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Columbia Reef

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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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We saw a nurse shark, green eels, and some turtles eating on the reef. Beautiful reef with some fun swim throughs.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Parker, Colorado
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Parker, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We saw a nurse shark, green eels, and some turtles eating on the reef. Beautiful reef with some fun swim throughs.

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Windham, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Amazing place to dive. We saw amazing wild life and explored the under water world. You will not be disappointed.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There are some nice swim throughs here and abundant life. Then again, I have never had a bad dive in Cozumel before. Enjoy!

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Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you go to Colombia Reef enjoy the ride, do not think about nothing else than be amaze by what you see, dive go in and out every arch you have the opportunity, enjoy every second because as soon as you on the surface you will regret not to be able to stay longer. Live be there...

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Huntington Beach
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great reef with big swim throughs (caves and walls) Lots of coral, fish and sea life. Even saw turtles and a sting ray. Has pretty deep areas you could stay a little shallower if you like I went down to 90'. Water temp was 86 degrees on the surface and 90' down never changed. Great visibility with beautiful bright blue... More 

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Odenton, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dove on several different reef's while on vacation, but this one had a lot of wildlife to view. In addition, the color was amazing! Had to slow down from turning my head throughout the dive to save air. I would recommend this dive to anyone who wants to see some really nice wildlife and amazing colors.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are several Columbia Reef dives...the Columbia Shallows is a great dive---mostly 25-30 so you can stay down for a long time (the deeper you dive the quicker you use up the air). Even for a newbie like me, I was able to stay down 65 minutes. Great scenery and a great dive with our excellent dive master, Alison (scubawithalison)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great dive site. A must see when your in the area! Dressel dive shop in the area is the closet to this reef from what a gather. The crew is amazing and will guide you through the reefs

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Grapevine, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Columbia Reef has towering coral formations and plenty of marine life. It's a great wall dive and life Palancar Reef has a nice upper reef. I especially like this dive because you can move to Columbia Shallows towards the end of the dive and finish at about 25-30 feet before your safety stop. Or, do Columbia Shallows on the second... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Simply put - - my favorite reef dive in Cozumel.......a place where all of the dives are among the world's best. Columbia has it all....and the view from the depths of the coral towers against the blue of the sky above is exceptional and unforgettable.

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