Acuatic Tulum

Avenida Coba sur, entre calle 7 y 9 oriente, 77760 Colonia Centro, Tulum, Quintana Roo, Mexico.
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Since 1993, Acuatic Tulum has been sharing the unparalleled beauty of the Mexican Caribbean and the cenotes with visitors to Tulum. At a time when Tulum was nearly virgin, Alex Alvarez opened his dive shop near the Mayan Archaeological Site on Tulum Beach. Today, he is a famous cave diver and explorer who works with National Geographic and Instituto Nacional de Anthropologia e Historia (INAH). His team offers recreational and technical diving excursions and courses under his direct training at the new shop with the old name: Acuatic Tulum Dive Center.
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English, Spanish
From recommended hotels: Not required
From airport: Surcharge
Diving types
Boat Diving, Shore Diving

Prices & Availability

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We can provide lodging at any of our four apartment lofts. Conatact us for better details and bundle promotions.

* Guide Tours

One Dive Excursion - $115 US

Two dive excursion~ $150 US

Three dive excursion~ $200 US

Snorkeling Tour - $60 US

* PADI Recreational Dive Courses

Discover Scuba Diving (1 day) - $120 US

Scuba Diver Course (2 days / 2 dives) $250 US

Open Water (3 days / 4 dives) - $440 US

Advanced Open Water (3 days / 5 dives) - $390 US

Rescue Diver (4 days / Flexible) - $400 US

Dive Master (Info on application) - $900 US

* TDI Cave and Technical Courses

Cavern Course (2-3 day / 5 dives) - $450 US

Intro to Cave Course (2-3 days / 4 dives) - $450 US

Cave Course (4 days / 8 dives) - $850 US

Nitrox Diver - $400 US

Advanced Nitrox Diver - $600 US

Stage Diver - $500 US

Side Mount Diver - $500 US

DPV Diver - $500 US

Survey Diver - $500 US

Decompression Procedures - $500 US

Technical courses can be provided privately. Supplementary charges apply. Contact us for further details.



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Acuatic Tulum
Location We are situated on Avenida Coba, (heading towards the beach in Tulum) directly across the street from the Red Cross clinic in Tulum, Mexico, in the state of Quintana Roo at the Yucatan peninsula.

The dive center location allows access to the most beautiful mix of turquoise Caribbean sea, white sands, secret lagoons, underwater caves and wonders, Mayan ruins and jungle adventure, as well as the magical pueblo of Tulum and of course a world class yoga studio.
Instructors & Dive masters Alex Álvarez is a civil engineer from UNAM. After working professionally in Mexico City for 3 years, he came to Tulum in 1991 and opened the first dive shop in Tulum, Acuatic Tulum, in 1993 and has been a leader in the local dive community ever since. Became an Open Water Instructor in 1995, and a Cave Diver in 1996. In 2000 he was already a Cave Instructor and started to explore caves in 2003. His recent discovery in Hoyo Negro is the culmination of years of experience explo...Continue reading
Number of Dive Guides 5
Non-diving activities Snorkeling, Apnea diving, and Yoga.
Infrastructure Classrooms, Coffee bar, Equipment shop, Lounge, Parking, Storage room, WC, Wi-Fi
PHYSICALlY DISABLED DIVERS Our dive team is committed to sharing the adventure with everyone! Any individual who has previous scuba training, and can produce a clear medical waiver authorized by a licensed physician, can come dive with us :)
Equipment Description All of our equipment recieves regular service and maintenance, and our compressors and nirtox system comply with purification standards.
We have three vehicles to transport you comfortably to your dive site. Transport to Dive Sites is all included.
Number of boats 1

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Check-in time Our tours begin in the shop at 9:00 am daily
Seasonality January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Accepted Payment Methods Card Methods
Non-cards Methods:
PayPal, Cash


From recommended hotels to dive center Not required
Arrival by Plane:

Please book your flight to arrive at Cancun International Airport (CUN). Transfer from and to this airport is available upon request and additional fees apply.

Driving directions from Cancun International Airport (CUN)

Follow the signs from Cancun International Airport (CUN) towards Playa del Carmen / Tulum.
Then, get at the first traffic light in Tulum on Highway 307.
At that light, please take a left.
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Transfer from the airport Surcharge
Recommended hotels Acuatic Lofts is a fabulous new construction on the bike path that joins Tulum Beach with Tulum town. Opening for the holiday season, our four lofts are light and spacious, have a king sized bed, refrigerator, kitchenette, ceiling fans, a/c. WiFi internet and three of our lofts (except for LOFT THREE) have a sofa-bed and balcony.

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