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What's this I hear about cenote diving? #77040
12/11/03 02:42 PM
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I've heard that Protech is purporting to offer cenote diving. Is that accurate info?


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Re: What's this I hear about cenote diving? #77041
12/11/03 02:54 PM
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yes...bring plenty of cenotes and they'll take you diving....

Re: What's this I hear about cenote diving? #77042
12/11/03 03:01 PM
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The Blue Hole is just an underwater cenote, so any dive shop that goes to the Blue Hole does cenote diving.

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Re: What's this I hear about cenote diving? #77043
12/11/03 03:16 PM
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yeah, cave diving is pretty exilarating until you kick up silt, and the flow envelops you in it, and can't see jack shit.


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Re: What's this I hear about cenote diving? #77044
12/11/03 07:53 PM
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Sharks Cave between South Water Caye and Tobacco Caye, it's great. Requires special certification. Lots of cenote diving and snorkeling along the Yucatan coast from Cancun down to Tulum.


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Re: What's this I hear about cenote diving? #77045
12/12/03 05:29 AM
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Thanks, yes, I'm reasonably well acquainted with the cenote diving in Mexico.

I'm asking if there REALLY is any cenote diving in BELIZE.

Hey, Gaz? Hey, Protek, whassup?!


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Re: What's this I hear about cenote diving? #77046
12/12/03 09:33 AM
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Hey Seashell

I am not aware of any cenotes with the exception of the mainland Blue Hole, I did take a well known cave diver to dive a cave system around the basil jones area a few years ago but that certianly was not a cenote it was just big enough for him to crawl through.

I am sure Protech will eventually comment on this questions also.

Gaz



Re: What's this I hear about cenote diving? #77047
12/12/03 11:46 AM
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Gaz is quite right. We will comment when we have something to say. At present we're in the research stage. But yes, if it's possible and attractive we will offer cave diving (are cenotes just caves in Spanish or are they special types of caves?).

Re: What's this I hear about cenote diving? #77048
12/12/03 12:15 PM
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A cenote is an underground pool in a cave in which the ceiling has collapsed; that is, a fresh water cenote. Cave in Spanish is cueva.

Re: What's this I hear about cenote diving? #77049
12/12/03 03:04 PM
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Thank you, Gaz. Thank you Protek. Then the answer to my question is that your are *not* offering cenote dives and that my friend is being fed a load of bunk.


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