Snorkeling tour in Puerto Morelos

Puerto Morelos, a charming and typically Mexican fishing village, is located between Cancun and Playa del Carmen. Its coral reef, listed as a Marine Park and stretching for miles along the coast, is probably the most beautiful and best preserved in the Riviera Maya. Venturing in a snorkeling tour in Puerto Morelos, you will see rays, turtles, barracudas and a vast variety of colorful coral and fish.

Best thing to do in Puerto Morelos

Puerto Morelos has a privileged location, being in front of the second largest reef in the world, home to colorful fish and coral formations that stand out and you can see easily. A snorkeling tour in Puerto Morelos, you will see a lot of marine life from parrot fish, to sea turtles and if you are lucky, you will see some giant rays.

Snorkeling tour in Puerto Morelos

Puerto Morelos Reef

The Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System, also popularly known as the Great Mayan Reef or Great Maya Reef, is a marine region that stretches over 1,000 kilometres (620 mi) from Isla Contoy at the tip of the Yucatán Peninsula down to Belize, Guatemala and the Bay Islands of Honduras. The reef system includes various protected areas and parks including the Belize Barrier Reef, Arrecifes de Cozumel National Park, Hol Chan Marine Reserve (Belize), Sian Ka’an biosphere reserve, and the Cayos Cochinos Marine Park. Belize’s coastline, including the Belize Barrier Reef, is home to approximately 30% of the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System.
The reef system is home to more than 65 species of stony coral, 350 species of mollusk and more than 500 species of fish.

Snorkeling tour in Puerto Morelos

There are many tour agencies offering the snorkeling tour in Puerto Morelos. Either you book in an agency or directly from the beach, the price and service don´t change much. 

In general the tour last 2 hours and includes snorkeling gears, lifejacket, local guide and 2 snorkel pionts on the reef. Booking with an agency, the boat will be in better condition and you will get water and sometime snacks.

Various departure times are available from 9am to 3pm with all the hygien protocols.



Snorkeling from the shore in Puerto Morelos

If you want an extra snorkeling time in Puerto Morelos, you can snorkel from thre shore. Right in front of the beacg club Ojo de Agua, there is a snorkeling zone with giant corals, big fish and, if you get lucky, you can even see turtles and rays.