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Address: Aquaworld Marina | Boulevard Kukulcan KM 15. 3, Cancun 77500, Mexico
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Join us at Aquaworld for this amazing 'Breathing Observation Bubble'...

Join us at Aquaworld for this amazing 'Breathing Observation Bubble' activity.

Enjoy a Bob and snorkel combo at Chitales reef area where you can witness the reef from both the surface and seabed.

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Cancun Underwater BOB Scooter and Snorkel Adventure
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I'd done a helmet dive in Saint Thomas and was hoping the experience on the BOB would be similar. Not quite. The ride out in the speedboat was fantastic. Beautiful scenery, great... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 December 2016
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Boston, Massachusetts
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23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

I have to say I was skeptical when my husband wanted to do this "underwater scooter" thing. It ended up being AMAZING! We got to see some sea turtles up close and our guide even let us touch one. We were surrounded by colorful fish! They also let us snorkel off the boat while we were waiting for our boat... More 

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Harrisburg
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26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

I'd done a helmet dive in Saint Thomas and was hoping the experience on the BOB would be similar. Not quite. The ride out in the speedboat was fantastic. Beautiful scenery, great boat pilot. Very very pleasant experience. Was thinking this was well worth the price of admission. Everyone laughing and getting acquainted. Got out to the launch boat and... More 

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Brandon, Mississippi
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

My wife and I are both certified divers, and one of the reasons we decided to try this was simply because it is one of only two things that Aquaworld offers that we haven't done. Our expectation levels were quite low, since we have spent a lot of time diving the reefs of Cancun and Cozumel. I have to report... More 

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4 Thank ThomasW_2010
Aquaworld1, Manager at BOB Underwater Adventure, responded to this review

Hi 'ThomasW_2010' thank you so much for taking the time to post your review with so much detail. As you say this is great option that is similar to diving but also very different! All of your tips are great and we're sure it will help other travellers choose the right activity for them. We're going to have to create... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Crew was incredible, friendly and helpful, actual BOB, not so much. Its very uncomfortable on your ears. If you are claustrophobic DONT DO. Reef is not all that. Couple of fish here and there. It's mostly a photo session. I don't' blame the crew for that, its how they make a living. Pics are very expensive. You can snorkel on... More 

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1 Thank A T
Aquaworld1, Manager at BOB Underwater Adventure, responded to this review

Hi A T, we appreciate your feedback, we have found that we receive mixed reviews because of our guests suffering from claustrophobia or motion sickness and others who love every second of the activity. We're working on improving the tour where possible and understand that we need to be clear about the characteristics of the service with regards to those... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

My husband and I went on this excursion we booked through our resort so we didn't have much info on it before we went for it. We didn't realize there was a 30 minute boat ride to get to the main boat with all the equipment. once we got onto the main boat everyone felt really sea sick with how... More 

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Thank Adele L
Aquaworld1, Manager at BOB Underwater Adventure, responded to this review

Hi Adele, we appreciate your feedback and sorry you got so sick. We invite you to contact us prior to your next trip so that we can suggest some activities that might be better for you taking into consideration that you suffer from motion sickness. Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your experience. Kind regards More 

Long Island, New York
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

It was an interesting first time experience, but the guides spent most of our underwater time placing us in grouping of our parties and taking our pictures in the B.O.B. units. Also the area of the reef they use was very bare of colorful growth; it was almost a sandy bottom with not much to see.

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Thank GPBNY
Aquaworld1, Manager at BOB Underwater Adventure, responded to this review

Hi 'GPBNY' I'm sorry you had such a poor experience, your comments have been noted and if you would like to contact us directly here then we would be glad to put this right for you on your next visit. We are aware that the reef isn't the best for this experience and we are looking to change that. The... More 

Austin, TX / Las Vegas, NV
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67 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 257 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

This is my second review of the B.O.B. (Breathing Observation Bubble). My husband and I initially went on this excursion August 2015. Since we returned to Cancun this April 2016 with my parents, we decided to go again for my parents to enjoy it as well. We had an entirely different AND SCARY experience. 1. Do not take the first... More 

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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

Great experience!!!!! Descending down to the 18 feet can be a bit dicey but nothing that a little swallowing and blowing with you hand over your nose can't fix. Saw fish, sea turtle, coral reef, sting ray and they put a star fish in your hand. The master divers who took us down David and George did an AWSOME job!!!!... More 

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1 Thank Sh3ils
Aquaworld1, Manager at BOB Underwater Adventure, responded to this review

Thanks 'Sh3ils', that's great to hear you enjoyed the BOB and saw so much sealife. We find this activity is so different from snorkeling or scuba that it makes it one of our most unique activities. Thanks for the recommendation! Kind regards More 

Appleton, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

The scenic ride out to the site for the BOB adventure is worth the price alone. Its probably a good idea to take the Dramamine. We did not, because we typically done get seasick, but going in the underwater bubble for 35 minutes can get you pretty rocky. Then you come out and have to wait for your ride home... More 

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Thank anne60612
Aquaworld1, Manager at BOB Underwater Adventure, responded to this review

Thanks Anne, we're glad to hear you had a great time on the BOB. That's a good point about the Dramamine and perhaps we should warn people of that from the time of booking so thank you for making us aware. Kind regards More 

Kelowna, BC
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30 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

It was a fun day on the boat but the group was a bit too large to actually enjoy the time snorkeling and there was about an hour in the water and 2 hours in the boat.

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Thank BarryWardKelowna_BC
Aquaworld1, Manager at BOB Underwater Adventure, responded to this review

Hi Barry, thank you for the feedback, we will take into consideration the point that you made about the timing. The snorkeling is actually an added extra as the BOB is the main activity here. The maximum capacity per departure is 10 people and then the group os divded into two so the group should have been small for the... More 

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