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Ocean Suba Diving in Akumal

Scuba Diving in Akumal should be on everyone's bucket list if you're an experienced diver or beginner! Located on the world's second-largest barrier reef and home to the sea turtle nesting zone, Akumal provides epic diving for everyone! 

Dive sites are only 7 minutes from shore!

Dive Prices - Equipment rental is separate*
The price of the open-water boat dive includes an 80 cubic ft aluminum tank, weight belt/weights,
locker, and hot shower. 
We offer tanks with Din & Yoke valve system (100 cu ft. / 80 cu ft. / 50 cu ft.).

Daily Dive Schedule

8:30 am   Deep Dive

10:30 am    Shallow Dive

12:30 pm    Shallow Dive

2:30 pm      Shallow Dive

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The PADI Discover Scuba Diving program takes place in the beautiful and quiet Akumal Bay, a perfectly natural place for your first scuba experience. After 30-40 minutes in the bay under the supervision of our instructors, you will learn and master the basic skills that will allow you to make a second dive on the 2nd largest barrier reef in the world, just 5 minutes away from the Akumal Dive Shop. In no time you will be enjoying 40 minutes (average) underwater in the clear blue Caribbean waters surrounded by tropical fish, turtles, eagle rays, hard and soft corals! A dive instructor will escort you the whole time to ensure that your experience is safe and fun.

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Dive Sites

Shallow Sites

Las Redes: This 40 to 60 feet reef site was named by the original explorers of the Akumal reef for the giant commercial fishing net that was found blanketing it. Now, the net has been removed, but the marine life still abounds. Las Redes is known for the abundant marine life, schooling fish, barracudas, stingrays, lobsters and when you’re lucky, turtles.

MOTORCYCLE REEF: At the shallow end of this 50 to 60 feet dive site, lying in the sand, is a 20-year old, coral overgrown motorcycle where you can always find schools of feeding fish, arrow crabs, and southern stingrays. This reef is laced with a large variety of soft corals, which makes it a good spot to see feeding turtles.