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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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Fantastic Reefs!

What a fun day trip we had. The staff on the boat were really nice and generous with drinks. They kept a close eye on us while snorkeling. The reefs were so vast and incredible... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a fun day trip we had. The staff on the boat were really nice and generous with drinks. They kept a close eye on us while snorkeling. The reefs were so vast and incredible: Full of beautiful fish and sea life. It is a workout. So, be comfortable with snorkeling. Not for beginners.

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denver, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We tried snorkeling for the first time and this was amazing. We had a glass bottom boat with a guide. Beautiful fish and the reef was amazing. They say Cozumel is one of the top 5 places in the world for snorkeling. I believe it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Astonishing site. Crystal clear water so you get to see the splendors of this reef without having to go deep!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

After seeing spots in sinai i have to say that nothing compares, but this one is still very nice and would reccomend to dive/snorkel

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Viareggio, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My first time seriously snorkeling and I loved it. For a long time I could observe a majestic king ray, a shy sting ray, a cute turtle, and so many school of colorful fish! No coral though. Water was a bit choppy but it id not matter much. It made wanting to learn how to dive!

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It never disappoints us so we keep coming back. Columbia is a little farther south than many go but worth the time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

beautiful reef, absolutely worth the price and your time. don't miss it while in cozumel, for diving and snorkeling as well.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here with Dressel to finish our PADI certification, and loved this spot. The water was clear, calm, and we could start our dives away from the reefs to concentrate on the skills, then with a 3 minute swim be right in the middle of all kinds of schools of fish. You can have a great time there and... More 

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Hudson, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a short time here on a glass bottom boat trip and snorkeling excursion. Saw sea turtle and other awesome creatures.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with my friend, saw 2 sea turtles, a giant ray, a bunch of smaller rays, star fish, and about a zillion fish. Amazing.

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