Scuba diving in Gran Cenote

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Diver level
Average: 8 m
Maximum: 15 m
No currents
Average: 10 m
Maximum: 30 m
Grand Cenote is a very popular site, part of the Sac Aktun System, located not far from Tulum city. Reaching this place divers will find a parking lot and a stairway that leads to a large, crescent-shape cenote. Either swimmers, snorkelers or scuba divers can dive this site.

When to go

It is possible to dive Gran Cenote throughout the year. The average air temperature stays within 25-30C/77-86F. The average water temperature stays around 20C/68F. Water visibility ranges between 10-30m/32-98ft.

What to see

The cenote have plenty of sun light, and offer divers endless passageways, blue-green waters, stalagmites, white formations of stalactites and columns.

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