diving offers rich life, with its rocks and pinacles it's possible
to find a large variety of species making it an ideal situation
for diving. There are many interesting places to dive in Acapulco
such as sunken ships, walls, sea mountains, Roqueta Island (shallow
& calm dives), caves (rock formations) and much more. There
are also sandy and rocky bottoms with small coral formations,
sea fans, barnacles, gorgonians, sea stars, trumpet fishes,
jacks, mackerel just to name a few.
average water temperature is approximately 24ºC
The visibility changes from one day to another
because of the water currents, the average visibility is from
18 to 38feet/5-16 meters.
of the interesting places to dive are:
Island which is popular with divers looking for a shallow
dive and transparent waters rich in marine life. However it's
not only for novices because for experienced divers there is
the possibility of diving in the caves. On the shores of Roqueta
Island you can explore the "Virgen Sumergida" (an
and Caletilla are two traditional beaches of
Acapulco recommended for those who are beginning to dive and
snorkelers as the good water conditions give excellent visibility.
Marqués is recommended for novice diving as
it's shallow and the fauna is abundant.
will give you the possibility to experienced divers to explore
the wreck of the the Rio de la Plata" which was sunk in
famous attraction worth seeing you're in acapulco is The Quebrada
Cliff Divers. This is the most popular attraction in
Acapulco. From a towering cliff high above the city, divers
plunge 130 feet/37 meters into shallow waters several times
a day. The show often varies, for example they may carry torches,
dive in pairs, or perform stunts on the way down.