I learned to plant and save our coral during my Cozumel trip in September 2018. I now have a Coral Reef Conservation Specialty from PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors), and I am ready to travel to help save our reefs! [Read more…] about How I Learned to Plant and Save Our Coral
I have more photos for you from fabulous Cozumel diving in September! Sunsets are always amazing, but sunrise can also take your breath away! Here are some beautiful photos of diving Cozumel. [Read more…] about More Fabulous Cozumel Diving from September 2018!
Cozumel diving was fantastic last month! I have always loved the diving in Cozumel, but never more than now! Shore diving has become my favorite diving, but I still love the boat and drift dives, too. It has been so much fun to dive the shallow shore line and discover the little critters who live there, and that no one ever sees! Check out these fabulous finds! Diving with Mario Ceh of Scuba with Mario is always an adventure. He has sharp eyes and sees what others miss…lucky for me!
I’ve been diving here for longer than I want to admit (30 years!), but there is always something new! That is always exciting for divers. Cozumel is famous for incredible, towering pinnacles of coral, so beautiful and so colorful it is a wonder to see. Turtles, eels, nurse sharks, fish…and the amazing drift diving is always a draw. When the Cozumel drift is just right, you barely have to kick, drifting happily down the reef, where the boat will always be waiting to pick you up. Fabulous!
However, I have been concentrating on shore diving. I’ve done shore dives before, but I have found a spot, known to locals and expats in Cozumel, where I have seen animals I never knew existed here. I have been going to a shore dive spot off of the Tikila Restaurant, north of the international port. Mario, of Scuba with Mario, has introduced me to an exciting array of critters I am thoroughly enjoying…I can’t get enough of them! He is a terrific dive master and instructor, and I highly recommend him for anyone wanting to try diving, see Cozumel’s critter diving, or divers looking for superior customer service. He is a terrific photographer and shares his photos with his customers. Going to Cozumel? Be sure to get in touch with him.
Diving off Tikila is shallow, under 25 feet, which is great for those who want endless bottom time and lengthy dives. My dives are generally 90 minutes or so, and I love photographing the small critters I never really saw much of before, if I saw them at all. You don’t have to be a diver to enjoy the area, the snorkeling is awesome, too. Be sure to check it out next time you go to the island!
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What Diving the Revillagigedos Archipelago Really Looks Like!!!!
While I love diving the entire archipelago of Revillagigedos, I confess to a slight bias toward the island of San Benedicto. I have several reasons for this, and the first is the appearance of the island itself. I absolutely love the lava streamed rock of the island, which last erupted in 1952. It also has amazing dive sites, namely El Boiler and the 3 Sisters. Each of these sites was boiling with wildlife action! Enjoy!
I am fascinated with the clearly intelligent eyes of the manta.
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My last post, What Diving the Revillagigedos Archipelago is Really Like, Part One, focused on the island Roca Partida. On this post we will head to the island of Socorro, the largest island in the group. The dive sites on this island include Cabo Pearce, Punta Tosca, and the Aquarium. The Aquarium was the most happening site! Most of all, I want to show you the topography and lighting down below, and though it isn’t soft waving coral, it has its own kind of beauty, as do the animals. I went on this trip with Dr Andrea Marshall’s Ray of Hope Expeditions!
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I love doing citizen science!