Palancar Reef, Cozumel

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Home to a riotous array of tropical ocean life, Palancar Reef stands as one of the world's most renowned locations for underwater exploration. Consisting of four different coral clusters, the reef lies approximately 1 km (0.6 mi) from shore, and teems with turtles, sharks, eels, and an array of multi-colored fish. You can join a snorkeling excursion from the island in order to explore the reef's shallower stretches, while scuba divers can range to depths of up to 34 m (110 ft) and even swim through massive coral arches in some places. Either way, you'll have a great view of the reef thanks to the surrounding water's visibility of 70 m (230 ft)--among the farthest on the planet. To visit Palancar Reef and get the most from your holiday in Cozumel, create itinerary details personal to you using our Cozumel online attractions planner.
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  • I LOVE diving in Cozumel! Pedro with Blue XT Sea Diving took phenomenal care of us! It is evident that he truly cares that you enjoy your dive, and he doesn't miss showing you even the tiniest of...  more »
  • The Palancar always seems to be one of our dives when in Cozumel and it never gets old...always teaming with a wide selection of wildlife and each dive is a new view and experience. Have done this...  more »

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