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Columbia Reef

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Cozumel Snorkeling Tour: Palancar, Columbia and Cielo Reefs
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Giant sea turtles and groupers await those with the courage (and the experience) to brave the fierce currents at this diving site.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Cozumel, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This one and Palancar are the best reefs I have visited ever. The corals and fishes are amazing in this ecosystem. A MUST!!

Thank JoseNunezFamily
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice reef. strongly suggested for diving or snorkeling. Beautifull color and vegetationand fish.

Thank Francesco L
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best reef system on Cozumel, Columbia is fantastic. It is far south so not visited as much as the others, therefore more pristine.

Thank Tamara M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw dolphins on our way there, they are so friendly!!!!! and a turtle, lots of beautiful fish, including sting rays!

Thank PauSupernova
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outstanding diving at a shallow reef I've been to many times, always with rich with sea life, coral formations, etc.

Thank NorCalCraig
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to book our own boat for the day. We got to enjoy several locations and this was one of our favorites!! Paradise

Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loooved going snorkeling here. The reef is absolutely gorgeous, and full of life. I was able to see all sorts of fish, including barracuda. I also saw turtles, which was really amazing. I would recommend this place to everybody.

Thank PatriciaLF_13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The reef is about 30 meters and Its one of the many reefs that Cozumel has to offer. Our trip crew gave us beer and we saw turtles and a lot of fish. I got the private trip for my family for 380 usd we...More

Thank CRodGalvez
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and a friend of the family were taken to Columbia Reef by Edgar Perez of DiveEdgar. The depth and clarity of the water made the colors spectacular! My wife is an old hand at snorkeling while the family friend is a newbie. Both...More

Thank Tony W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Only my 2nd time snorkeling and it was amazing!! The fish are beautiful and so was the coral!! Schools of fish would swim right at you!!

Thank Mijai W
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Response from Ron-in-Txk | Reviewed this property |
We used Dressel Divers out of the Iberostar. They have a location on property and several boats that leave from the resort pier. Amy is a wonderful guide.