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Scuba Diving in Cancun

Everyone loves scuba diving in Cancun

Clear waters and warm temperatures makes scuba diving a magical monument if you're lucky enough dive down to the enchantment under the sea in Cancun. The splendors of the fifth largest barrier reef between Cancun and Cozemul have scuba divers spending many hours exploring this underwater world of adventure.

The Caribbean Sea around Cancun is as magical as it is beautiful and the wonders underwater are just waiting for you to explore. If you forget your underwater camera you will be disappointed. Capturing these once in a life time images, as you dive into the crystal blue waters around Cancun will be cherished memories that you will not soon forget.

Scuba diving is one of the most popular water sports in Cancun today. It is probably because of the crystal clear Caribbean Sea. The ever changing coral reefs and beautiful exotic fish that thrive in this area are breath-taking to see.

There are many wonderful places all over Cancun to enjoy scuba diving. You should pay attention to the locations that are for beginners or ones that are for advanced scuba divers. Even the islands of Cozumel and Isla Mujeres have day trip available from Cancun where you will love scuba diving. As with any type of sport especially ones of this nature, you should take some lessons to prepare yourself for the proper way in which to use the scuba gear and how to be safe in the waters around Cancun.

For locations of diving tours, places to rent diving gear, or even getting scuba lessons check out the list below.

Blue Peace Diving has a two-tank dive with instructions. Telephone number 98-85-14-47

Ocean Sports has various scuba courses available. Their telephone number is 98-84-60-34.

Lemon Divers is even great for the beginner. They will have even a beginner ready to scuba dive in just 2 hours. A one tank dive including equipment for this course is $65.00 for the 2 tank course the price is just $80. For more information visit Lemon Divers at you can also call them at 998-845-0977.

Other locations for scuba equipment, lessons and scuba diving tours include Scuba Cancun, which has dives leaving every morning. They dive at 18 separate reefs at water depths of 45 - 60 feet deep only in small groups of 6 people. Their price for the two dive is $68.00. A one tank dive is offered every afternoon for the price of $54.00 and the maximum water depth is 30 feet. For more information visit their website or you can call them at 998-849-7508.

Xcaret Website: Telephone: 998-881-2400

Solo Buceo for beginners is a great place to start. They have a great one day resort course that offers a certified PADI instructor, 30 minutes of class room instruction, 30 minutes of shallow water practice, a one tank dive to a maximum water depth of 30 feet, and all diving equipment. You will need to bring your own wet suit. They offer two classes daily beginning at 10:30am and 1:30pm for the price of $80.00. For experienced divers they have several other options available. You can check them out at or call 998-848-7070. You can also call toll free by dialing 800-722-6466.

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