Tulum and its surrounding
areas are world renown for the extensive limestone cave system
that lies beneath the jungle. Certified cave divers from around
the globe dream of entering the hundreds of kilometers of explored
caves which lie at our dive step. Many follow those dreams and
many remain to work and explore the area.
What is the difference between cave diving and
cavern diving? The definition is based two major components; standards
As per standards defined by cave certifying agencies,
a cave dive is any dive that extends beyond 60 meters or 200 feet
of natural light. The only divers who are allowed to enter the
cave systems are certified cave divers. A certified cave diver
is taught the rules, technical skills and safety procedures for
this type of technical diving. They are also trained, if they
so choose, to guide open water certified divers through the caverns.