DIVING THE PIT
The PIT CENOTE is a giant sinkhole inside the deep jungle, an upstream branch of Dos Ojos System.
With 391 ft/119 m is the deepest cenote in the State of Quintana Roo and his crystal waters offers unique landscapes.
Suitable for EXPERIENCED DIVERS, this tour bring you for 2 dives in two cenote with very different morphological characteristics.
The PIT, is a deep cenote, where the direct access of the sun’s rays on the surface of the water causes the spectacular play of light that make these caves unique. The Pit experience is a multilevel dive starting with a straight descent till around 30 m/100 ft where the sun rays crash with an hydrogen sulfate cloud. A quick look below this layer to search for fossils before ascending progressively by making circles around the gigantic cylinder. In the shallower area you will see black lines on the wall showing the variation of the water level through the ice ages and you can admire a beautifully decorated ceiling with white thin formations.
Completely different scenery offered by the second dive (Dos ojos, Tajma-ha, Chikin-ha, Chack mool). A shallow cavern (partially connected with the external light, where you’ll dive around stalactite and stalagmite, observing fossil and geological structures, floating through the rain of light.
THE TOUR IS MADE WITH A MINIMUM OF 2 DIVERS
Tanks, lamps , weights, transportation, entrance fee, light lunch, drinks
Diving equipment, transfer from and to the hotel.
From 8.00 to 16.30
PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or qualifying certification from another training organization
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If you’re staying at Sandos Caracol or Playacar, you must pay a fee of 12 usd per exit concept of direct transportation from the hotel.
This fee need to be paid before boarding