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Chunchacaab

Located in the shallower area near Maracaibo, this expansive dive site boasts a multitude of magnificent coral heads and abundant fan corals. With a consistent depth of 70 ft/21m across the entire site, divers can expect the possibility of unpredictable currents. As one of Cozumel's southernmost dive locations, Chunchacab often serves as the second dive following an exploration of Maracaibo.

Divers at Chunchacab will be captivated by the diverse marine life that inhabits the site. From plentiful sea plums and sponges to majestic coral fans and other gorgonians, the underwater scenery is a true spectacle. Keep an eye out for awe-inspiring eagle rays, graceful sharks, and graceful turtles, as well as an abundance of whelks and conchs.

Named after one of the lagoons in the nearby Punta Sur natural preserve, Chunchacab is a remote dive site that calls for careful advanced planning. Located near the southern tip of Cozumel, the site is known for its occasionally intense winds and swells compared to more familiar dive locations. However, on a sunny and windless day, Chunchacab presents an excellent opportunity for divers to explore the area's underwater wonders.

Chunchacab offers impressive visibility of up to 26m and a maximum depth of 20m, making it ideal for advanced and expert divers seeking an unforgettable underwater adventure. Situated in the captivating country of Mexico, this dive site provides a unique and immersive experience that reflects the beauty of its surroundings.

Last updated: 8 mo. ago - Oct 4, 2023

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Overview of Chunchacaab

Depth:20m
Visibility: 0m - 26m
Experience level:
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