C-53 Xicotencatl

Cozumel, Mexican Caribbean

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Dive C-53 Xicotencatl

Big Fishes Wreck

Diving in C-53 Xicotencatl is Good
You can find Interesting Typically, visibility is Good ( 10 - 30 m)
The average depth is 17.0 m / 55.8 ft although the maximum depth you can reach is 24.4 m / 80.1 ft
To reach C-53 Xicotencatl you have to do it By boat
This dive site is best suited for CMAS ** / AOW divers.

The Xicotencatl was sunk June 6, 2000. It is 184 feet long & 33 feet wide.

Reviews (2)

August 24th, 2013 - 1:37:
Not the best dive if someone is expecting to see a lot of marine life but it is certainly a neat wreck. It has been nicely cut with large openings and a lot of light for easy navigation throughout. Can sometimes have a very strong current making it difficult to stay on the site. Expect to see a few larger groupers and garden eels. Can see where a storm broke the ship in half which is kind of cool!
June 10th, 2012 - 14:05:
For my first wreck dive I would have to say it was excellent. Easy entry into the wreck with large openings, clearly marked path to follow with great visiabilty allowing a first timer to feel more at ease. Plenty of sea life has taken to the boat, making for a more adventuresome dive. I would reccomend this dive to all first time wreck divers. Have fun, Be safe! Owen

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