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What It's Like to Be a Cavern Guide in Mexico

Leading fellow divers through series of underwater caves can be extremely rewarding, but there's a lot of skill that goes into the work. Here's what it takes to become a pro cave diver.

Discovering the Wonders of Mexico's Cenotes for the First Time

Under the jungle floor along the Yucatan Peninsula, thousands of limestone sinkholes and flooded cave systems--called Cenotes--await adventurous divers who don't mind close quarters. This is what it's like to explore them for the first time

Tourist Train Endangers Mexican Cenotes and Prehistoric Sites

The Mexican government has invoked its national security powers to push forward the construction of a tourist train being built the Caribbean coast, threatening its cave systems.

Say Hello to Hells Bells, the World’s Largest Collection of Living Stalactites

Zapote Cenote, nicknamed Hells Bells, gives divers the chance to get up close and personal with a rare underwater phenomenon.

Entering the Underworld: Cavern Diving in Grand Bahama

Cavern diving Ben’s Cave in Grand Bahama’s Lucayan National Park delivers an adventure of mythological proportions.

How to Photograph Cenotes

Balance your lights, focus and flash to get a great photo of the cenotes in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula.

Five Cenote Dives for Beginners in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula

These five sites are the best cenotes for beginners in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico, which has more than 3,000 known cenotes.

Five Best Places to Scuba Dive in Mexico

These are the five best regions for scuba diving in Mexico.

Introduction to Cave Diving: What It Takes to Get Cave Certified

Demystifying cave diving and what you learn in a cave diving certification course.