- Underwater ride on a BOB scooter in Chitales reef area from Cancun
- Propel around the warm water on a submersible scooter
- Snorkel in the Chitales reef area
- Enjoy diverse marine life, including tropical fish and coral
- Safety gear, snorkel equipment, bottled water and snacks provided
- Option to purchase custom photo of BOB ride
What You Can Expect
Once you arrive at the Chitales reef area, your professional BOB guides provide you with a briefing, during which you'll learn basic piloting maneuvers, common operating procedures and easy-to-understand hand signals. A safety briefing on snorkeling will accompany the BOB orientation. Your guides will then divide the people in your boat into two groups: one group rides the BOB scooters while the other group snorkels, then the groups switch activities.
With the BOB, you avoid the hassle of carrying heavy equipment on your back or learning the nuances of diving, allowing you to explore the underwater world with ease. Just sit down on the seat and place your head inside the clear acrylic bubble-shaped helmet, filled with air from a storage tank; the rest of your body is submerged in water.
If you’re in the first group to ride the BOB scooters, climb on when you’re ready and propel down 30 feet (9 meters) to cruise around a coral reef teeming with colorful fish. You’ll travel at an easy two knots, which is a little over one mile per hour (two kilometers per hour).
Throughout your underwater scooter adventure, which lasts about 30 to 35 minutes, a team of professional BOB experts stop to point out the marine life around the magnificent coral reef. Keep your eyes peeled for sea turtles and manatees!
After the BOB ride and tour, get ready to snorkel! Pull on your provided mask, snorkel and fins and when you’re ready, hop in to skim the water’s surface for about 30 to 35 minutes.
At any point if you need a break, grab a bottle of water or have some fresh fruit snacks on board. Feel free to ask any questions about the creatures you see, or ask for help adjusting your gear.
After exploring Chitales from several vantage points, your boat will take you back to the Aquaworld Marina. With this unique tour under your belt, you can boast to your friends back home of your BOB adventure! Need to provide proof? Snap up a custom photo of your underwater-scooter experience available for purchase after your excursion.