Scuba diving in Chun-Zumbul Reef

Diver level
Novice
Depth
Average: 19.68 ft
Maximum: 39.36 ft
Visibility
Average: 49.2 ft
Maximum: 65.6 ft
Chunzubul features the longest and shallowest dive in Playa Del Carmen. Divers are advised to begin this reef dive at the southern end and drift northwards. While on the dive, divers get a chance to see sections of garden-like vegetation with pretty coral overhangs that provide shelter for lemon rays, flounders, moray eels and shellfish. The most attractive part of this dive is the area with coral caverns. To get there divers need to stay on the fringe of the reef. The minimum depth of the site is 6m/20ft and maximum depth is around 12m/40ft. Average visibility is 20m/60ft.

When to go

Scuba diving is available all year round. From October to March the climate is generally dry. The rain season usually starts in July and lasts till October. The average annual air temperature varies between 23C/73F and 28C/82F.

Reachable from

Playa del Carmen

Liveaboards with trips to Chun-Zumbul Reef

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