The Manchones Reef is a shallow reef located south of Isla Mujeres, it has a great natural light and beauty.
The vibrant brain coral and sponges and the abundance of colorful reef fish such as schools of blue tangs, angel fish, wrasse, trunkfish, grunts and damselfish attract divers of all levels.
This is a popular dive spot on Mexico’s Mesoamerican Barrier Reef.
This is a breathtaking spot that you cannot miss out on !
It is one of the biggest and most succesful underwater artificial art attractions in the world !
The museum is part of Cancún's National Marine Park and has a total of 500 sculptures, most by englishman Jason deCaires Taylor and others by Mexican sculptors.
The sculptures are made from specialized materials that have helped marine life bred along the coral reefs. This thriving project has formed an amazing artistic reef that aims to demonstrate the interaction between art and environmental science.
The C58 vessel was deliberately sunk in the 1980s by the Mexican Navy to create an artificial reef and was originally a US navy vessel used as a minesweeper during World War II.
It is commom to spot rays, barracuda, groupers and other impressive marine life in this dive spot. Divers can swim around the entire ship as well as entering it, making this an interesting dive experience.
This dive is recommended for experienced scuba divers as you may encounter strong currents on the way down to the wreck.
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