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Fishing season is here

The season has hit full stride recently with Dorado, Kingfish, Sailfish and Blue and White Marlin being caught. We went out for some fun the other day and caught a nice Sailfish and had a couple more following and playing … Continue reading

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Diving with Marcus and Bruna

A couple of weeks ago Marcus and Bruna were back diving with us again and we were blessed with some great dives. Marcus took some great photos and especially a nice one of this Nudibranch. They are pretty rare here … Continue reading

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Big changes and some great diving lately

Well, there have been big changes at Maya Diving this year. We have moved out of Dreams Tulum and are now located just a few kilometers away at Tankah Inn We are now even closer to our favorite reef sites … Continue reading

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Lionfish everywhere!!

Aargh, here they come. More information at: the Smithsonian online and lionfishhunter.com and NOAA Eat em up!!! quoting the Smithsonian’s article “In April 2008, nearly 200 people came to the headquarters of the Bahamas National Trust, the organization responsible for … Continue reading

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Lionfish on Tulum Reefs!!

Yes Lionfish, coming to a reef near you!! Our first report of a Lionfish seen diving on a tulum reef was 3 years ago. Now this year we have been seeing quite a few in the many small caves and … Continue reading

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Tulum Diving in September

Calling divers! Now is a great time to come down. The heat of summer is abating and the sea is still mostly calm so we can reef dive most days. Of course the cenotes are always good and not so … Continue reading

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Help Stop Development of Xcacel Beach

We have recently heard some shocking news that once again, the turtle sanctuary at Xcacel and Xcacelito is being threatened by encroaching development. To find out more about Xcacel beach, what is being proposed and the potential harm it might … Continue reading

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Thanks for everything from Tiffany

I just wanted to let you all now how much my vacation meant to me.. My mom and I started out in the Discover Diving course at Dreams Tulum about 2 1/2 weeks ago, and found out (through some persuasion … Continue reading

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Maya Dive Club kickoff

It’s finally here, what you’ve all been waiting for (even if you did’nt know it).

Maya Dive club is starting to sign up members starting today.

What’s it all about and why would you want to join? The main idea behind the club is to provide repeat visitors and part or full time residents who dive or would like to learn to dive with an opportunity to meet, dive and have fun with other divers.

Here are some of the benefits that you can enjoy as a member: Continue reading

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Tulum marine conservation zone project ideas

For any one who is interested, I am planning to begin work with some other people to begin the processes necessary for the establishment of a marine reserve in the Tulum area. Beginning in January 2008 we will begin discussions … Continue reading

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