Cancun and the Riviera Maya are home to some of the most exciting places to scuba dive and snorkel in the world. From the largest barrier reef to the shipwrecks and even an underwater museum, there is no shortage of amazing options for scuba diving in Cancun, regardless you're a beginner or you have your diving certification. If you're not a certified diver but would like to participate in the same during your trip, take a short course that will allow you to dive to about 40ft., under the guidance of a certified scuba instructor.
The Mesoamerican Barrier Reef system is home to 65 species of coral and more than 500 species of fish. Thus making it the second largest barrier reef in the world which runs along the entire Yucatan peninsula and right past Cozumel – which is just a 45-minute ferry ride from Playa del Carmen. The warm waters of the crystal clear Caribbean sea are the ideal place to experience what lies below the surface. Cenotes are one of the most increasingly popular places to dive on the Yucatan Peninsula.
We, at Yachts Cancun Luxury Charters, have highly trained instructors to make your diving experience a memorable and unique one. Scuba diving in Cancun is one of the main reasons to visit this destination. Once you are certified there are multiple dive sites to visit in Cancun and the surrounding area.
Types of Diving You Can Be Part Of In Cancun
Cancun Reef Diving – Cancun is home to 30 captivating dive sites where the divers can have an enthralling experience. In most of them, you can explore the beauty of Cancun National Marine Park. Many diving enthusiasts visit this marine park every year just for the pleasure of seeing its diverse underwater ecosystem.
Wreck Diving – Exploring shipwrecks is the best part of scuba diving in Cancun. As you swim through the underwater wreck for the first time, you will have the feeling of awe and wonder. Many diving enthusiasts like to participate in wreck diving as it offers them so many thrills and discoveries.
Shipwrecks are always teeming with marine life and it serves as an oasis for the most colorful underwater flora and fauna you will ever see. This will be the most loved experience you will have! Advanced divers visit these wrecks as they are usually deep and it takes some diving skill to fully enjoy this site. Cancun offers breathtaking wreck diving, which is perfect for the most adventurous divers.
Cancun Underwater Museum – If you're diving in Cancun, you can be part of the Cancun Underwater Museum diving escapade. This majestic underwater museum features 500 statues which are getting transformed into coral reefs with each passing day, helping to create a house for the marine species and other underwater species. While diving, you can see the richness of underwater life and you will get to swim with thousands of fish, turtles, stingrays and much more. This is one of the best diving spots for beginners in Cancun and, everyone who experienced the Cancun Underwater Museum wants to visit it again.
You can also enhance your diving skills by learning the above mentioned different diving specialties such as wreck diving, deep diving, underwater photography, night diving and many others. If you're planning to experience scuba diving in Cancun, we at Yachts Cancun Luxury Charters, offer the most fun, efficient and complete services.
We also provide you with all the diving equipment that one requires along with guides. We also offer PADI Open Water Diver Courses and certification programs for beginners. For an incredible experience, you can get in touch with us to know about our Cancun diving packages. Make your reservations now and have a great time with Scuba Diving in Cancun.
We can also provide yacht charters for other water sports activities such as snorkeling, fishing and swimming to help you have a more memorable time along with scuba diving in Cancun. The types of yachts vary as do your interest, and so it is the goal of Yachts Cancun Luxury Charters to align you with what suits you the best. The cost of each vessel varies and is dependent on the vessel size and the duration of your vacation.