Recreational, Technical and Cave Diving
Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo

Cavern Course

Cavern Diver training is the starting point for your introduction into the world of overhead environment diving. For sure in the Riviera Maya you can find the best as for Cavern and Cave diving. The Cavern Diver course is offered to all certified divers that have the interest to either just enjoy the cavern zone of the cave or those who wish to enter this new world with the intention of going on to the Full Cave level.

The Cavern training programs develop wreck diving and cavern diving skills within limits of light penetration. You will be diving within the light zone of the cavern and within the exit visibility of the cavern area. This program is designed to ensure divers are aware of self-responsibility and capable of risk management in overhead environments.

Pre-requisites: divers must be qualified as a PADI or IANTD Advanced Open Water Diver or equivalent Advanced Diver from another Association; must provide proof of a minimum of 10 logged dives; must be a minimum of 15 years old with a parent/guardian authorization, or a minimum of 18 years of age without guardian approval.  

Certification requirement: a minimum of 120 min of bottom time in overhead environment within a minimum of 4 dives is requested. Furthermore: perform all skills listed; perform the minimum number of dives; maintain appropriate awareness of safety procedures and protection of the cavern zone; pass a written exam. 

The course is divided in classroom work, land drills, confined water drills and cavern dives with skills involved. The cavern course includes a minimum of 4 cavern dives conducted in 2 or more cavern zones.  

Price per day is 230usd per day if 1 student attends the class and 200usd per day if 2 to 4 students are attending the class. Not included in the course price: rental of diving computer; food and drinks; entrance to the cenote (10-12usd per day). 

If performance requirements are not met, any other day of class is has an extra dailycost. Extra day of training is 220usd per day per person. 

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