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Columbia Reef

Cozumel, Mexico
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Ranked #4 of 91 Attractions in Cozumel
Type: Reefs
Activities: Scuba diving
Description: Giant sea turtles and groupers await those with the courage (and the experience) to brave the fierce currents at this diving site.
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Magnolia, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

Another go to site whenever I'm in Cozumel. As with all the reefs in Cozumel there is plenty of marine life.

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Conroe, Texas, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 NEW

Columbia deep and Columbia shallow, great dive sites. Amazing wall dives. Great drift currents. Nurse sharks, spotted eagle rays, tons of turtles. Beautiful canyons of coral formations.

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Sacramento, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 NEW

There is a lot of reef life and color. Caves and outcroppings. Sometimes you will spot a few nurse sharks.

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Dallas
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62 reviews 62 reviews
13 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 NEW

Colombia shallow is one of my favorite dive sites. You want to go deeper than 30 feet bring a shovel. Lots of small life to see so put the MACRO lense on the camera. A long slow dive easily could go an hour and a half.

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Cedar Park, Texas
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Great dive site and top 10 in Cozumel. This is the most healthy I have seen the reef in the last 10 years.

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Portland, Oregon
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Did a few dives on Columbia Reef. Namely, I remember doing the Cordillera (mountains) and Ladrilla areas and they are both amazing to see and poke around in for crustaceans and turtles!! Got some amazing video of turtles eating and swimming around in the more open areas, and also saw some lobster out and about during the day. Recommend checking... More

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McGehee, Arkansas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Beautiful reef as usual. We only snorkeled this time but the reef is easily visible form the top and accessible if you are an experienced snorkeler.

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Oklahoma
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Basically all diving in CZM is good. Shallow dives provide more color under water. This reef has both deep and shallow dives, all very good. never disappointed

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Farmington Hills, Michigan
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Wish I had dual 100 tanks so I could stay down all day. Sting Rays, turtles and fish galore. Can't wait until I return...

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Baldwin Park, California, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Really deep for snorkel dive at least 50'. Pro: lots of fish. Cons: so blue because sunlight doesn't penetrate well.

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