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El Paso del Cedral Reef

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Address: Cozumel, Mexico
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A popular site for drift diving off the coast of Cozumel.

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Nurse Sharks and eels!

I love this reef because every time I have dove here I see several friendly nurse sharks as well as several large green moray eels. They are just amazing!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Smellison09
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this reef because every time I have dove here I see several friendly nurse sharks as well as several large green moray eels. They are just amazing!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been diving in Cozumel since tge early 90's. This is a site in which a diver can see nurse sharks, green moray eels, turtles, midnight parrot fish, etc. Like any site in Cozumel, current varies!

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My fave in Cozumel. We saw a nurse shark, a huge grouper, a free swimming eel and a large Jewfish within 5 feet of each other. Lots of big stuff. Highly recommended.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great dive site, lots of fish and corals, dove with Blue Magic Scuba and would use them again anytime I can.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Here is an opportunity to see many small fish. It's a nice reef to swim through. Unfortunately there is a lot of damage from excess, inexperienced divers.

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Liege Province, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

After diving in the Red Sea, diving in Cozumel is a must, vey nice reefs and last but not least Punto Sam, Aguazul, swimming with the whale sharks

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Strongsville, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

Dove 60 feet deep. There was about 70 feet of visibility and a mild drift. there was much sealife and I took many pictures.

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Elkhart, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

My husband and I visited Cozumel in April 2016 and did diving excursions with Scuba Du (see separate reviews). On day 2, one of our dives was at El Paso del Cedral Reef. We were very impressed with the active and beautiful reef, the colorful and plentiful coral, and the abundance of fish! There is an entire underwater world and... More 

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Rocky Mountain House, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

From my dive notes carrity is awesome (have 3 dives here over three different decades) ! Always 70'-90'. Great combination of large and small aquatic life. For this part of the reef good schooling fish and lately a local (very large) green moray calls the place home. Terrific dive site.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

This ended up being kind of a drift dive when I went. There were lots of different fish to see and we even had a nurse shark hang around our group for a little bit. One of the coolest experiences I had during the trip.

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