Mexico Flooded Caves

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Dive into a network of unexplored caves under the Yucatan Peninsula with Steve Backshall. After trekking through kilometers of scorpion-infested Mexican jungle to reach the caves, he faces the terror of being lost in an underwater silt cloud.

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Mexico – Flooded Caves

Dive into a network of unexplored caves under the Yucatan Peninsula with Steve Backshall. After trekking through kilometers of scorpion-infested Mexican jungle to reach the caves, he faces the terror of being lost in an underwater silt cloud.

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Mexico – Flooded Caves
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Mexico – Flooded Caves
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Dive into a network of unexplored caves under the Yucatan Peninsula with Steve Backshall. After trekking through kilometer
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Discovering a Cenote
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Discovering a Cenote
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Aldo and Steve trek through the jungle and come across a cenote. Cenotes are believed by the Maya to be portals into an un
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Preparing for the First Cave Dive
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Preparing for the First Cave Dive
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Steve prepares for his first training dive and tests out his equipment with the help of expert divers Robbie Schmittner an
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Scuba Diving in an Unexplored Cave
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Scuba Diving in an Unexplored Cave
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Steve joins expert underwater cave explorer Robbie Schmittner for his first dive in a cave that has yet to be explored. Ro
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Steve’s Training Dive
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Steve’s Training Dive
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Cave diver Bernadette Carrion van Rijn takes Steve on a training dive. They explore a cave known for disorienting even the
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Episode 4 Preview | Mexico – Flooded Caves
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Behind the Scenes: the Flooded Caves Expedition

Image of Steve Backshall looking out from a helicopter.
Steve looking out into the distance from a helicopter in Mexico. | Credit: James Brickell/True to Nature Ltd.
Image of Steve Backshall abseiling down into a cenote.
Steve abseiling down into a cenote. | Credit: Katy Fraser/True to Nature Ltd.
Image of Steve Backshall swimming through an underwater cave.
Steve swimming through a cenote in diving gear. | Credit: Gabriel Gasca/True to Nature Ltd.
Image of Steve Backshall and Aldo Kane cooking a meal in the jungle.
Steve and Aldo cooking a meal at the camp they set up in the jungle. | Credit: James Brickell/True to Nature Ltd.
Image of Steve Backshall abseiling into a cenote.
Steve abseiling down into a cenote. | Credit: Mark Sharman/True to Nature Ltd.
Image of Steve Backshall being pulled up from a cenote.
Steve being pulled up from a cenote. | Credit: Mark Sharman/True to Nature Ltd.
Image of Steve Backshall in a helicopter overlooking Mexico.
Steve looking into the distance from a helicopter over Mexico. | Credit: James Brickell/True to Nature Ltd.
Image of the Expedition crew preparing for a dive.
The Expedition crew preparing for a dive. | Credit: James Brickell/True to Nature Ltd