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Columbia Reef

Cozumel, Mexico
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Ranked #4 of 87 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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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW via mobile

Enchanting sea life and colorful coral abound. The sights are never disappointing on Columbia Reef. Sea turtles, eels, colorful fish of various species , play together and with us.

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Paris
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

Columbia Deep is a great. Plenty of swimthroughs, plenty of life, plenty of fun. Columbia Shallows is the epitome of a chill dive with many many surprises. Fun bonus too if you find the underwater Cozumel sign..definitely made me giggle.

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Montreal
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

Another of the best shallow dives on the southern tip of the island. Columbia Shallows is great for beginners, Columbia Deep for more advanced.

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canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

When you book the snorkelling excursion, it includes 3 reefs, I have commented on all 3, the ocean is 30 ft deep & very clear, don't forget your camera

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Palmdale, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Best drift diving I have ever done. The water temp was an amazing 84 degrees. Visibility over 50' and lots to see. We dove with Aldora Divers, great operation with great crew. Will definitely go back!

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Pomona, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

So many fish and so clear. Water was just beautiful. This is a must see. The snorkling here is wonderful.

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Columbia is without a doubt one my most favorite reefs to dive in Cozumel. That being said they are all wonderful and it is hard to rate one over the other as each has its own uniqueness. That is one of the reasons we return each year, it is always great diving and tons of fun. We actually live on... More

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Siloam Springs, Arkansas, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Outstanding dive..plan on taking a half day to enjoy all the different sea life and reef..we used Dressler Dives

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St. Thomas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This reef is absolutely breath taking. There are some great swim throughs and walls, plenty of fish of all variety and a turtle even swam by to see us.

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

lovely reef, saw turtles, lobster and stingrays!! It is nice, we visited this reef on a boat snorkel tour!!

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