The Cave Diving Website


Johnny Richards

…to the Cave Diving Website. I maintain this site so that divers interested in underwater cave exploration can learn more about this exciting activity — and the training needed to do it as safely as possible. If you are interested in becoming a certified Cave Diver, check out my North Florida Cave and Technical Divers website. If you have any questions, feel free to contact me at

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Equipment Comparison

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The thing that immediately distinguishes recreational divers from cave divers is their equipment. Bear in mind, it takes a lot more than just highly specialized equipment to be a cave diver. Nevertheless, equipment is a significant part of what cave divers do. Find out more.

Cave Diving's Safety Rules


When divers use common sense and follow important safety rules, diving in overhead environments can be nearly as safe as diving in open water. However, when divers fail to follow these rules, the results are often tragic. Find out more.

LED Lights, HID to LED Conversions and Light Repair

Light technology for serious divers!  Retro-fit and upgrade your present dive light to cutting edge LED light technology.  For more information, visit our website at our website.

Gas Fills and Equipment Purchase and Rental

Amigos Dive Center
5472 Southwest Elim Church Road
Fort White, Florida 32038


Training Calendar

Interested in learning cave or technical diving? Now you can check instantly to see whether the dates you want are available. (Opens in new window.)


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What is cave diving? What are the risk factors involved? Why do you need special training? Answers to Frequently Asked Questions.


Where can you go cave diving? Get an introduction to 19 of the most popular cave diving sites in Florida and Mexico.


When is the best time of year for cave diving? Read about factors that may affect your decision about when to visit Florida or Mexico.


How do you cave dive? Read sample articles typical of the information covered during Cave Diver training.


Who can be a cave diver? Do you have what it takes? Are you qualified to begin training? Find out…