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Dive Review of Cenote Dive Ctr./n/a in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan/Tulum, Riviera Maya

Cenote Dive Ctr./n/a, Oct, 2008,

by Jim Rhodes, CA, USA ( 1 report). Report 4508.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Caribbean, Hawaii, Fiji, Thailand, Bora-Bora
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather rainy Seas calm
Water Temp 77 to 80 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 100 to 150 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Cenote cavern dive only. max 4 divers to a guide. Max depth 50 ft.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals N/A Tropical Fish N/A
Small Critters N/A Large Fish N/A
Large Pelagics N/A

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter N/A Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's N/A Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments [None]

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations N/A Food N/A
Service and Attitude N/A Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling 4 stars
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 2 stars
Advanced 4 stars
Comments Having just finished 2 weeks diving in the Philippines, I did no open water diving here - just the cenote. This was my first cenote cavern dive and I really enjoyed it - but a couple of times is enough for me, unless you are a cave diver (I'm not). We dived at Dos Ojos, about 15 minutes from Tulum. Beautiful caverns with light filtering down from above, plus impressive stalagtites and stalagmites. Gin clear water. Nothing else to see other than the occasional tiny fish and crab. Totally dark most of the dive, with max distance from nearest surface set at a considerable 60 meters (197 feet). Two (different) dives $120 USD + $15 for all equipment, incl. wet suits and lights. My 3 non-diving companions snorkeled (2 snorkel trip - $49). While Cenote Dive Center specializes in cenote cave and cavern diving, they also do open water dives (www.cenotedive.com). For cenote diving, I'd recommend them.
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