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Address: 6 Noth Street Between 5th and Rafael E. Melgar Avenue | Downtown, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 987 115 2202
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8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Safety and an unforgettably enjoyable adventure are the utmost concerns...

Safety and an unforgettably enjoyable adventure are the utmost concerns with Ramon Zapata Divers. The company offers the latest in modern and high quality diving equipment and boasts some of the best and most experienced divers in the world. Ramon Zapata Divers is a family operation that carries on the traditions of its patriarch Ramon Zapata Sr., the pioneer of scuba diving in Cozumel and the first divemaster on the island.

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Chankanaab

My wife and I did a 55 minute beach dive at Chankanaab Park with Zapata Divers. It was as good as any of the boat dives I did that week. We saw an eagle ray, many smaller rays... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2016
WILLIAM K
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Laurel Springs, New Jersey

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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165 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

Whenever I’m in Cozumel, I come to the Chankanaab Park to spend the day with my wife. We sit on the beach under a palapa, enjoy fish tacos from Victor (who remembers us year after year) from the nearby restaurant, and I do a walk-in dive with the fine folks at Zapata dive and snorkel. They are conveniently located right... More 

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Laurel Springs, New Jersey
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

My wife and I did a 55 minute beach dive at Chankanaab Park with Zapata Divers. It was as good as any of the boat dives I did that week. We saw an eagle ray, many smaller rays, barracuda, lobsters, grouper, huge parrotfish and angel fish. The best part was going through the cave. The dive master was great. Well... More 

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Thank WILLIAM K
Halifax Region, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

While in Cozumel, my partner and I were looking to do a refresher dive as we hadn't dove in several years. A fellow guest at our hotel introduced us to Ramon and we were diving the following day. It was a wonderful experience. Ramon and his staff were extremely friendly and personable and we knew right away we were in... More 

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SE Michigan
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39 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

Chankanaab is just a $12 taxi ride from the international cruise terminal and admission to the park cost us about $65 for four. I chose this location so that my wife and kids could enjoy themselves while I went off diving and Chankanaab is perfect for that. My kids played in the beautiful sand while my wife relaxed in a... More 

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Fortville, Indiana
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

We did a shore dive with Zapata diving off the beach at Chankanaab Park and had a great time. Entry and exit were easy and we enjoyed a 46 minute dive guided by a dive master. We have had many boat dives in Cozumel, but this was our first shore dive. Lots to see in the shallows. A new experience... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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67 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

Wow!! I was left speachless! Ramon - Such a nice kind man! He has tons of patience, great teaching skills and he is super-responsible! We took a three hour discovery dive which was perfect for a first timers: You spend an hour practice at the pool with all the gear getting to know it all, then you head out to... More 

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Thank Revitulidk
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

Ramon was recommended to me and my girlfriend by the Hotel. He didn't disappoint. He was very friendly at the hotel and put us at ease. Upon meeting him at the dive centre, based at Playa Mia, his employees were very professional and took us through a 45min crash course. They were extremely patient, especially with my girlfriend who was... More 

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Thank Graham C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

Excelente servicio y tiempo de enseñanza...muy buenos maestros con mucha paciencia...vale mucho la pena aprender con ellos / Excellent service and teaching...good teachers with lots of patience...it is worth to try learning with them

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Thank Luis R
Kodiak Island, Alaska
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I have been to Cozumel several times over the last decade mainly drift diving when I get a chance. I did a little research before this trip on the current dive shops and decided to try Ramon Zapata Divers at Chankanaab park. As I walked up to their shop on the beach, I knew I made the right choice. The... More 

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Faaborg, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

My wife and I spend 4 days in Cozumel. We wanted 2 days of diving. My wife how-ever had gotten a little scarred of the diving, though having had more than 100 dives. Ramon and is crew gave her all the needed confidence back, through easy going positive attitude, with lots of smile and laughs Even the shop doesn´t look... More 

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