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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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Cozumel Snorkeling Tour: Palancar, Columbia and Cielo Reefs

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Beautiful swim throughs

We dove Palancar Bricks and Horseshoe. They were both beautiful in coral head structures and swim throughs. Coral was in really good shape and just brilliant in color (with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Salem, Oregon
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Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We dove Palancar Bricks and Horseshoe. They were both beautiful in coral head structures and swim throughs. Coral was in really good shape and just brilliant in color (with light). We loved these dives. We didn't get a chance to do other areas of the Palancar reef but want to go back!! Well worth it!

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Cirencester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Plenty of fish on second stop, could do with longer time snorkeling here, more interesting than the star fish which was all you see on the first stop. Not sure how you can check if everyone is charged the same price, no prices are on display. We were unable to stay on the beautiful beach after the boat trip so... More 

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Herndon, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Took excursion off cruise to snorkel. Amazing. Many different types of fish and coral. The water was very pleasant as well.

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Sterling Heights, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We found this a pristine reef with an incredible assortment of marine life. I can't wait to get back here again!

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Cranston, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I love diving the Palancar Reef. it is my favorite place to Dive. We usually stay at Scuba Club Cozumel and they have frequent trips there.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wonderful visibility, fantastic and varied coral and fun swim throughs. Currents can be tricky and reverse on a daily basis especially on the drop off side of the reef. Dive with a reputable and experienced DM

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Arlington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

One of the most splendid places I have ever dove. There was numerous sea life and some Swin-thrus that are divine. This is the first time I had dove drift current's and I was amazed at how well I got the hang of it. It was a bit harder trying to take photo's there, so I put my Go Pro... More 

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Bensalem, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Amazing sightings of turtles, sting rays and many colorful fish. First time o a reef and it was a trill.

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Palancar has to be one of the best reefs I have visited. There is the Gardens and Reef. Both are excellent dives and worth the trip. It is one of those dives I will take anytime I am out there.

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Lutz, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Go through Cozumel Cruise Excursions for this snorkeling excursion. They will take care of everything - gear, trip, and special requirements. Most fun ever!

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