Florida Cave Guiding & Travel Packages

Florida Cave Guiding & Optional Travel Packages

Guiding & Travel Package Services

Lovely low-flow Peacock offers many different dives

Lovely low-flow Peacock offers many different dives

We can help you experience Florida caves for the first time or improve your diving in high flow caves and “reading the cave.” Florida features both high and low flow caves. For those who are return visitors to Florida cave diving, we can help them venture away from High Springs to experience both low and high flow caves in Tallahassee or Marianna, access a guide-required site, find the off-the-beaten path sink or spring, plan the best routes, and point out the coolest features. Our guiding ranges from single day services, helping your team plan your self guided trip including lodging and places for good eats, or even coordinating an entire Florida cave diving holiday including airport transfers, transportation, guiding, tanks and scooter rental, and lodging. Whether you want a little local advice, or a complete guided tour package with travel arrangements/transport, or something in between, we will customize each experience to your needs.

Book your dive or trip today, email us.

Types/Location of Dives

  • Cave 1 dives through complex multi-scooter dives, as appropriate for guidee experience
  • One-on-one guiding
  • Team guiding
  • Logistics/briefings for friends comprising multiple teams
  • High Springs caves, including some off-the-beat path gems
  • Tallahassee caves, deep and shallow, including public-but-hard-to-find-access to the Wakulla-Leon System, and the beautiful and guide-required Indian Springs (featured in the opening and closing sequences of this video)
  • Marianna (Mill Pond) caves, both day and overnight trips
  • Knowledge of current conditions and Plan B ideas
  • Upon request, Fundies-level skill (propulsion, body position, pacing) coaching and feedback, verbal or video.

Logistics and Travel Services (optional)

  • Transportation: local only or including airport transfer
  • Rental scooters for appropriately trained/experienced guidees
  • Tank rental
  • Lodging booking: hotel and private home
  • Other travel info: restaurants, dive shop directions, topside activities

Guiding Ideal For

  • New to Florida cave diving
  • New to high flow
  • Post-Cave 1 or post-Cave 2 experience dives
  • Pre-Cave 2 prep dives with focus on further refinement of your Fundamental skill set
  • Building experience post-Cave DPV
  • Experienced Cave 2 divers wanting to see something special

Mer’s Cave Guiding Credentials

  • Full-time dive professional
  • GUE Instructor: Fundamentals, all GUE Recreational Classes, GUE Recreational Instructor Trainer, GUE Cave 1, GUE Tech 1, GUE Cave 2 Candidate
  • Certified Professional Cave Guide through NAUI and appropriately insured
  • NSS-CDS Cave Mentor (Cave Supervisor)
  • More than 15 years in the GUE cave diving community
  • GUE Cave 2/Tech 2+/CCR Diver
  • Over 1400+ cave dives
  • Experience with cave dives involving multiple DPVs
  • Indian Springs Guide (1 of 15)
  • Cathedral Canyons Guide
  • Extensive Florida cave diving experience since 2006
  • A decade based in Florida
  • Active WKPP or KUR diver since 2010
  • Guidee testimonials here and references upon request
  • A bit of a geek, enjoys bad puns

How to Start

To learn more about guided or buddy dives, email us with the following info:

  • Where you’d like to dive
  • Types of things you like to see and pace you like to go
  • Level of dive(s) you’d like to do
  • Your dive history, recent experience, and current certification level(s)
  • Approximate schedule availability (e.g. weekdays vs weekend, specific date range)

Packages are customized to each diver’s or team’s unique goals, experience, and availability. All dives are done within your current certification limits. Initial email consultation is complimentary. Wet Rocks Diving is a team of professionals with a variety of background and experiences. If your needs do not match our availability or expertise, we will connect you with the appropriate dive professional.

Indian Springs is one of the best dives in Florida

Indian Springs is one of the best dives in Florida

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