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

Rocio del Mar: "Explore Baja", Oct, 2014,

by DONALD MCCOY, OR, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 9 reports with 1 Helpful vote). Report 7894.

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

Accommodations 4 stars Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 5 stars
Dive Operation 4 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 4 stars
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced 3 stars
Comments This was supposed to be the "Explore Baja" trip. However, due to the Hurricane, we couldn't fly out of Cabo and had to fly out of La Paz. Some of the shore trips were cancelled due to Hurricane damage.
Websites Rocio del Mar   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Canada, Washington State, Cocos, Socorro, Dominica, Cayman, Belize, South Carolina, Hawaii, Indonesia, Palau
Closest Airport Phoenix Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy Seas choppy
Water Temp 80-86°F / 27-30°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 5-50 Ft/ 2-15 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions 100 feet for sixty minutes
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks > 2
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 1 stars Tropical Fish 3 stars
Small Critters 1 stars Large Fish 3 stars
Large Pelagics 2 stars

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

Subject Matter 4 stars Boat Facilities 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 4 stars Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments They have a nice light table in the middle of the back deck with plug ins. There are plenty of plug ins in the rooms. Most everyone had some kind of camera. It was a little crowded, but not bad.
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