What to Pack Scuba Cozumel

What to Pack: Cozumel

Cozumel boasts the second largest barrier reef in the world! Just a quick short flight from most anywhere in the United States and Canada, Cozumel is a popular and cheap place to dive!  Before you book your trip, check the weather and modify our packing list to accommodate your needs!  The list below is for a dive-centric trip with 3-5 dives per day, rather than the tourist trip with diving on the side.  Modify accordingly!

Diving

  • BCD
  • Air Delivery System
  • Mask
  • Spare Mask
  • Fins
  • Snorkel
  • Wetsuit (3mm – 5mm)
  • Hood if you get cold
  • Log Book
  • Pen

Clothing

  • 2 Pairs Pants
  • 1 Raincoat
  • 2 Fast Dry shirts
  • 1 Fleece Jacket (winter)
  • 1 Hoodie (winter)
  • 1 Long sleeve button down shirt
  • 2 Long sleeve sweatshirts (winter)
  • 1 Long sleeve water shirt/rash guard
  • 2 Dry shorts with pockets
  • 3-4 Pairs of socks for walking
  • Ladies:
    • 3 dresses
    • 1 Cover up / Sarong
    • 1 scarf
    • 1 small purse with shoulder strap
    • Jewelry
  • 2 Tank Tops
  • 4 T-Shirts
  • 1 Rashguard or water shirt
  • 3-4 swimsuits
  • Going out to eat?
    •  Ladies:
      • Dresses that cover the shoulders
    • Men:
      • Pants and a collared shirt

Toiletries

  • Seasickness medication
    • Scopolamine patches have to be prescribed, so see your doctor at least 1-2 months in advance)
    • Dramamine or Bonine
    • Wrist bracelets
  • Brush/comb
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Floss
  • Shave oil (easier than creams)
  • Razors
  • Lotion or coconut oil (the sea can dry your skin)
  • Leave-in conditioner for long hair
  • Chapstick or lip balm
  • Reef safe sunscreen (biodegradable, non-toxic)
  • Deodorant

Extras

  • Certification Card if Already Certified
  • Diving Insurance card (if already certified, and have insurance)
  • Dive light with tether
  • Dry Bag
  • Small bag for trips to town
  • Money for any souveniers or shopping
  • Money for crew tips
  • Camera equipment (underwater or otherwise)
    • Red Filter
    • Tethers
    • Rechargeable batteries

As always, LABEL YOUR STUFF with a phone number!