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Address: Parque Marino de Cozumel | One mile off the southeastern coast, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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This beautiful reef sits in about 80 feet of water and is a popular diving...

This beautiful reef sits in about 80 feet of water and is a popular diving spot.

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Cozumel Snorkeling Tour: Palancar, Columbia and Cielo Reefs

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DiveParadise

The BEST diving! This is the best reef. The fish are spectacular and the water is so clear. Drift diving is wonderful and conserves air!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The BEST diving! This is the best reef. The fish are spectacular and the water is so clear. Drift diving is wonderful and conserves air!

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The palancar reef has many dive sites, you can easily spend a week on the reef and still not see all of it. During our dives the visibility was excellent, 100+ft, coral was decent, not yet as bleached as other Caribbean dive sites. The currents were non-existent or very light during our dives. Water temp was around 82 degrees. There... More 

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Campinas, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Amazing dives at Palancar, specially Palancar Gardens, with several swim-through. Great visibility. A lot of marine life, including turtles and nurse sharks.

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Onalaska, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Any reef with Palancar in the name is a great place to dive. Coral heads and marine life are as good as it gets anywhere.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great place to go snorkeling. My girls loved the fact they were so many different fish & reefs to see.

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Thank Michelle8923
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful reef to dive, lots of life, and beautiful colors. Crystal clear water. Turtles, nurse sharks, and lots of fish, everyone should see this

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There were so many dive sites on Palancar Reef that made it an awesome place to dive! One the best places I've ever dove if not the best!

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Thank Will920
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Awesome experience, great staff. Three reefs and a nice boat. Helpful and experienced guides with us in the water.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Palancar reef has several dive sites, A gardens section and a deep section. Several unique dive sites all amazing a must see location when diving in Cozumel.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Awesome dive, lots of fish, good viz...moderate current made for an easy dive...one turtle at surface before this dive...

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