We use submersible cages to descend down 10 - 12 metres and the difference in the experience is phenomenal. The sharks are already there!
Mexico, North America, is bordered on the north by the United States of America; on the south and west by the Pacific Ocean; on the southeast by Guatemala, Belize, and the Caribbean Sea; and on the east by the Gulf of Mexico. Covering almost two million square kilometres, Mexico is the fifth largest country in the Americas by total area. With an estimated population of over 113 million, it is the world's eleventh most populous country and the most populous Spanish-speaking country.
There are few better places on earth to explore underwater life than Mexico's lagoons, coastal waters and rivers. It's difficult to imagine just how rich in natural beauty these waters are until you get under the surface. For pros, diving in Mexico is paradise. if you're a beginner, rest assured you can arrive at just about any diving center in Mexico to train and gain certification under internationally recognized PADI standards.
Scuba diving in Mexico is as varied as it gets. Steep walls and drifts dives give way to a second dive on shallow scenic reefs. Eagle rays, turtles, nurse sharks and even whalesharks (Jun-Sep) can all be found on the reef, amid schools of smaller reef inhabitants. Look closely for arrow crabs and spiny lobster.
Jacques Cousteau famously called the Sea of Cortez the aquarium of the world. Honouring its name, the wide variety of marine life there has drawn researchers, and those who simply want to marvel, from all over the world.