Diving, Manzanillo & Mexico

Scuba Yellow Pages — www.scubayellowpages.com has information about diving all over the world.

Find a dive buddy on the message board, plan trips, learn about diving at: www.scubadiving.com

Another Manzanillo scuba diving web site: www.scubamanzanillo.com

Manzanillo snorkeling for a Sea & See Adventure: www.snorkelmanzanillo.com

Cruise ship passengers: Find great shore excursions in Manzanillo: www.cruiseshiptrips.info

Manzanillo’s largest and best web site: www.gomanzanillo.com with information on hotels, feature articles, places to visit, real estate sales and rentals and more.

Shore Trips has a shore excursion for you, and it’s guaranteed: www.shoretrips.com 

Sixteen different tours in Manzanillo with a 100% guarantee of satisfaction: www.manzanilloadventures.com 

Center for Marine Conservation–Membership organization whose goals include improving the quality of the marine environment and ensuring the health and survival of whales, dolphins, seals, and all marine wildlife for generations to come.

Coral Reef Alliance (CORAL)–The Coral Reef Alliance (CORAL) is a member-supported, non-profit organization, dedicated to keeping coral reefs alive around the world.

National Marine Sanctuaries Program–Provides information about our nation’s marine sanctuaries — their history and current management and their scientific and educational programs. Discover a vast range of marine creatures, habitats, historical artifacts, and flourishing maritime cultures.

Ocean Futures–Ocean Futures is a non-profit organization resulting from a merger of the Jean-Michel-Cousteau Institute and the Free Willy Keiko Foundation. Their mission is to provide the global community with a forum for exploring issues affecting the ocean, its inhabitants, and its habitats. Ocean Futures reaches out to people throughout the world, helping them to understand our global water system, take personal responsibility for the restoration and preservation of precious marine habitats, and mobilizing them to protect the ocean and its inhabitants.

ReefKeeper International–Membership organization exclusively dedicated to the protection of coral reefs and their marine life. ReefKeeper carries out its coral reef protection mission under a Florida Coral Reefs Initiative, U.S. Caribbean Coral Reefs Initiative (Puerto Rico & U.S. Virgin Islands), MesoAmerica Coral Reefs Initiative (Mexico, Belize & Honduras), and Netherlands Antilles Coral Reef Initiative (Caraway, Bonaire, Saba & St. Maarten). Each Initiative covers 6 Campaigns targeting Offshore Oil, Marine Pollution, Reef Fish Depletion, Marine Park Creation, Physical Impacts, and Coastal Development.

Reef Environmental Education Foundation (REEF)–REEF was founded in 1990, out of growing concern about the health of the marine environment, and the desire to provide the SCUBA diving community a way to contribute to the understanding and protection of marine populations. REEF achieves this goal primarily through its volunteer fish monitoring program, the REEF Fish Survey Project. Participants in the Project not only learn about the environment they are diving in, but they also produce valuable information. Scientists, marine park staff, and the general public use the data that are collected by REEF volunteers.

Reef-World–The Reef-World Foundation Charitable organisation offering Coral Reef ecology courses for divers of all levels. Fees are used to fund local communtiy based coral reef education projects.

The Cousteau Society–The Cousteau Society is a membership-supported, not-for-profit organization dedicated to the protection and improvement of the quality of life for present and future generations. More than forty books and 120 television films to date have documented farflung habitats: Antarctica, Haiti, Cuba, the Marquesas Islands and the Tuamotu Archipelago, New Zealand, Australia, Papua New Guinea, Thailand, the Andaman Islands, Borneo, Indonesia, Madagascar, South Africa, Lake Baikal and the Amazon, Mekong, Danube and Yellow rivers among others. Recent expeditions include the Caspian Sea and the St. Lawrence River of Canada.

The Nature ConservancySince 1951, The Nature Conservancy has been working with communities, businesses and people to protect more than 92 million acres around the world. The mission is to preserve the plants, animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive.

The Ocean Conservancy–Join them each year in their annual ocean and beach clean-up and learn how to protect the ocean environment.

Manzanillo’s largest and best web site: www.gomanzanillo.com with information on hotels, feature articles, places to visit, real estate sales and rentals and more.

Stories —Mexico Connect  A very informative magazine about Mexico

Stories and advice–Mexico Mike Stories, tips and advice with a little humor for spice

Mexico Info on everything–Mexico Online Mexico’s largest online information center

The Pacific Coast–The Pacific Coast of Mexico, Oaxaca, Jalisco, & Colima

Official Site–Manzanillo Department of Tourism Manzanillo information in English and Spanish

Ron Mader’s travel resource center–Eco Travels in Latin America

La Manzanilla–www.lamanzanillamexico.info Info about the popular little coastal town about 45 miles north of Manzanillo.

Rentals–www.mexicovacationrentals.net for homes and condos available for rent.

A directory of Grand Turismo–www.si-mexico.com   5 and 4 Star properties throughout Mexico. Featuring city information, maps, articles, online reservations for hotels,
airfare and packages.

Going to Tijuana or San Diego??  http://www.gottadive.com/  for San Diego scuba diving classes and trips.

Drive Mexico & Mexican Insurance: Buy and print Mexican auto insurance policies immediately on your own printer. Can insure boats, motorcycles, trailers, RVs and properties. www.drivemex.com

Baja Californiawww.cabosanlucasvillas.net  Information about vacation home rentals, sport fishing, weather, yacht and boat tours, golf, and area maps. If you’re planning on visiting Baja California, this is the web site to check out.

Bus Schedules–http://www.mexicobusschedules.com/ is a link to all sorts of bus schedule information, if you’re planning to travel in Mexico by bus. It also has useful tips and information about the country, its people, and its cultures and customs.

International Association of Dive Rescue Specialists–The International Association of Dive Rescue Specialists (IADRS) is a non-profit organization supporting public safety divers affiliated with law enforcement and fire rescue or SAR dive teams conducting search, rescue or underwater SCUBA recovery. Thousands of Public Safety Divers affiliated with law enforcement, fire
rescue, EMS or SAR SCUBA teams who conduct rescue or recovery operations are IADRS members.

Project Safe Diving–Interesting collection of information, resources and tools focusing on diver safety.

DAN–Divers Alert Network is a 501(c)(3) non-profit medical and research organization dedicated to the safety and health of recreational scuba divers and associated with Duke University Medical Center (DUMC). DAN is supported by the largest association of recreational divers in the world. Founded in 1980, DAN has served as a lifeline for the scuba industry by operating diving’s only 24-hour emergency hotline, a lifesaving service for injured divers. Additionally, DAN operates a diving medical information line, conducts vital diving medical research, and develops and provides a number of educational programs for everyone from beginning divers to medical professionals.

Mexico Travel Spot: Everything you need to know about traveling in Mexico, cruises, hotels, vilaas for rent, family vacations, cheap airfare, and more.

The Pacific Coast–The Pacific Coast of Mexico, Oaxaca, Jalisco, & Colima

Homes and Condos for snowbirds–Uniglobe Vacation Rentals

General information about  Mexico–www.mexicofile.com

La Manzanilla–www.lamanzanillamexico.info Info about the popular little coastal town about 45 miles north of Manzanillo.

Rentals–www.mexicovacationrentals.net for homes and condos available for rent.

A directory of Grand Turismo–www.si-mexico.com   5 and 4 Star properties throughout Mexico. Featuring city information, maps, articles, online reservations for hotels, airfare and packages.

Can’t figure out Mexico’s new area codes? www.telmex.com/internos/english/areacode.html for the new area codes of all cities in Mexico.

Taking the Manzanillo to LA flight? While in the LA area check out these fun things to do: www.owsrentals.com; www.kayaks4rent.com;www.goparasailing.com; and www.getwetscuba.com

Drive Mexico & Mexican Insurance: Buy and print Mexican auto insurance policies immediately on your own printer. Can insure boats, motorcycles, trailers, RVs and properties. www.drivemex.com

Baja Californiawww.cabosanlucasvillas.net  Information about vacation home rentals, sport fishing, weather, yacht and boat tours, golf, and area maps. If you’re planning on visiting Baja California, this is the web site to check out.