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Palancar Reef

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Palancar Reef
  • (worth a trip)
  • full day
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A favourite among divers

Palancar Reef is a huge coral reef located off the coast of the island of Cozumel in Quintana Roo, Mexico. The reef is popular among scuba divers, with depths ranging from 50 to 100 feet and amazing locations to explore, which are the following:

    • Palancar horseshoe
    • Palancar caves
    • Palancar garden
    • Palancar shallows
    • Palancar deep


The sealife found in the reef includes barracudas, crabs, nurse sharks, parrotfish, sea turtles, Moray eels, Splending toadfish and more.