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Chankanaab Reef

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At a depth of 70 feet, this reef is a great spot to learn how to snorkel.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Cozumel, Mexico
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"sea lion show"
in 44 reviews
"fish"
in 82 reviews
"el clavado"
in 8 reviews
"swim with the dolphins"
in 16 reviews
"sea life"
in 23 reviews
"underwater statues"
in 5 reviews
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"shallow dive"
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"zip line"
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"great park"
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"great dive"
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"entrance fee"
in 6 reviews
"snorkel gear"
in 7 reviews
"dolphin discovery"
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"clams"
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"visiting cozumel"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice dive, lots of eels and lobsters Moderate current. Good close spot for an afternoon dive. Crowded.

Thank Junaid K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You find a great selection on this reef...best of all this is NOT a deep dive, but provides all the "life" of a deeper location.

Thank CoastalPicRick
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped at Chankanaab after our cruise ship stopped in Cozumel for the day. When I walked up, I wasn't expecting much. Beach is white sand, great chairs with shade, but the water was much lower and there was stair access only.. I was a...More

Thank noh27
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the Chankanaab Beach snorkeling and buffet ticket from shore excursioneer. The snorkeling is beyond awesome!! I wasn’t expecting much going right off the beach. But boy was I wrong! We chose to use a guide right there from the snorkel gear stand. It...More

Thank Joyce W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's about $21USD to get in. If you are doing other activities the $21 will be included in the activity price. Swim with dolphins, or manatees, ziplining, snorkeling, kayaking and other water activities. Walk the trails, see some sleeping crocodiles, bars, restaurants and shops. Almost...More

Thank FranCarrollton
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We snorkled and saw a number of reef sharks, baracudas, sting rays and eels. There are also a ton of fish! :)

Thank Patrick W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This dive was with the Dive with Cristina company. This dive company was wonderful and we had a great dive of this reef. Not to be missed.

Thank Terri T
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Reviewed June 12, 2018

not one of our favorite dive locations; seems like too many divers and snorkelers so usually pick another reef

Thank 40yrCozumeltraveler
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Reviewed June 5, 2018

I have dived this reef dozens of times and it is a nice reef; fish, turtles... We bring new divers and students here.

Thank BubbleMarker
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Reviewed May 22, 2018

Spectacular Place. A lot of attractions for all family members! Use sunscreen and mosquito protection :)

Thank RocioDew
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butterswife
June 30, 2017|
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Response from MichelleSteven | Reviewed this property |
I didn't dive while I was there. But I don't think you need reservations. There is a dive shop located directly on the beach at Chankanaab and I think you can book right there. But I am not positive. Cozumel has some great... More
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sewatters
January 22, 2017|
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Response from Annabelannabel15 | Reviewed this property |
We went to Chankanaab as a 'day trip' and the snorkel equipment was included in the entry fee.
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Hollymg
November 19, 2016|
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Response from Larry M | Reviewed this property |
There are plenty of free access
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