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Columbia Reef

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Cozumel Snorkeling Tour: Palancar, Columbia and Cielo Reefs
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Giant sea turtles and groupers await those with the courage (and the experience) to brave the fierce currents at this diving site.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish” (160 reviews)
“swim throughs” (42 reviews)
“coral heads” (18 reviews)
Cozumel, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At the edge of the reef is a deep drop-off where there may be big fish. The reef itself is very pretty and there were a lot of fish to observe. It is a nice boat ride to get there and great snorkeling once there.

Thank Ellen P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Because the reef isn't as far down from the surface at Columbia Reef, the snorkeling there was incredible, the best I've ever experienced. Beautiful adventure. If we go back to Cozumel, we are going to charter a boat to spent the whole day at just...More

Thank Bart L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoy take it at your pace then you will see lots don't worry bout those rushing to see all the big stuff look for the small things other miss green moray eels drummer fish nudi branches they our all there if you look

Thank sandrajenner3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this one as part of the three reef snorkel tour and it was cool! :) saw some sting rays and lots of pretty corals.

Thank Renee F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love diving in Cozumel. We have never meet a reef we did not like. This one was great again. Lots of turtles.

Thank Mo1962
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved our snorkel tour of the Columbia reef. We are still hunting for the colorful reefs we see in pictures but this one is not so deep so the coral is easily viewed as are the fish. Highly recommend (over Palancar)

Thank FWTraveler04
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Another of Cozumel's jewels for diving!! Columbia is another must do while in Cozumel!!! Have done this site several times and never tire of it...

Thank ms_tinkerbell1
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Cozumel has great diving. It's as simple as that. Columbia reef is beautiful. This time we saw several turtles and a nurse shark amongst many other amazing fish. If you don't dive, go get certified! Diving is awesome! What more can I say?

Thank earnestxxxx
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Diving spots we visited had less healthy coral heads and far less abundant sea life than compared to last Cozumel visit

Thank chasertoo
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Reef was nice better if you can take a smaller tour I went out with about a dozen and it was too many people as they wanted you to stay together so snorkeling was not as fun so close with others but the reef is...More

Thank cabosue
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1 November 2016|
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Response from Ron-in-Txk | Reviewed this property |
We used Dressel Divers out of the Iberostar. They have a location on property and several boats that leave from the resort pier. Amy is a wonderful guide.