Scuba diving in Chankanaab
This site features a long continuous band of colorful coral reef filled with cracks and crevices and numerous holes which attract all sorts of marine life.
When to go
The water temperature varies between 24C/75F and 30C/86F throughout the year. The hurricane season usually lasts from June through October.
What to see
Divers can spot sand rays, stonefish and scorpion fish as well as splendid toadfish and lots of trigger and tang fish. The incredible quantity of very large sized lobsters and crabs in this area as well as octopi, which are all typically shy during the daylight hours, makes this a superb choice for night dives. In the sand, divers will find sting rays, peacock flounder, urchins and, possibly, a sea horse.