Wreck diving, a great experience in Cancun

In the Quintana Roo area there are many mysteries that can be discovered by visitors through shipwreck diving, where they will discover the most important natural beauties in the world.

Cancun is one of the few destinations where you will have the opportunity to dive on a sunken ship … and there is more than one!


One of the places to do wreck diving in CancunIt is that of General Anaya, also known by the name C58. On the coasts of Quintana Roo is this ship that was used as a minesweeper in World War II. This ship, originally called the USS Harlequin, passed into the hands of the Mexican Navy in the 1980s and was sunk to create an artificial reef.

Route to C58 through wreck diving

25 minutes by boat from the Women Island, you can tour this maritime region that is usually visited by barracudas, stingraysand many other species of marine life. Faced with the damage caused by Hurricane Wilma in 2005, the C58 Mine Sweeper minesweeper was divided into two parts, allowing divers to reach the rooms and have amore intense diving experience.


From Aquaworld we offer you the possibility of diving to 26 meters and entering the Mine Sweeper. This experience is recommended forexperienced diverss in the face of constant changes in the current on the way to the shipwreck. This 2-tank dive tour will allow you a second dive in a 17-meter reef, where you can take a closer look at the marine life and fish that abound.

Puerto Morelos

The Mexican Navy, after the success achieved with the C58, sank other ships in the area of ​​Quintana Roo where the C-56 stands out, sunk in 1996, in the vicinity ofPuerto Morelos. The vessel, also known as Juan Escutia, has its foundation of action is to help fishermen, so that lobsters and fish can form hatcheries.


Departing from the beach of the Excellence Riviera Hotel, which is publicly accessible, Aquaworld offers a diving tour at 90 feet, 28 meters of immersion, touring a sunken ship covered in Coral reefs and with all the marine life of the region at your disposal to enjoy an unforgettable experience.
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