Cedral Pass

Destination detail

Know about Cedral Pass

Located in the south of Cozumel, Paso del Cedral is a popular dive site known for its fascinating underwater landscape and diverse marine life. The site is particularly famous for its unique coral formations, making it a favorite among underwater photographers and marine enthusiasts alike.

At Paso del Cedral, divers can explore a wide range of coral formations, including massive brain coral, pillar coral, and a beautiful archway known as “The Cathedral.” The site is also home to an array of marine species, including sea turtles, moray eels, nurse sharks, and many colorful tropical fish.

The waters at Paso del Cedral are generally calm, making it a great option for divers of all experience levels. In addition, the visibility is excellent, allowing divers to fully appreciate the beauty of the reef and its inhabitants. Currents at the site are typically mild, which means that divers can take their time exploring the underwater landscape without feeling rushed.

One of the highlights of diving at Paso del Cedral is the opportunity to witness a stunning display of underwater life. Schools of fish are known to congregate in the area, creating a mesmerizing spectacle that is truly unforgettable.

With its unique coral formations, diverse marine life, and calm waters, Paso del Cedral is a must-see dive site for anyone visiting Cozumel.


Depth: 35 ’ - 60’ (11 - 18 m) low and 50 ’ - 90’ (15 - 27 m) wall

Temperature in the year

Temperature ranges from high 70s to low 80s

Visibility in the year

Typically greater than 100 feet

Distance from port

Type of diving



Quiet diving for beginners


Low to Moderate

Required level





Night diving


Diving for photographs


VisibilityTechnical Characteristics of Diverse

A photographer's dream site. Many of the fish hide in the small nooks of the coral.

Best time of the year

There is less current from August through November

Immersion time

Approximately 45 to 60 minutes, however, dive time depends on depth and air consumption
Coral Type
Marine life

Stripes and crustaceans thus eager comomorenas, mere, lobsters, giant sponges, sharks of reef and nurse Sharks Fish Loro, angel fish and brunettes and barracudas and very lights of hoarse, blue stripes, pork fish, and scratched, black and yellow pits. You will also see trumpet fish, parrot fish, mere black, turtles and eagle stripes. If you are lucky, you can see León fish, large green brunettes, sharks and some good -size drum fish.

Unique feature
A photographer’s dream site. Many of the fish hide in the small nooks of the coral.
You can't miss
A variety of fish in all sizes can be found within the nooks of the reef
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