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“lovely scuba” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Palancar Reef

Palancar Reef
Parque Marino de Cozumel | One mile off the southeastern coast, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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Caribbean Combo - Sailing, Snorkeling and Sunset
Ranked #1 of 79 Attractions in Cozumel
Type: Reefs, Outdoors
Activities: Scuba diving
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Owner description: This beautiful reef sits in about 80 feet of water and is a popular diving spot.
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“lovely scuba”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

beautiful reef, in great shape, better aquatic life around 45 feet than lower, surprisingly few lionfish

Visited January 2013
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“Awesome!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

We went by glass bottom boat and snorkeld all 3 reefs. We saw star fish, sea turtles, sting rays, and many different tropical fish. Our guide was helpful and knowledgable. The kids (12 and 14) enjiyed it immensley.It was a 3 hour tour and I would advise you to take snacks as only juuice, water, and beer are served.

Visited December 2012
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San Francisco, California
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“Gorgeous, towering coral”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

Truly amazing, definitely worth checking out on any dive trip to Cozumel. Unlike the broad, fan coral one finds in the Indo Pacific, the reef here is tall -- in some spots, it's almost like the walls of a skyscraper. Amazing marine life, from sharks to eels to rays and all manner of fish of the Western hemisphere.

Visited December 2012
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Norwood, Ohio, United States
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“excellent diving!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

Excellent diving!! Bright coral, plenty of fish, huge sea turtles!!! The current gently pulls you along. The water was very clear and clean, bright blue sky, warm weather!!

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“v good life marine”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

very nice dive I did it a few times it is the biggest reef in Cozumel ,I like palancar caves more. life marine is good a lot of turtles

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