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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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one of my favorite dive sites here in cozumel. You never know what you might see. Turtles, rays, sharks, lobster, crabs, groupers and more. Its a must dive.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Cozumel, Mexico

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Cozumel, Mexico
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

one of my favorite dive sites here in cozumel. You never know what you might see. Turtles, rays, sharks, lobster, crabs, groupers and more. Its a must dive.

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Pickerington, Ohio
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28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Dove this reef with ProDive and had a great experience. Nurse sharks, grouper, lobster, angel fish, parrot fish.

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Thank BrendaOyer
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Paso del Cedral Reef is one site you will want to make numerous dives on. From a professional photographers view this site offers the very best in photographing large fish, giant Green Morays, Eagle Rays, huge Grouper extremely large Angelfish and sharks in depths that range from 30-60 feet of depth in beautiful dotted coral formations. Also...this is one of... More 

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Thank Roger P
Peachtree City, Georgia
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182 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This reef is well defined with swim through(s) and a great assortment of sea life. I was surprised by the size of the lobsters. Since this is protected park, their only concern is a passing nurse shark. On this dive I saw the biggest Green Moray eel I have ever seen. No worries, like all morays he just laid there... More 

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Thank PeachtreeTraveler
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love Cozumel! Although it has gotten busier and more built up in the last 23 years of visiting there, it is not Cancun. The one town is still slower paced and you will not see armed police like in Cancun. They say they almost have no crime (and has been true in our 23 years of going there. The... More 

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Thank Dede1232016
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My last Cozumel dive was in Jan 2015, and they were using the old marina. This time we were at the new port facility. My first dive day was delayed because high winds had caused the port to be closed. We eventually were allowed to dive and our site was Cedral Reef. It was a very good dive.

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Clemmons, North Carolina
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We finished up our dive trip to Cozumel with a dive on El Paso del Cedral Reef, and man was it a way to go out! In a 45 minute dive we saw four huge sea turtles, two nurse sharks, and even a Giant Spotted Eagle Ray! I will be diving this reef again in June.

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Thank Benjamin E
Clemmons, North Carolina
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160 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our very last dive of six dives before we left. While previous 5 were excellent this was the best! We saw 5 turtles including one over 4' long, sharks, school of barracuda, all kinds of fish including spotted grouper, and finally a huge spotted eagle ray passed by!!!!

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Thank C and L L
Topsham, Maine
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Depth 50'-60' Experience level. Intermediate. Can be done as a wall dive or closer to shore over the reef. Current is usually moderate. The part of the reef that is not a wall, consists of a mile of sloping hils covered in sponges and coral. Paso De Cedral is a great place to take photographs. You can find many large... More 

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Thank chazebanks
Chicago,IL
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74 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of my favorite dives while in Cozumel. Saw sharks, moray eel, huge crab and lobsters, and more! The "wall descending into the abyss" is a beautiful thing.

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