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Cenote Location - Go exactly three kilometers south of Puerto Aventuras on Highway 307 or 13.0 kilometers north of the Akumal C.D. entrance. Take dirt road going west up over hill past the power lines 1 kilometer. Sign in at gate through local dive/snorkel businesses. Drive one kilometer to parking area...OR..enter Sistema PonDeRosa at the Kantun Chi road entrance 300 Meters north of PonDeRosa road entrance. Follow it back to property office, pay dive site fee. Enter at Cenote Kantun Chi , Cenote Zacil, Uchil Ha or Sask Leem Ha. You can enter Sistema PonDeRosa at Cenote Azul or Cenote Cristalino. You can enter Sistema PonDeRosa at Cenote Chickin Ha

Accessibility - EASY, Wide cement steps and platform leading from parking area down to the water. Well maintained foot paths around the cenote and surrounding property. Public toilets available

Cave Description - Both freshwater and saltwater zones with halocline beginning at 33 feet (10 meters). Vivid displays of fresh water drainage. Saltwater areas are typical examples of erosion while fresh water areas show calcium carbonate formations

Best Dives - The River Run Circuit, Upstream to Cenote Chickin Ha, To The Chapel Room, To Cenote Azul
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Latitude: 20.491738
Longitude: -87.258246
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Maximum Depth: 55'
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   Chikin Ha True True True 11/25/2007 0.5
   The Pich True False False 11.9