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Address: KM2.85 Careterra Costera Sur, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
Phone Number: 87 21651, 01 987 87 21651, 011 52 987 87 21651

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The diving itself was great, but the dive master and captain were only ok. The captain was pushy and did not seem to care, nor was he always helpful when the divers were getting... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
Megan L
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Winnipeg, Canada
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Winnipeg, Canada
Top Contributor
160 reviews 160 reviews
64 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The diving itself was great, but the dive master and captain were only ok. The captain was pushy and did not seem to care, nor was he always helpful when the divers were getting back on the boat. The dive master was not as observant as he should have been as one of the fellow divers was down to 500psi... More 

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SaintLouis, MO
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Just got back from another safe and fun scuba weekend with Papa Hog's. This time I took a couple of nervous new OW divers with me. I assured them that Papa's runs a safe and professional dive op. And so of course we all had a great time. Juan was again our DM and he always does a great job.... More 

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Cozumel, Mexico
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Great dive shop, professional and knowledgeable dive pros, then follow up on the deck with some of the best nachos on the island. If there's a better Margarita in Cozumel, I haven't found it. This place is a treat, and one to which I will return.

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Portland, Oregon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We spent a week in Cozumel diving with Papa Hog's, and we were so impressed with their organization. Margaret coordinated 5 days of diving for 8 people, including 5 open water certifications and a ferry trip to the cenotes when the water was too rough one day on cozumel. They also arranged for us to have a full day of... More 

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Kansas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We just did our 2nd snorkel adventure with this company and it was again amazing. Juan was out snorkel guide and he did a great job of showing us some amazing sites. We had a great time. There were 5 of us and we love the private excursion style. No long lines , no large groups to try to share... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

The weather was less than perfect, but of course that's not the fault of the operator. However, the staff acted like our presence was quite a burden. The male owner particularly seemed almost angry we were there to spend money. The boat crew also seemed rushed, and unconcerned about diver's personal equipment. My rating of a 3, instead of a... More 

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Braintree, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

My sister found Papa Hogs on the internet. She was able to secure a boat for our family (10 people from 16 to 72 years of age) for a great price for a private afternoon snorkel trip. We cannot say enough about the professionalism and friendliness of our crew and the whole staff. The snorkeling was amazing and we saw... More 

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Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
20 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Got such an amazing service and great dives with them. Dive masters are knowledgable and very patient. They know where the good stuff is and always make sure everyone is safe. We took and stay (Villa Blanca) and dive deal which was advertise on Papa Hogs website - great deal!

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San Diego, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

During a December cruise Celebrity could not accommodate me with their snorkeling vendor so I found Papa Hogs on the web & they accommodated me to an awesome experience in an awesome reef. It was expensive for a 1/2 day excursion, but the crew of 4 did everything to meet my needs. The Palanar reef is incredible, teeming with colorful... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Papa Hogs taught my daughter to dive at a very young age and I was impressed with their focus on safety then and that has never changed. We have dived with Papa Hogs many times through the years and have never been disappointed. Margret and Mike are always welcoming as are all their employees. The food in the restaurant is... More 

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