Bat Cave / Mexico

Bat Cave
    Bat Cave is a cave that is hardly illuminated. This cenote consists of several halls and air passages filled with bats. These creatures, hiding among the stalagmites, are the decoration of this place. One should be able to keep on the water surface as there is practically a feeling of flying through the passages full of fragile formations called speleothems. Divers with cavern diving certificate can conduct more prolonged dives inside the other cave systems. The place is joined with 25 cenotes and is one of the longest underwater systems on Yucatan Peninsula.

Location: north-eastern shore of Yucatan Peninsula, 12km/7mi north of Tulum

What to see: fascinating stalactites, stalagmites, speleothems, arches, columns, halls and air passages, light show

Depth: 8-10m/26-32ft

Currents: none

Visibility: 10-40m/32-131ft

Season for diving: All year round.

The average temperature is 24-25C/75-77F


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