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Address: Cozumel, Mexico
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Giant sea turtles and groupers await those with the courage (and the...

Giant sea turtles and groupers await those with the courage (and the experience) to brave the fierce currents at this diving site.

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Cozumel Snorkeling Tour: Palancar, Columbia and Cielo Reefs
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Beautiful!

I don't think our dive master took us to an ugly place! The swim throughs were amazing and we took so many pictures of turtles!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Freeport, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would recommend going with a smaller number of people, not with a large group. You will be able to see more

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Freeport, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't think our dive master took us to an ugly place! The swim throughs were amazing and we took so many pictures of turtles!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great diving for new and vetran divers lots to see you can go again and again alway great snokeling as well

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Springfield, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best snorkeling ever! We have done a lot of snorkeling while traveling in Mexico. Ceynotes, reefs, caves. This particular trip provided more sea life views than anything we've done in the past. It is a must to have a guide, so taking one of the excursions would be how we would do it. We will come back and see this... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The company we wanted to go with did not have enough people so they referred us to another company which supposedly did the same itinerary. We were disappointed in what we saw, as it was supposed to be spectacular, but it wasn't. On the other hand, we met some people and spent the rest of the day with them and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

like Palancar, its a little deep for snorkeling, but divers shouldn't miss it. fantastic coral formations

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Palancar, Santa Rosa and Columbia were by three favourite dives during my stay and are all thoroughly recommended. Expect to see an abundance of sea life in good visibility. Be aware of strong currents but nothing unusual for Cozumel.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Took a taxi to Playa Palancar. ($25 each way). Waited until the dive boats went out and there were enough people for snorkeling. Boat took us to the reef and then drifted with us, so you didn't have to fight the current back. First El Cielo reef: huge starfish, a ray. very little coral. But then we went to Columbia... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Amazing dive! Great swim thru's and more. Lots of marine life. Have dozens of dives there and love it. Don't miss it when in Cozumel.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

Great snorkeling trip and well worth the trip out... saw turtles, rays and a billion different species of fish :-)

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