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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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Awesome Reef to Dive

Love this reef, there is a lot of water life to see. Awesome Reef to dive. Pictures turned out great. Beautiful reef, a must see.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Love this reef, there is a lot of water life to see. Awesome Reef to dive. Pictures turned out great. Beautiful reef, a must see.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We recently did both Columbia Pinnacles for our deep dive and Columbia Shallows for our 2nd, shallower dive. Both dives were excellent and offered different attractions- Columbia Pinnacles was a beautiful wall dive, with large corals and fun swim-throughs. Columbia Shallows was a very shallow dive, with depths of 25'- lots of fish, corals, etc.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A great reef - Large reef pillars with channels between. A great exploratory deep dive mostly for the nature of the landscape

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Columbia always has plenty to see. Of course while at Columbia you're going to see a lot of marine life and always bunch of turtles. This s a good site for Nurse Sharks as well.

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Parker, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks 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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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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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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