Scuba diving in Manchones reef

Access
From Boat
Diver level
Novice
Depth
Average: 26.24 ft
Maximum: 39.36 ft
Current
Low
Visibility
Average: 32.8 ft
Maximum: 114.8 ft
This shallow reef, over 800m/2'625ft long is located south of Isla Mujeres. Vibrant coral landscapes and abundance of colorful reef fish attract divers of all experience levels. Due to its great natural light and beauty, photographers like this spot.

When to go

Diving can be done any time of the year. The average air temperature varies between 25-30C/77-86F and water temperature between 26-29C/78-84F.

What to see

Coming here divers can explore fields of elk horn, stag horn, brain coral and sponges as well as schools of blue tangs, angel fish, wrasse, trunkfish, grunts, snappers, damselfish and sea breams. Manchones Reef area is also home to the underwater museum (MUSA), so divers can observe nearby sculptures like Cross Of The Bay, Man on Fire, Dream Collector and others.

Liveaboards with trips to Manchones reef

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 Pocna Dive Center

    Night Dive at MUSA

    Night dive at Cancun Underwater Museum of Art. This product is for certified divers only
  • 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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