Kukulcan cenote / Mexico

Kukulcan cenote
   The entrance to Kukulcan cenote is located several hundred meters from Chac-Mool. Kukulcan cenote is a part of a cave system. Diving runs through a huge cave that surrounds the cenote. The dive starts through a beautiful lake and it reaches the halocline at 10m/32ft depth.
   As divers cast light of their torches on places where fresh and salt water combine, they can see a marvelous light projection on the surrounding walls. While descending one shouldn’t miss the moment of seeing all rainbow colors on the ceiling. Kukulcan and Chac-Mool cenotes are connected with a narrow passage, the use of which is allowed only to cavern divers.

Location: north-eastern shore of Yucatan Peninsula, 30km/18mi south of Playa del Carmen

What to see: beautiful lake, passages and halls, stalactites, fossils, halocline, light show

Depth: 10-12m/32-39ft

Currents: none

Visibility: 10-30m/32-98ft

Season for diving: All year round.

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


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