Snorkel at MUSA, Underwater Museum of Art
Highlights / General details
These crystal clear waters are the home to one of the largest underwater museums on the planet, located in Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico. Forming this museum you will find a series of underwater sculptural installations all sited within the protected National Marine Park, of the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
Divers and snorkelers will have the opportunity to admire more than 400 original sculptures in depths ranging from 9 to 20 feet. The artist behind the project, British Artist Jason de Caires Taylor offers a contemporary and cultural view of how the Mayan people have evolved throughout the years in “The Silent Evolution”, he has gained international recognition for this unique work.
Environmentally Friendly: The sculptures are all designed to become artificial reefs and are constructed from special materials which promote marine life and create areas for corals to flourish and marine creatures to breed and take refuge, boosting the local ecosystem. You cannot miss it!
Life Jacket; Bottled water; Lockers; Snorkel equipment; Bilingual Guide.
Transportation to and from the meeting place; $2 $ Reef tax; $6 $ dock fee; Gratuities.
Hours of operation
Available: Monday-Saturday; Departs at 11:30am – please check-in at the Marina at least 30 minutes prior to departure.
Approximately 2 hours.
Departs from Aqua World Marina located in front of the Gran Melia Cancun.
Children must be at least 11 years of age to participate.
This activity is not recommended for people with sinus problems, high blood pressure, Diabetes, serious heart problems, over size people or for those who suffer from claustrophobia or do not know how to swim.
It is also not recommended for pregnant women.
People under the effects of alcohol or drugs will not be allowed to participate in this activity.
Wear your bathing suit, comfortable clothing and shoes.
Bring your towel, biodegradable sun screen and an underwater camera.
This excursion is subject to change. All holidays and special occasions, both Mexican and International, may affect operation as well as pricing.
Please confirm reservation 48 hours in advance with Olympus Tours Cancun office or see your Olympus Tours Representative at the hotel upon arrival.
Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.
**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**