Serious divers often look for new adventures which will help keep the thrill alive. After seeing a plethora of reefs and ship wrecks, they are often in the mood for something exhilarating and new. For divers looking for the ultimate diving experience, they should consider a visit to Mexico's underwater caves.

Dicover Mexico's best kept secrets exploring underwater caves

Serious divers often look for new adventures which will help keep the thrill alive. After seeing a plethora of reefs and ship wrecks, they are often in the mood for something exhilarating and new. For divers looking for the ultimate diving experience, they should consider a visit to Mexico's underwater caves.

"No light enters here." That is all you can think as you slowly course through an ancient underwater cave off the coast of Mexico. You realize that this is not your average dive. Its like being inside and outside at the same time. No natural light can reach you because you are diving in a cave. "How cool is this?" you ask yourself, as you explore the dark subterranean world.

Much of the cave diving done in Mexico is done in the Yucatan, where nearly 33,000 feet of caves have been explored. Though there are areas where relative novice divers can "get their feet wet," some of the best diving locations are reserved for experienced divers. There are multiple systems in the area, and there are even opportunities for those who would like to combine multiple disciplines - such as repelling and diving.

In order to dive the caves of Mexico you should be properly prepared. This means taking a cave diving course, which will cost about $1500. This kind of course will give you all the information and training you need in order to successfully and safely dive, this is highly recommended by professionals. Courses can last several days, and cover topics such as underwater communications, buoyancy, and propulsion in the delicate underwater environment.

Cave diving is serious business. You have to carry all the oxygen that you will need with you, as there is no coming up for air. There are a variety of cave types, including long caves and deep caves. It is best to research well before deciding which type of cave you would like to explore.

Cave diving is truly and "off the beaten path" kind of adventure. It is reserved for only the bravest and most well prepared divers. But, for those who are ready to put in the work, the rewards are worth it. They will be among the few who explore the majestic underwater cave systems which dot the coast of Mexico.

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