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Columbia Reef

Address: Cozumel, Mexico
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Ranked #3 of 90 Attractions in Cozumel
Type: Reefs, Nature & Parks
Activities: Scuba diving
Owner description: Giant sea turtles and groupers await those with the courage (and the experience) to brave the...
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Type: Reefs, Nature & Parks
Activities: Scuba diving
Owner 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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New York
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69 reviews 69 reviews
31 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Nice easy dive site, you don't have to go deep here to see plenty of sea life. It didn't turn out tot be my favorite site in the area but it was a fun diving experience.

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Michigan
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Columbia Shallows is my favorite dive on the reef. It is very shallow. I think the deepest spot is maybe 30+- feet, but it teems with life.

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24 reviews 24 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Amazing dive there!! Lots of caves and beautiful corals! One of the best dives ever! pretty far from other dive spots

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Swam with a sea turtle and saw a scorpion fish along with countless others. Great for a first dive. Definitely got everyone hooked.

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Greeley, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Lots to see. You might consider an underwater camera. The current wasnt too bad. More important is choosing the right tour to get there.

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Minnesota
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Loved the guides Marcello and Adolfo, Captain Philip was good too! Saw incredible fish and reefs and felt very safe with our guides. Enjoyed meeting new people from all over the world as well!

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Chicago, Illinois
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

45 minute boat ride to get there but the snorkeling was great. Took the excursion through the Cozumel Excursions. Great trip!

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Windermere, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Don't miss it. It was PERFECT. The water was crystal clear and we saw abundant sea life. Even though we were diving, you could easily see depths in excess of 35 or 40 feet. I was able to comfortably free dive down to get excellent pictures and video with our Go Pro.

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Parker, Colorado, United States
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68 reviews 68 reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This is a great wall dive with tons of life and tremendous coral formations, excellent swim throughs. One of the better spots in the Cozumel area.

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Puyallup, Washington, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Boat took just the 3 of us so not crowded. Whether was excellent, mild breeze and not humid. Many beautiful and colorful fish

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