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Dive Review of Southern Sport in
Mexico (Western)/Reviilagigedos

Southern Sport: "Southern Sport", Jan, 2015,

by Richard Lowe, NY, US ( 2 reports with 1 Helpful vote). Report 8480 has 1 Helpful vote.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Australia, Mexico, Caribbean, US
Closest Airport Cabo San Lucas Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, rainy Seas calm, surge, currents
Water Temp 70 to 75 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 7
Water Visibility 5 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions 100 feet, as everyone was on nitrox. Back on the boat with 500 PSI.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas Squadrons
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales 1 or 2
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 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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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
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Snorkeling N/A
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Beginners 3 stars
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Comments I typically dive closer to home, but a dive operator who I greatly respect was running a trip to Socorro, and I joined. First, they swapped the boat on us; we were supposed to have a sister ship with an on-board hyperbaric chamber, but got the Southern Sport instead. Diving is done off of the two zodiacs on board. With 18 divers and three dive masters, this involved having one group wait on the boat while one of the zodiacs came back. What they didn't tell us was that one of the dive masters was actually being transported to the navy base to dive with some big shots. This resulted in nine divers, a DM, and the operator in each zodiac. Whe ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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