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Papa Hog's Scuba Emporium

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Address: Careterra Costera Sur KM 2.85, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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+52 987 872 1651

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Heaven on Zero Six

I haven't a lot of experience diving (60 dives, possibly), but I can say that of those sixty, my week diving with the people from Papa Hog's was at the top of the (small) pile... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Colin T
Moncton, Canada

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Moncton, Canada
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I haven't a lot of experience diving (60 dives, possibly), but I can say that of those sixty, my week diving with the people from Papa Hog's was at the top of the (small) pile. It's not that I was pampered. Rather, I was given every opportunity to enjoy myself safely. Everyone of the dive masters, somehow assessed the groups'... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've had lots of Margarita's in Cozumel but Papa Hog's Bar make the best ones. Go for Happy Hour - 2 for 1 and believe me you won't want more than 2..... Carole & Tim

2 Thank TOCVM
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a excellent place, great people, excellent prices, excellent service, Awesome food also A+A+ will definitely use Papa Hogs again Thanks Mike, Margaret, Tony, and Brian for a great vacation. With our friends from the scuba dudes in shawnee Oklahoma.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I just spent 6 days diving with Papa Hog's ans absolutely loved it. Despite the port being closed to all boat traffic on one of those days, we got in 17 dives. It was my first time to Cozumel but certainly won't be my last, and I'm sure to dive with PH's again. Here's what I appreciated most: 1) Relatively... More 

1 Thank HolidayRoy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dove for the fourth year with Papa Hog's. The staff here are very knowledgeable, informative and courteous... and fun! Have been every single time. About the only time my buddy or I even came close to carrying our own gear to or from the boat was after one of the night dives (I think I carried my regs and computer... More 

1 Thank Rick H
Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have never, ever been rushed in over 20 years diving at Papa Hogs. All the the staff have been helpful, courteous and safety conscious. Using a buoy when shore diving...what a concept! 20 minutes to dive site...wow! Wish some of the other Caribbean sites had that maximum! Small boats...let me see...6 divers or 26...what would I rather have...? Trouble... More 

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Eagan, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

Rocky is a fantastic divemaster, and Joaguin is the best captain. We stayed at the Occidental, got picked up an hour after the on-site boat departed (giving us more time to enjoy breakfast and not be rushed), did our two dives, and got back before the other divers. Love the small fast boats - 6 divers at most on our... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

i've been to cozumel 5 times and 2nd time diving in cozumel the first time at iberostar i actually stayed at papa hogs motel, called hogtown hotel, on a 5 day two tank dive with breakfast included, paid in advanced. this did not start out right when i arrived at 11pm the shop was closed and i had no idea... More 

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mamahog, Owner at Papa Hog's Scuba Emporium, responded to this review

We have a very reasonable dive package at Hogtown where we offer 7 nights accommodation/breakfast and 5 days of two tank dives for 609.00 per person. Our little single room is our most popular as it allows a single diver very affordable accommodation with no single supplement. Take off the cost of the diving and breakfast and the accommodation is... More 

Kalamazoo, Michigan
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

It was a quick taxi ride from the port to the small office. We had our own equipment but weren't given a discount for that. The guide was excellent and made sure everyone was comfortable with the adventure. Great underwater views along the coral reef.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

Great dive. We have dove with PH for several years. I gave this a 4 star because the equipment to rent is getting a bit worn. The regulator that I was using had some sort of issue, it made a terrible noise when I inhaled. It had a bit of constriction on air flow but still worked. When I asked... More 

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