Best Diving in Mexico

Looking for the best diving in Mexico? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Mexico. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the incredible Outbound community.

  • Hike to the Cascada Sol de Mayo Waterfall

    Cascada Sol De Mayo can be found just beyond the village of Santiago off Highway 1, the main road between La Paz and San Jose Del Cabo. After turning off Highway 1 towards Santiago, simply follow the signs for the "Waterfalls", Cascada Sol De Mayo...

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  • Swim with Sea Turtles in Akumal

    Just 25km north of Tulum and 39km south of Playa del Carmen lies Akumal Bay. Despite its proximity to the big vacation destinations and massive resorts, Akumal remains relatively quiet. There are several ways to get there, the easiest being by ren...

  • Swim in Cenote Calavera

    While there is not much development to the cenote beyond an entrance booth and a short tiled path leading to the cenote, it's a great visit for the more adventurous crowd. Cenote Calavera consists of three holes that visitors can jump into: the la...

  • Swim in Cenote Angelita

    The cenote is in a limestone depression, with the stone walls surrounding the water. There is a ledge to jump from, and a deck at water level to climb in from. The cenote is a popular spot for divers because of the water's clarity and depth stretc...

  • Camp at El Saltito

    Most visitors to La Paz (understandably) head to the incomparable Playa Balandra, but if you are looking for solitude, El Saltito is just a few minutes away and features incredible snorkeling, a massive forest cardon, and a fantastic sunrise view....

  • Swim Cenote Tajma-Ha

    This cenote is popular with divers, owing to its access to a complex underground cave system reaching a depth of about 15 meters, entering into multiple rooms. While popular amongst divers, swimmers will likely find no one else on the water's surf...

  • Swim in Cenote Car Wash

    Cenote Car Wash, known locally as Cenote Aktun-Ha, received its name for a time when area cab drivers would park adjacent to the pool to wash their cars. Those times are past, and the cenote today remains under the ownership of a friendly family. ...

  • Relax at Playa el Arbolito

    If you want to enjoy a great beach and experience some excellent snorkeling, head a few miles down the dirt road south from Cabo Pulmo to Playa Arbolitos. A small entrance fee allows you to use their rustic bathroom and showers. They rent kayaks a...

  • Swim in Gran Cenote

    The water is cool and beautifully clear in blue tones and remains around 20˚C, and the cave system supports fish and freshwater turtles which lucky swimmers may get have the opportunity to see. This is one cenote where it is worth bringing or rent...