Scuba Diving Near Puerto Morelos

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Puerto Morelos is a great dive destination thanks especially to the prevalence of cenotes and cave dives in the area.  This doesn't discount the world's second largest coral reef system which is within easy read, indeed it adds to the numerous pleasurable experiences that can be had under the sea in this special area of the Yucatan.

You'll find 10 dive operators, a dive shop, and at least 10 good dive sites to choose from.

Dive Operators and Shops

The dive shop available are displayed in the chart below.

Dive Shops Near Puerto Morelos
Name Type Phone Location
Pro Dive Center at Catalonia Playa Maroma Dive Shop//12577 (984) 745-0763 9.4 mi. South West of Central Puerto Morelos Mexico
Aquanauts Dive Adventures

If you're ready to dive, you can check with Almost Heaven Dive Shop. Almost Heaven Dive Shop offers scuba diving at some of the nicest locations in Mexico. However, if you are looking to take a less deep plunge, their snorkeling trip may be for you. They are located in Puerto Morelos.

A second option is Wet Set Diving Adventures. Wet Set Dive Adventures offer many different types of diving experiences including reef scuba, cenote scuba, shore scuba, and adventure scuba. Reef scuba lets you explore the beautiful coral reefs of Mexico with the option to do a two site dive, a three site dive, or even a four site dive. You can reach them at (855) 333-6222.

A third option is Aquanauts Dive Adventures. A family run business with over 29 years of experience diving in the Mexican Caribbean, Aquanauts Dive Adventure is owned by William Martin Avila, who is a certified PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer. His experience is unmatched, and his desire to ensure each dive is done safely but without sacrificing fun is something that most divers look for in a guide. They're located within Puerto Morelos.

Details concerning the area's dive services are provided in the chart below.

Dive Operators Near Puerto Morelos
Name Phone Location
Almost Heaven Dive Shop (998) 871-0633 0.2 mi. North-Northeast of Central Puerto Morelos
Aquanauts Dive Adventures (998) 206-9365 0.1 mi. South of Central Puerto Morelos
Dive In Puerto Morelos (801) 443-4879 Central Puerto Morelos
Dive Puerto Morelos -- 0.1 mi. North-Northeast of Central Puerto Morelos
Marina Dive Center (998) 872-8999 Central Puerto Morelos
Marina La Bonita Diving -- 4.9 mi. North-Northeast of Central Puerto Morelos
Mystic Diving -- 0.1 mi. East of Central Puerto Morelos
Om Delfin Dive Tours (998) 108-1683 0.0 mi. South-Southeast of Central Puerto Morelos
Tuna Tour -- 0.7 mi. North-Northeast of Central Puerto Morelos
Wet Set Diving Adventures (855) 333-6222 0.4 mi. Northeast of Central Puerto Morelos

Dive Services

Check out the following chart for an indication of what typical dive services cost in this area.

Dive Services
Offering Type Low Rate High Rate
Discover Scuba $ 100.0 $ 170.0
Double Tank Dive $ 70.0 $ 100.0
Night Dive $ 75.0 $ 110.0
Open Water Certification $ 350.0 $ 450.0
Single Tank Dive $ 50.0 $ 80.0

Dive Sites

View the table below to see some key facts regarding some of the area's dive sites.

Dive Sites Near Puerto Morelos
Name Quality Experience Max Depth Latitude Longitude
C-56 Shipwreck Excellent Open Water / CMAS * 89.9 20.82545 -86.7906166667
Chun-Zumbul Reef Good -- 39.4 20.65785 -86.9760166667
Garrafon -- -- -- 20.740382086 -86.9269180298
La Pared Good -- 29.9 20.8243833333 -86.8763666667
Los Arcos -- Advanced Open Water / CMAS ** -- 20.6777597892 -86.971206665
Moc Che Deep Good Advanced Open Water / CMAS ** 98.4 20.68675 -86.8826333333
Moc Che Shallow Excellent -- 45.9 20.6893166667 -86.9313833333
Neto's Good -- 34.1 20.8317333333 -86.8767166667
Rodman Good -- 29.9 20.8827833333 -86.8485333333
The Brain Very Good -- 39.4 20.6934166667 -87.0004666667

To learn more about diving, including useful tips and suggestions skilled divers as well as beginners, check out this exhaustive Caribbean diving article.

 

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