Scuba Diving Near Isla Mujeres

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Isla Mujeres' divers will get to experience part of the second largest coral reef systems in the entire world, which features vibrant underwater plant and marine life that appears almost magical.  While most of the diving here takes place in the National Marine Park, there are a few wrecks down between 80 and 100 feet deep within easy reach.

You'll find 6 dive operators, a dive shop, and at least 7 good dive sites in the area.

Dive Operators and Shops

The dive shop available are listed directly below.

Dive Shops Near Isla Mujeres
Name Type Phone Location
Carey Dive Center Dive Shop//12577 (998) 877-0763 Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres

The chart just below shows some information concerning diving services in the area.

Dive Operators Near Isla Mujeres
Name Phone Location
Aqua Adventures -- Downtown Isla Mujeres
Casa del Buceo (998) 201-8924 Isla Mujeres
Coral Dive Center -- Downtown Isla Mujeres
Garrafon De Castilla -- 2.0 mi. South-Southeast of Central Isla Mujeres
North Beach Divers -- Downtown Isla Mujeres
Sea Hawk -- Downtown Isla Mujeres

Dive Services

Look through the following table for an indication of what typical dive services cost in this area.

Dive Services
Offering Type Low Rate High Rate
Discover Scuba $ 85.0 $ 95.0
Double Tank Dive $ 65.0 $ 110.0
Night Dive $ 70.0 $ 75.0
Open Water Certification $ 350.0 $ 375.0
Single Tank Dive $ 55.0 $ 75.0

Dive Sites

The table directly below provides you with some key facts regarding some of the area's better-known dive sites.

Dive Sites Near Isla Mujeres
Name Quality Experience Max Depth Latitude Longitude
Bandera Good -- 30.2 21.18735 -86.7248
Chitales Good Open Water / CMAS * 27.2 21.1657666667 -86.73555
El Meco Fair -- 40.0 21.217 -86.7953333333
Manchones Reef Very Good -- 31.2 21.2024333333 -86.7166666667
Santo Remedio Good -- 34.1 21.1681666667 -86.73025
Sleeping Sharks Cave Very Good Advanced Open Water / CMAS ** 98.4 21.2874166667 -86.7559833333
Sleepy Shark Caves Good Open Water / CMAS * 98.4 21.2831166667 -86.7547166667

To learn more concerning snorkeling, including tips and suggestions for both experienced divers and beginners, read this exhaustive Caribbean scuba diving article.


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