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Address: Parque Marino de Cozumel | One mile off the southeastern coast, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
Activities: Scuba diving
Description: This beautiful reef sits in about 80 feet of water and is a popular diving...
This beautiful reef sits in about 80 feet of water and is a popular diving spot.
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Great Reef, lots of life, turtles and sharks and minimal drift, great dive. I would return to this site. The dive shop knew where to take the divers

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Murrieta, California

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Murrieta, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Great Reef, lots of life, turtles and sharks and minimal drift, great dive. I would return to this site. The dive shop knew where to take the divers

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I think we North Americans often forget that we have one of the top dive sites IN THE WORLD right on our doorstep. Don't miss it!

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Washougal, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The first time I dove in Cozumel was in the '80's, a shore dive to a downed airplane, they tell me that plane was close to where the cruise ship dock is today, and a storm washed the plane away… well let me tell you, todays diving in Cozumel is "World Class". These guys here know what they are doing,... More 

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Maple Plain, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This site had amazing swim throughs and plenty of fish. We were with the dive shop at Intercontinental Hotel and they are very professional and friendly.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The diving is incredible, sooooo much marine life and the clarity is amazing. Dove with Dressel at the Iberostar Cozumel they did a great job. Buy your dives online ahead of time to save.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Awesome dive sights lots of colorful life of all size every where you looked can't wait to dive here again

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Yorktown, Virginia
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A swim-thru diver's paradise! The reef is like a reverse skyscraper! I'm primarily talking about the dive site referred to as "Palancar Caves."

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

This actually broken into several sub-dive sites. We dove Palancar Caves, which is not a cave dive, but there are some swim-through like formations.

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Maryville, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Great reef for seeing all kinds of stuff. Highly recommend! A bit of a boat ride from our resort, but worth it.

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Castle Rock, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

The water was crystal clear and were able to see everything. The dive was so orchestrated you could not dive down to take closer look.

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Address: Address: Parque Marino de Cozumel | One mile off the southeastern coast, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cozumel

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