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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