Pit and Dos Ojos

two of the most famous cenotes

Pit and Dos Ojos cenotes in Mexico offers unique and exhilarating underwater experiences that captivate divers

Cenote The Pit

Cenote The Pit, located in the Dos Ojos park near Tulum in the Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico, is renowned for being one of the deepest cenotes in the region, with depths reaching over 120 meters (400 feet). This impressive depth offers a unique and exhilarating diving experience for advanced divers. The Pit is characterized by its dramatic vertical drop and crystal-clear waters, providing incredible visibility and allowing divers to witness the stunning geological formations and light effects created by the sunlight penetrating the cenote’s depths.

One of the most captivating aspects of diving in The Pit is the halocline layer, where fresh and saltwater meet, creating a visual distortion that is both fascinating and surreal. Additionally, at around 30 meters (100 feet), divers encounter a cloud of hydrogen sulfide, which adds to the otherworldly atmosphere of the dive. The combination of these features makes The Pit a thrilling and visually spectacular diving site, ideal for those seeking adventure and exploration.

Cenote Dos ojos

Dos Ojos offers a more intricate and serene underwater landscape. Both cenotes provide unique diving adventures, showcasing the natural beauty and geological wonders of Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula. Thus, whether you seek the profound depths and light phenomena of The Pit or the extensive cave system of Dos Ojos, these cenotes promise unforgettable experiences. Ultimately, divers can explore two contrasting yet equally fascinating underwater worlds, making these sites a must-visit for diving enthusiasts.

Pit and Dos Ojos

In conclusion, each offer distinct and captivating dive experiences. The Pit’s dramatic depths and light effects contrast beautifully with Dos Ojos’ intricate cave systems and clear waters. Consequently, these cenotes provide divers with two remarkable and unforgettable underwater adventures.

Cenote Pit and Dos ojos the perfect combo.

Important information

  • Duration: 6 Hours
  • Daily Schedule: Pickup at 8:00am from Playa del Carmen
  • Prerequisite: Open Water Certification
  • Your last dive should be maximum one year ago


  • Transportation from a pickup point in Playa del Carmen Downtown
  • Entrance fee
  • Weights, Flashlight, Tanks
  • Snacks & Drinks | Lunch
Some cenotes charge a fee to introduce cameras