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Bob Submarine Cancun

The amazing activity underwater to explore the bottom of the ocean without diving. This is one of the most exciting experience you will have in the ocean. 

What is BOB?Bob Submarine Cancun 3BOB stands for Breathing Observation Bubble and breathing underwater unit for individual use. This is a tour in which you are going to have your personal submarine (a mini sub or moto submarine), you’ll put your head inside a roomy air bubble which allows you to breath and enjoy the beauty of the natural reefs, plants and marine life at depths up to 24 meters for up to 35 minutes.

How does the BOB work?Bob Submarine Cancun 2A unit BOB, is nothing more and nothing less than an auxiliary transportation to dive without the hassle of using a mask or swim effort carrying an air tank. Their procedure is very simple as it consists of a clear acrylic bubble to see, is supplied with air from a scuba tank.

The tour starts with the check-in. You just have to fill a medical form to be evaluated by the diving instructor; then you’ll receive a 10 minutes guide in Spanish and English on how to operate the machine, it’s very simple.  

After all of the procedure, you and the team depart on a comfortable catamaran from the dock, arriving at the reef of Chitales between Cancun and Isla Mujeres to initiate the immersion underwater. The divers help you to get into the BOB and enjoy the beautiful marine life, instructors are constantly taking care of you. 


  • Instructions and guide from staff
  • 30 minutes in your BOB personal submarine
  • 30 minutes of snorkel
  • Water and soda, glasses and ice
  • New snorkel tube
  • Fresh Fruit


  • 8 USD per person for pier tax and park that must be paid at the check-in
  • Ground transportation from your hotel lobby
  • Tips
  • Photos

Additional Info

  • You don’t need to have swimming skills
  • Sunblock and sunscreen must be biodegradable
  • All participants will be requested to fill a medical form, similar to adiving one
  • It is mandatory to read the tour restrictions, on the terms and conditions below.

Departure Point

Tour departs from Marina Aquatours, located on Boulevard Kukulcán Km 6.5 Zona Hotelera, Cancún.

You may get there by taking a taxi, transfer or bus. 

Not allowed:

  • People with reduced mobility
  • Pregnant women
  • People with hearing impairments
  • People with asthma
  • People with epilepsy

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Tips before going to Isla Mujeres

Isla Mujeres is one of the most visited places in Cancun, this paradise Island will be unforgettable for you. I’ll give you some tips that you need to know before going to Isla Mujeres:

Get Your Beach Kit Ready

If you are an adventurous traveler don’t forget to bring everything you need to have the best time. Remember if you want to do beach activities don’t forget to bring your bathing suit, a good sunscreen, your beach kit, a camera, water glasses and anything else you would like to bring!

Buy your ferry tickets Online

If you want to get fast to Isla Mujeres you have to take a Ferry, but there will be times that buying your ticket will take a long time… That’s why i recommend you to buy them online and avoid making lines ( Ferry Tickets Online here).

Take advantage of the Tours of Isla Mujeres

hgu5fdjsIsla Mujeres offers a lot of activities for tourists: Snorkeling, Scuba Diving, Swimming with Dolphins, Swimming with Sharks, Parasailing, Ziplines and a lot more. Some tours include food and drinks. ( Tours of Isla Mujeres here )

Pre book your stay in Isla Mujeres

There are a lot of hotels and places in a good price and next to the beach where you can stay in Isla Mujeres. You can find yours at the moment you arrive at the Island; but there is nothing better to have everything ready with anticipation to avoid complications.
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