In 2012 a new idea was born, to create the Underwater Golden Diver Museum ....

On December 14, highlighting the 2013 Cozumel Scuba Fest, Jean-Michel Cousteau unveils the underwater bronze sculpture of his father Jacques-Yves Cousteau created by artist Laura Hoyo, resident of Cozumel.

On December 11, a memorable event of the 2014 Cozumel Scuba Fest,
Deborah Bravo ("Sirenia") unveils the submerged permanent commemorative
bronze sculpture by artist Sergio Peraza Avila honoring her father, Ramon Bravo.

The December 12, 2015, together for the first time in México,
Sylvia Earle and Jean-Michel Cousteau unveil a bronce sculpture
of Sylvia Earle made by the Mexican artist Sergio Peraza at the
Villa Blanca Reef off Cozumel island.

In 2016, Colleen Flanigan's sculpture, "Zoe," is immersed to become a coral habitat and virtual aquarium. You can learn about the technology and watch the livestream at zoecoral.com


  1. 1. Diversify tourism and reduce the unfavorable impact of visitors who dive in Cozumel's National Coral Reef Park to an area where diving and snorkeling can be promoted as it is in the area of Villa Blanca.
  2. 2. Pay tribute to the men and women who left a legacy in the history of diving in Mexico.