Scuba diving in Chitales

Access
From Boat
Diver level
Novice
Depth
Average: 16.4 ft
Maximum: 26.24 ft
Current
Medium, 1-2 knots
Visibility
Average: 32.8 ft
Maximum: 114.8 ft
This shallow reef is composed of large staghorn coral formations and is inhabited by a great variety of marine life. However, the area has been known for having some surge problems, so divers should be prepared for that.

When to go

The year round local climate only varies by a couple of degrees from winter to summer. The average daily temperature peaks in July and August at 35C/95F and drops to 27C/80F in January. The storm season lasts from June to October-November.

What to see

Colorful fish, including amberjack, bocayate, frog fish, barracuda, jelly fish, parrot fish, nudibranch, green moray, trigger fish, grouper and others. Next to the reef there is a sea-grassland where it is common to find green sea turtles feeding.

Reachable from

Puerto Morelos, Cancun

Liveaboards with trips to Chitales

Dive center`s Special Offers

  • Isla Mujeres Aqua Adventures Eco Divers

    10 Tank Preferred Diver Reef Pack

    10 tank dive tours for 1 diver (2 tanks per trip). Boat trips duration 4.5 hours. This product is for certified divers only. Divers must pay in advance. Unused tours maybe refunded. In case of refund, used tours default to ala carte rates. Can be upgraded to drift/wreck. This product is available Upon Request. Contact the dive center via 'Ask a Question'.
  • Isla Mujeres Aqua Adventures Eco Divers

    12 Tank Preferred Diver Reef Pack

    12 tank dive tours for 1 to 6 divers (2 tanks per trip). Boat trips duration 4.5 hours. This product is for certified divers only. Divers must pay in advance. Unused tours maybe refunded. In case of refund, used tours default to ala carte rates. Can be upgraded to drift/wreck. This product is available Upon Request. Contact the dive center via 'Ask a Question'. Group bookings require 15 day cancellation to avoid loss of deposit/advance payment.

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