Scuba diving in Cañones

Access
From Boat
Diver level
Novice
Depth
Average: 12 m
Maximum: 15 m
Current
Moderate (1-2 knots)
Visibility
Average: 20 m
Maximum: 60 m
Diving at Cañones consists of swimming through various canyons covered in underwater plants and multiple corals. Explorers can also inspect the sandy bottom, which is full of tiny marine creatures.

When to go

Tulum has a tropical climate. The average air temperature is 28-33C/82-91F. December to May has the least rainfall. The water temperature is 25-27C/77-80F. August has the warmest water, around 29C/84F.

What to see

Cañones has many species, such as turtles, stingrays, nurse sharks, octopi, nudibranchs, and grouper. Occasionally divers may encounter lionfish.

Reachable from

Playa del Carmen

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