Wreck and Reef Dive

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  • Dive a sunken wreck and see a submerged coast guard minesweeper
  • See all varieties of life that inhabit this sunken boat
  • Enjoy a second dive at an uncrowded site that is loaded with tropical fish and with a slow current
  • Hang out in the small expat fishing village that Jimmy Buffet cited as his inspiration for the song “Margaritaville”
  • Enjoy a margarita in paradise


If you are looking for a unique dive in the Riviera Maya then try the wreck and reef dive in Puerto Morelos. Your first dive will be to a the C-56, a US Coast Guard Mine Sweeper that sits in 92 feet of transparent Caribbean water. The wreck is recognized as one of the best in Mexico and has become home to Spotted Eagle Rays that soar in circles around the ship as well as schools of Tuna,Horse Eyed Jacks, or large barracuda. This dive offers an incredible amount of marine life and seeing the sunken mine sweeper is memorable.

The next dive is aptly named the Aquarium because it is a dive with a mild current where you see all types of fish. The dive starts on a sand bottom and takes you along the wall where you will see all types of fish including giant schools of porkfish, yellow and french grunts, lobsters, eels, and sometimes nurse sharks and turtles.

One of the best things about this diving experience is that you are not going out with a large operator. Instead you go diving with an experienced operator who promotes an uncrowded experience.

There is no better combo dive than this. After you have enjoyed the diving hang out in Puerto Morelos village, a cool mexican fishing village with beachside restaurants and perfect views that is perfect for a post dive margarita or cerveza. Jimmy Buffet even credited Puerto Morelos in his Parrot head handbook as one of his  main inspirations for the song Margaritaville.

Diving and hanging out in the real margaritaville, how could you go wrong. Trust us this is a great day that you will not forget.