Cenote Azul, Yucatan

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They say Cenote Azul is the biggest cenote in Mexico, 600 feet across and 290 feet at the center. The geological formations look more like a moon-scape with submerged trees populated by schools of live bearing, fresh water fish. At 100+ feet, divers can look up and see swimmers above but not the bottom. During the first dive, diver will drop down through the blue-green water to a ledge at 85-105 feet, than divers go along the wall in a multi-level dive. For the surface interval, divers can lounge in the sun or enjoy some fine local cuisine in local restaurant. The second dive will be conducted at 50-60 feet and often divers make a complete circuit of the cenote in 40 minutes. The water in this cenote is much warmer than it is commonly experienced in smaller cenotes.

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Access

From Shore

Diver’s Level

Novice

Depth

Average: 5 m
Maximum: 10 m

Current

None

Visibility

Average: 20 m
Maximum: 30 m

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