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Address: San Salvador
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Although there may not be much color, this underwater wall more than makes...

Although there may not be much color, this underwater wall more than makes up for it in drama: this wall begins at 60 feet and plunges over 100 feet down in a spectacular vertical drop.

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A coral canyon 10 storeys deep

Wow. Just wow. A deep (140+ft) canyon through the coral, taking you through swim-throughs among reef sharks, barrel sponges and lots of twists and turns. Plan on going in to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 July 2015
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Sunnyvale, California
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Sunnyvale, California
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015

Wow. Just wow. A deep (140+ft) canyon through the coral, taking you through swim-throughs among reef sharks, barrel sponges and lots of twists and turns. Plan on going in to deco, and take your time to enjoy the views.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2013

the moment we went, I could tell this was an amazing dive site - but unfortunately for us, a cold front had stirred up the waters and the visibility was low. Our next visit to this site showed us all the marvel that it had to offer. HUGE coral formations, sandy shallows and sharks galore.

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Naples
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2013

It was great until we had to come up to our deco stop. We limited the dive to 120'. Did the keyhole cut and then the north direction swim and looped back around the entire length of the big coral head. Shot some nice fish school pictures with a borrowed camera at 40 '. The alternate name for this dive... More 

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2013

Beautiful swim through led by Daniel of Club Med. Deepest I have every been except for the Blue Hole in Belize.

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Sunnyvale, California
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2012

Did you read the title?!!! There is a lot going on here. Hammerheads just off the wall, spectacular swimthroughs and a 30ft top of the reef to hang about on while doing a safety stop

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Truckee, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2012

Drop down the great cut to 130 feet and swim through the reef to the open ocean side. WOW!

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