Shipwreck Diving in Isla Mujeres
Shipwreck diving can be an exciting and thrilling scuba diving experience. Depending on the depths, shipwreck diving can be enjoyed by those who have completed either their PADI Open Water® or PADI Advanced Open Water® certifications. Off the coast of Isla Mujeres you will find plenty of shipwrecks for exploring, some that are even penetrable. Shipwreck and Boat scuba diving can be taking as an elective in the PADI Advanced Open Water® certification.
Shipwreck and Boat Diving sites in Isla Mujeres
Ultrafreeze, Isla Mujeres
Ultrafreeze is available only for those who have their PADI Advanced Open Water® certification as depths here reach approximately 100ft. This is an exciting divesite that showcases the wreck of a sunken cargo ship located approximately 7 miles off the coast of Isla Mujeres. The currents here are low and their are many different species of aquatic life. You will be able to see moray eels, jelly fish, sea turtles as well as rays.]
Hondureo Wreck (Camaronero), Isla Mujeres
This wreck is comprised of a tugboat that sunk after Hurricane Gilbert. The depths here reach around 70ft. The shipwrecked boat itself is approximately 40m in length and here you will also see many different species of aquatic life. Moray eels, nurse sharks and more.
The Chairal Shipwreck, Isla Mujeres
The Chairal Shipwreck was originally a car ferry that was purposely sunk back in 1999. Although you are not allowed to swim inside the wreck, you can enjoy the many different species of fish that surround it. Depths here reach approximately 90ft so experience diving such depths is a requirement.
Canonero Wreck, Isla Mujeres
There are two Canonero Wrecks located off the coast of Isla Mujeres. There is Canonero Wreck C55 which reaches depths of approximately 90ft and Canonero Wreck C53 which reaches depths of approximately 85ft. Both ships used to be Navy ships. Canonero C55 was originally a US Navy Ship that was first put in service during World War 2. There is a large 57mm Gun that can still be seen attached to the hull of the ship. Canonero Wreck C53 was also originally a US Navy ship used during the second world war, until it transferred service to the Mexican Navy. Both ships were intentionally sunk.
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