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Palancar Reef

Parque Marino de Cozumel | One mile off the southeastern coast, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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Ranked #2 of 87 attractions in Cozumel
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Type: Reefs
Activities: Scuba diving
Traveler Description: Palancar Reef is a beautiful thing to see when visiting Cozumel.....The reef has coral out crops that tower 20-30 feet out of the sand, swim throughs... more »
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New Martinsville, West Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Beautiful fish and swim thrus and coral formations, actually saw a Spotted Eagle Ray. Almost every dive we saw nurse sharks or grey reef sharks. Dive guides were good, but we had a different guide each day. Love diving in Cozumel, it never dissappoints.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Beautiful dives with lots of high coral stands, swim throughs, and lots of life. Went to 80' but most of the dive was spent at around 40-50'.

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San Antonio Tx
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9 reviews 9 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Great fish and Turtles. Great Dive. Went with my son on a two tank Dive. He did the discovery dive and it was great.

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Stuart, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

we went with a group of ten people. The water is clean the fish are all over. easy access by boat. Wear suntan lotion and take bottled water.

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Niceville, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

You must go by boat, the water is clear,and the coral is fantastic, you will see every kind of fish and sea like imaginable. It is an unforgettable experience.

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Bonney Lake, Washington, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

Diving was fantastic. Must Do!! Even for beginers. The dive staff is great.Good equipment for rental.

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Aurora, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Stong currents limited the enjoyment of the trip. Saw a few turtles, but fish were pretty far away. Better for diving.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Loved the crystal clear water at Palancar Gardens, which is good for snorkeling. Saw many kinds of fish.

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Mansfield, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

reef is a great drift dive lots of coral and marine live, snorkel trip its a little deep to appreciate the coral

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I had never seen so many colorful fish, my family saw a huge turtle and lobster. The reef was remarkable!

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