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Yucab Reef

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As with many of Cozumel's dive sites, this one is top-notch. Sometimes the current can be a bit... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
San Antonio
Good for macro photo

You can see pipe fish, tiny nudibranches, sailfish blennie and others if you are with the right... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
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Located close to shore, this reef is a great site for beginners, full of colorful marine life.
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

As with many of Cozumel's dive sites, this one is top-notch. Sometimes the current can be a bit daunting but all in all, a great dive

Thank Dolphin913
Reviewed 7 August 2018

You can see pipe fish, tiny nudibranches, sailfish blennie and others if you are with the right guide and if you go very slowly. The most interesting part is on the west side of the reef. You might also see the midnight parrotfish on the...More

Thank INU27
Reviewed 12 June 2018

can provide different dive experiences as its wildlife seem to change daily; not one of our favorites but can always be surprised

Thank 40yrCozumeltraveler
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Drift diving!!! So much fun ! Keep your eyes open, there is a ton to be seen here! We saw a variety of sea life and even had a nurse shark swim right under us. There are huge crabs and lobsters as well as colorful...More

Thank 6MelissaG75
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Decent current you have to keep your eyes moving. Nurse sharks, lobster, turtles. If the current is strong your going to cover a lot of ground.

Thank Two-Mile-Hi-Diver
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

One of our best dives in the region. The reef is colorful with a lots of species. Beautiful. We have seen 3 nurse sharks as well. Amazing location

Thank Martina0911
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Excellent dive spot even for not such expierenced divers (mild current) with a lot of oppertunities to go; Saw crabs, loobster, sharks, scoorpion and lion fishes as many coulourful fishes

Thank Roland S
Reviewed 11 April 2018

ask your divemaster to make sure there is not much current there,or it will not be as much fun, this is what I call the Virgin Wall, it is actually the end of Yucab,Not many people go there and it is beautiful, most go about...More

1  Thank raymond h
Reviewed 9 April 2018

This was one of our first dives on Cozumel. It was the perfect way to start our dive trip. we saw 2 nurse sharks at the end of the dive under a ledge. That got my teen super excited for lots more diving. Just what...More

Thank KatieScarlet137
Reviewed 16 February 2018

This is a popular site for shallow and night dives. There are lots of small critters to see. It is perfect for new divers and photographers.

Thank Lee K
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