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San Francisco Reef

Cozumel, Mexico
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Ranked #33 of 87 attractions in Cozumel
Type: Reefs
Activities: Scuba diving
Description: While not very long, this reef is full of brightly colored fish and coral.
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Cozumel, Mexico
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Incredible experience,every visit was even more impressive than you could imagine. If you don't do anything else on Cozumel,make sure you have the time for a tank or two. Fantastic

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Waldo, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We were close to the summer solstice, so currents were quite variable and sometimes unpredictable. There was occasional relief from the current closer to the wall. Reef life was its usual great variety. There are lionfish to be spotted, and one of our divemasters was able to trap one, kill it and feed it to a queen trigger. Then along... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Not too bad of a spot to get away from the cruise line tourist trap! Parking available for the Army of rented Jeeps, buggies and scooter losers. Good deals to be had at the shops also! Everyone was friendly and not pushy. $10 minimum for food and drink at beach bar to stay and play.

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Daly City, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Lots of tropical fish of all sizes, huge grouper (our dive master knew where to take us for this), sea turtles were awesome and had no issues with being fed by hand. Great color and clarity of the water.

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Dallas, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

I loved this dive. It was so cool to swim off the "top of the wall" and be hovering over the Abyss. Just a sheer drop into the Deep Blue. You could go explore the massive coral wall at any depth you can safely dive at. The current was just enough to keep you moving but wasn't overwhelming as in... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Had a great time. I dove with a group that I didn't know,.I saw a giant stingray, also what may have been a tuna or marlin, as well as other various fish! There's a place where the wall drops off, that apparently goes down 3000 ft! Very good experience.

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Dallas, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

Fish, coral, and clear water - it doesn't get any better. It offers the wall and some very nice shallow dives as well.

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St. Clair Shores, MI
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5 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2012

We took a late taxi from our cruise port to what we thought would be Carlos N Charlies beach. Our overpriced taxi driver ($30) dropped us off at this place. We think he knew the owners. We ordered a drink, the beach was bare but the bar was open. We took a seat and were approached by "Fernando" who offered... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2012

I dove with Del Mar when we visited the San Francisco reef. The vista is awesome! I would visit it again. You just have to be there !

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Boston, Massachusetts
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2012

While I can only make my comparison to the water of the Boston Harbor (by the way- it was surprisingly good for people wondering...lots of starfish and of course lobsters and crabs) where I did my open water dives, I heard from other divers that the site was pretty average for Cozumel. For me, it was a great safe place... More

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