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Cozumel Mini Submarine Adventure

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Carretera Costera Sur Km. 1.7 | Lobby Hotel Cozumel & Resort, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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A little too orchestrated

I decided to book this as an alternative to scuba diving. This activity by all means doesn't come... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
nolanar
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edinburgh
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Mini-Sub Adventure

Absolutely one of my favorite activities on my trip. The divers were great at explaining... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
cmanzoline
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Black Canyon City, Arizona
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Explore the Underwater World James Bond style !!! This real Mini Submarine is easy and safe to operate and allows you to experience a fantastic underwater adventure. Meet you bilingual Guide at an exclusive Beach Resort where you will receive a full safety briefing and operational instructions before starting your underwater adventure. Immerse into the beautiful Caribbean, guided by a professional dive master. See amazing sea life and coral formations, discover the magnificent “inner space” and take home unforgettable memories of driving your own personal submarine. NO SCUBA DIVING EXPERIENCE OR CERTIFICATION NEEDED !!!
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  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Carretera Costera Sur Km. 1.7 | Lobby Hotel Cozumel & Resort, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I decided to book this as an alternative to scuba diving. This activity by all means doesn't come close to scuba diving which still is the yard stick. It's 30-40minutes in the water for what a diver would call a mobility scooter for the ocean....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely one of my favorite activities on my trip. The divers were great at explaining everything. It was amazing to go under water in the mini-sub and see the sea life and get to hold some of them too!

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Reviewed January 12, 2018

We had a wonderful time on this excursion. We had lots of time underwater. It was great to be able to hold all of the sea life and to see the fish and coral. Our guides very helpful and it was easy. Your head just...More

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Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

I am highly disappointed with my experience with Shore Excursions Group this passed week. I booked six different excursions and three became unavailable. I am especially disappointment with with the events that occurred in Cozumel. I booked a Minisub Tour. When I arrived to my...More

3  Thank Michelle K
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Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

This adventure was great! Joaquim, the instructor was thorough and very good. The whole time under water was 30 minutes. $30 for photo and video package, was worth it. $5 for renting the locker.  We were instructed to go to the Cozumel Resort hotel lobby,...More

3  Thank Prabha T
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Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

We took a taxi to the hotel and when we got out the guy asked us if we were there for the sub. He told us to get a locker from the hotel. The line at the front desk was long so it took about...More

1  Thank Moosetracks555
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Reviewed July 20, 2017

I went into this very excited to get to ride the underwater scooters. This was such a big disappointment as you only get to operate the scooter for about 5 minutes before they hook you to a rope line for the rest of the time...More

1  Thank Donna J
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Reviewed June 5, 2017 via mobile

I am claustrophobic and was scared to death to try this and was about to back out. Boy am I glad I didn't. The group leader was very patient and understood and encouraged me to do it. Once the nerves were gone, it was quite...More

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Reviewed May 8, 2017

The husband and I took a cruise with another couple last week. My best friend and I took an all girls adventure day to do the mini sub excursion (our husbands didn't want to go). We took a short cab ride ($8) to the hotel...More

1  Thank CISVH
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Reviewed April 26, 2017

Wife and I are 59 and found this to be an exciting experience. Our daughter also loved it. We were going to be in Cozumel on a 7 day cruise so I booked this on ShoreExcursioneer. Was easy to book and they gave lots of...More

1  Thank jrleen
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Nancy G
August 16, 2017|
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Response from CozumelMiniSub | Property representative |
Hello Nancy, Thank you very much for your kind inquiry and interest in our excursion. The whole activity takes around 1 hour, therefore, you'll have plenty of time to enjoy of other activities once you are done with the... More
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Moslais V
April 2, 2017|
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Response from CozumelMiniSub | Property representative |
Dear Guest, Ther is a coral wall to snorkel, it has an average depth of 15-30 feet. Snorkel gear can be rented at the dive store in the resort where we operate, but the usage is on your own as guided snorkeling trips are... More
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