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Columbia Reef

Cozumel, Mexico
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Cozumel Snorkeling Tour: Palancar, Columbia and Cielo Reefs
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“fish” (161 reviews)
“swim throughs” (43 reviews)
“sea life” (39 reviews)
Cozumel, Mexico
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I always try to get in a snorkel at Colombia reef. So much diversity of sealife, and the occasional bigger star! It is readily accessed by many companies.

Thank uphillklimber
Reviewed 6 days ago

Hard to beat the combination of warm, clear water, biodiversity and stress free diving. Cozumel is excellent, and Columbia a signature dive.

Thank BobInATL37
Reviewed 1 week ago

Shallow coral formations of up to 30'. A quiet, relatively un-trafficked dive which has lots of fish and turtles.

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great trip! Took a catamaran, had a chance to see a sting ray and a few sea turtles. The reef was awesome with lots of vibrant colors.

Thank Jason B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Prepare to be amazed on this shallow, bright and lively reef. Tons of fish, eels, turtles. If your dive operation allows you to dive your tank (Check ouf Scuba Life Cozumel), you can stay down for a very long time here at a depth of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our last dive was sooo memorable ... Columbia Shallows. 30 feet depth, so a LONG 72 minute dive and the marine life was abundant. 2 Turtles on LAST 2 minutes of the dive were a photographer's dream. BEAK TO BEAK!

Thank sarahc19982017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Columbia reef offers a variety of all the things you want to see. Unusual fish, Spectacular Toad Fish, Turtles and more. Great swim throughs and colorful coral on top.

Thank billcmc46
Reviewed 1 week ago

Much less dived than the Palancar complex, probably because it's farther south, it is even more magnificent. Huge mountains of coral stand on white sand with wonderful swim throughs and lots of life. Talk your guide into going a little farther...

Thank JJJRS5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Columbia Reef is a favorite of mine; the right depth and just gorgeous swim throughs with lots of the expected marine life.

Thank Rich97
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

More colorful fish, coral was not to pretty, a lot of brown dead coral. Clear water for pictures, large schools of fish.

Thank W9687OAdonnat
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Hello. What tour company did you use ?
1 November 2016|
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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.
Tera C
What time does it leave and return? There is a group of 10 of us, where is this located?
4 April 2016|
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Kevin T
How much does it cost for a day for 2 people to go snorkling
6 February 2015|
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