BLUE HOLE DIVE CERTIFICATION WEEKEND


Are you scheduled to do your dives with us at the Blue Hole in New Mexico? Below is every detail you will need to make your weekend fun and successful!

 

  • Where is it located?
    The Blue Hole is located in Santa Rosa, New Mexico and there are several routes to take.

Easy Route -

To reach the Blue Hole, take I-25 south past Las Vegas, New Mexico. Approximately 5 miles south of Las Vegas exit on Highway 84 south to Interstate 40. Go east on I-40 to Santa Rosa. It takes approximately 6 to 6 1/2 hours from Denver, depending on weather conditions and number of stops made.

 

  • What time do I need to be there?
    Divers need to be in the parking lot of the Blue Hole at 8:00 am.

 

  • How long is each dive day?
    Please plan on being at the Blue Hole each day from 8:00 am until 3:00 pm (approx.). Usually the dive days are done before this, but each group is a little different and timing is based on the group.

 

  • How much is the Entrance Fee?
    As of January 2018, the weekly permit fee is $20. Please note, this is per person.

 

  • What should I bring?
    We recommend bringing the following:
    - All SCUBA gear (either owned or rented), consisting of a regulator, BCD, wetsuit, weights & belt, tanks, mask, fins and snorkel
    - Log book
    - Sunscreen/Bug spray
    - Clothes for inclement weather (of course we hope for sunny days, but weather happens).
    - Water
    - Snacks/Lunch
    - Swimsuit/Towel

CLICK HERE for a printable version of the Blue Hole Open Water certification weekend itinerary.