Cenote Chac Mool is the most beautiful cenote around.

Cenote Chac Mool

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Cenote Chac Mool Info

  • OW Certification - 12 years old.
  • No Cameras Allowed. Photographer On Site.
  • Dive Time: 45-60 minutes
  • Line Length: 400m / 1300ft
  • Max Depth: 12m / 40ft
  • Speleotherms | Halocline | Hydrogen Sulfide | Fossils | Animals Sun Rays | Air Dome | Crystals

Chac Mool has it all ! It displays beautiful light shows, ancient formations, a spacious air dome, a clear halocline, hydrogen sulfide and shows different colors depending on time of year.
The dive starts from Cenote Little Brother through a fossil-filled short tunnel that opens up to Chac Mool. You then enter a huge cavern through a huge opening and BOOM you’re surrounded by thousands of crystal stalactites everywhere. We then surface inside an air dome where you can see how the jungle feeds, fossils, stalactites and roots covering the ceiling. 
After leaving the air dome we move on to another open cavern, through a wide tunnel then back out Cenote Little Brother.
Contact us now to dive this incredible cenote.

What's Included...
  • Experienced & Knowledgeable Certified Guide.
  • Cenote Entrance Fees
  • Return Transport from Playa Del Carmen to the Cenotes.
  • Tanks, Weights & Wetsuit.
  • Flashlight 1000 Lumens.
  • Snacks & Drinks.
  • Lunch at a Traditional Mexican Restaurant. Not Soggy Sandwiches !

What's not Included...

  • Ferry Ride from Cozumel to Playa Del Carmen.
  • Dive Equipment.
  • Gratuities.
  • We leave from Cozumel at 7am, return around 3pm.
  • We leave Playa del Carmen at 8am, return around 2pm.
  • We leave Cancun at 7am, return around 3pm.
  • Free return transport from the Cancun Hotel Zone and Central Playa del Carmen.

About Chac Mool

DIVE FACTS

Level: Very Easy | Max Depth: 12m/40ft
Length: 400m/1300ft | Dive Time: 45-60 mins
Speleotherms | Fossils | Hydrogen Sulfide
Halocline | Crystals | Air Dome | Animals

FACILITIES

Many Setup Tables | Clean Toilets | Showers 
 Changing Rooms | Restaurant  | Souvenirs

 

SURROUNDINGS

Walking Paths | Limited Snorkeling
Lounge Area | Animals 

 

Cenote Chac Mool

From Cozumel or Playa del Carmen
$150
$ 135 10% Discount If You Book Online !*
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Cenote Chac Mool

From Cancun
$ 165
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Cenote Diving Rules

Cavern diving is very safe activity only if all safety protocols and rules are followed by all at all times.

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No equipment dangling, no snorkels, no accessories, no knives, no gloves, no touching NOTHING, no graffitis and no disturbing ANYTHING

cenote air rule

Rule of Thirds: One third to go in, one third to come out, one third as contingency. You must signal your guide when you reach 2000psi/140bar and 1000psi/70bar.

cenote group rule

Guide always in front, divers in order of experience, 2m/6ft apart always leveled. When crossing other group, all divers on the right of the line, flashlights down.

cenote line rule

Stay close to the guide line maintaining a visual reference on it at all times, no more than 1m/3ft away from the line. If the line stops, TURN AROUND!

cenote buoyancy rule

Buoyancy control is most important. Frog kick and stay 2m/6ft of the bottom. Be quick to adjust your buoyancy when going up or down to avoid crashing.

cenote light rule

You must always see light from an exit. When dark cover your light and you should see the exit. You should never be in total darkness.

cenote rule restriction

No restrictions allowed, the tightest passage must be at least two divers high, two divers wide, making it easy to turn around

cenote limit rule

Maximum distance from open water is 60m/200ft. When you encounter these signs, never go past them.

Cenote Facts

  • Caverns in this area started to form 1.8 million years ago.
  • They were formed by the dissolution of limestone by contact with the slightly acidic rain.
  • During the last Ice Age, these caves were dry. Animals and humans took shelter in them. Many caves contain fossils of ancient humans & animals.
  • To the Mayans, cenotes were sacred entrances to the Mayan underworld: Xibalba.
  • Cenotes, with the rain, are the only sources of fresh water on the Yucatan Peninsula. There are no rivers or lakes, the limestone is too porous.
  • There are thousands of cenotes and thousands of miles of these tunnels in the Yucatan Peninsula.
  • The Sac Actun System, which includes the Dos Ojos cenotes is the longest underwater system in the world with 364 km of tunnels and caves.
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Cavern Diving Facts

  • Cavern diving is a safe and once in a lifetime experience if all rules and regulations are observed by all.
  • When cavern diving, you should always see light from the exit.
  • Maximum penetration distance is a linear 200 feet / 60 meters from the surface.
  • Always follow a guide line no more than 3 feet / 1 meter away so you can use it as a physical guide if you lose all visibility.
  • NEVER let any cenote guide take you away from the line if you don't see the exit or the surface unobstructed and in plain view.
  • Most important rule in cavern diving is that anybody, at any time, for any reason can stop the dive. If you don't feel safe, call it !
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