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Address: Parque Marino de Cozumel | One mile off the southeastern coast, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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This beautiful reef sits in about 80 feet of water and is a popular diving...

This beautiful reef sits in about 80 feet of water and is a popular diving spot.

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Discovery Scuba

1st time Scuba diving & Palancar Reef was a beautiful place to do it. The reef is amazing & the underwater life is colorful & calming too. Was a perfect introduction to scuba... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

1st time Scuba diving & Palancar Reef was a beautiful place to do it. The reef is amazing & the underwater life is colorful & calming too. Was a perfect introduction to scuba diving. Has ruined scuba diving in a lake for me.

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Tyler, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Dove here via Sea Robin dives (shout out to Eduardo!) and had a FANTASTIC time. Dove with my wife and her parents. Saw multiple 7ft nurse sharks, green sea turtles, stingrays and even a goliath grouper hiding in a cave, between 40ft-80ft. Highly recommended!

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

These are two of the best dive sites I've ever been to, and I've been around. The coral, fish life, swim through so, and viz are unparalleled.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Did the tour with my 9 year old. The tour on the reef was around 45 minutes by catamaran. The reef was clear, water crystal but not a huge array of seaside around. Saw a turtle and a nurse Shark from distance which was great and lucky.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

One of my favorite dives in Cozumel. Beautiful swim through, overhangs and cathedrals combine next to a wall. Just gorgeous.

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ORLAND
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Dove Palancar Garden, Bricks and Caves. Wonderful swim throughs, healthy pinnacles, abundance of corals and fans, rich sea life.

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Tonawanda, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was the highlight of our cruise. We saw sea turtles, barracuda, Nemo and Dory and lots of other pretty fish. Great open water snorkeling. Playa Mia staff were fantastic and drinks were included. We did as part of excursion on Oasis of the Seas

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great wall 200' + visibility all week long. Lots of fish and turtles too, great photo ops. And the dive operator at Sabor was first rate.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a good time in Palancar. Saw a Pizote (endangered animal of the coatis family) and a few friendly raccoons hang around. Beach was a little more packed then other beaches we went to. No cover charge to go in, but they expect you to at least order a drink or two. Food was good, but the highlight was... More 

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Breckenridge, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great dive sight and a drift dive. The current was fairly strong so you cover quite a distance in 45 minuets to an hour. This gives you opertunity to see more. We dove with PRO DIVE who was good.

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