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Diving the Cancun Underwater Museum

scuba diving

Diving the Cancun Underwater Museum

11 reviews
Duration
6.5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Equipment
Hosted in
English
scuba diving

Diving the Cancun Underwater Museum

scuba diving

Diving the Cancun Underwater Museum

11 reviews
Duration
6.5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Equipment
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

Experience your first ever scuba dive by submerging into a mysterious underwater gallery of sunken life sized statues. Dive pros will take you through the class in a pool (1 1/2 hours) and then it's time to jump to the ocean for your 1 tank MUSA dive. The Cancun Underwater Museum (MUSA) was first created in 2009. After seeing the marine cement statues on dry land, I knew they would be magnificant once in the water and algae and coral had the chance to grow. The sinking of hundreds of tons of cement is no easy task, we helped with the operation from driving the boats whilst towing statues to guiding them down to their new home in the sea. I am proud to have been part of the creation of this man made reef as today, 9 years later our natural reefs are starting to breathe again after hurricane damage and visitors took their toll. Float around errie statues inhabited by marine life and fish for approximately 40 minutes. The sculptures are covered with algae and coral which attracts fish, lobsters, rays, crabs and sea turtles. Sometimes you find yourself staring at the sculptures expecting them to move, but don't worry, I don't think they come alive!

Your host

Jenny & Juan Carlos

Jenny & Juan Carlos

After 18 years living in Cancun & 17 years working in Aquaworld, my passion is the ocean. A project like this had never been created to this magnitud before so I am excited to share this amazing MUSA experience with you! The Cancun Underwater Museum combines art with conservation something that is very important to me. If you choose to join this experience I guarantee a fun, safe, eduactional and of course memorable dive which will leave you wanting more!

What's included

Equipment
All scuba gear Gear is included except wetsuit (available for rent). We include one underwater photo (more can be…

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Where you'll be

Your beginner dive class will take place at Aquaworld Marina in the hotelzone of Cancun. Our specialized dive pool is perfect for creating the same underwater environment as the ocean. Practise for as long as you like in order to become accustomed to breathing underwater. Your scuba dive departs from Aquaworld as well and we will take you to the underwater museum located in the stretch of ocean between Isla Mujeres and Cancun.

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 10 and up can attend.

More tips

Upon arrival you will complete this health form: goo.gl/yynM8o If you answer 'yes' to any questions we will need a doctor to sign the form. A $12usd marine park and dock fee payable upon check in
Jenny & Juan Carlos
scuba diving
Diving the Cancun Underwater Museum
11 reviews
$160/person
11 reviews
$160/person