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Chankanaab Reef

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At a depth of 70 feet, this reef is a great spot to learn how to snorkel.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea lion show” (42 reviews)
“fish” (73 reviews)
“el clavado” (7 reviews)
Cozumel, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Nice reef, more of a drift dive d/t current. Saw few rays, one large one settling in the sand. Lots of lobsters, nice formations

Thank Pacdive
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were ready to find snorkeling adventures that were free, and this is one. The reef is a decent swim out, but since life vests are required it was not bad. The reef is long and there are many things to see. My favorite was...More

Thank tristenc7
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Cozumel is loaded with great dive site and this is another one of them.. a must do if you are a diver!!!

Thank ms_tinkerbell1
Reviewed 9 October 2017

we went there to snorkel and see the crocodiles, poor things, they made a huge fuzz about them and they are confined in a small place, so sad so unrealistic of what they tell you about it. All good activities you have to pay for...More

Thank Laura R
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We recently stop by Cozumel on a cruise ship and decided to take Shankanaab tour. Everything was arranged through the ship. The company that took us to the park is called Tripping Cool. We really enjoy it, it is a beautiful natural park that offers...More

Thank aliuska13
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Have both scuba dived here and snorkel here. Both times were wonderful. Lots of fish and very clear warm water. Not a deep dive and very little if any current. Lots of people when you snorkel but under water is the best with at least...More

Thank G-Whz
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Good diving on the reef lots of life! Plenty to see, Plenty to do - love the dives on this reef. space

Thank ifishmo
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Good for 2nd or later dives because it is shallow. Lots of turtles as well as lobsters. But them the place is full of them anyway!

Thank FruFrub
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This is an opportunity to snorkel around, watch a sea lion show, look around and see how tequila is made amongst many many things. You can swim with dolphins and too. There is a general entrance fee and then you pay for all the extras....More

1  Thank Zoé
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Chankanaab is a stunning place to dive. Feels much like you are swimming through your aquarium: schools of Grunts and Margates thread through the coral heads, elusive Splendid Toadfish, Eels, minute Painted Elysia nudibranchs, plentiful Yellow Rays, tiny Blennies, and if you are really observant...More

1  Thank Kalligrafin
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1 July 2017|
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Response from MichelleSteven | Reviewed this property |
I didn't dive while I was there. But I don't think you need reservations. There is a dive shop located directly on the beach at Chankanaab and I think you can book right there. But I am not positive. Cozumel has some great... More
22 January 2017|
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Response from Annabelannabel15 | Reviewed this property |
We went to Chankanaab as a 'day trip' and the snorkel equipment was included in the entry fee.
20 November 2016|
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Response from Larry M | Reviewed this property |
There are plenty of free access