Recorded Deep Dives Below 200m / 656ft
For which there is PROOF
Rank Depth ft/m Altitude above
Sea ft/m
Altitude Corrected
Depth ft/m
Year Name /Country Venue Type Equipment

1
722/220
633/193
738/225
1961
J. Hannes Keller / Switzerland
Lake Maggiore
Lake
open circuit
2
672/205
505/154
684/209
1982
J. Hasenmayer / Switzerland
Fontain de Vaucluse / France
Cave
open circuit
3
660/201
262/80
666/203
1987
S. Exley / USA
Mante / Mexico
Cave
open circuit
4
780/238
262/80
788/240
1988
S. Exley / USA
Mante / Mexico
Cave
open circuit
5
867/264
262/80
876/267
1989
S. Exley / USA
Mante / Mexico
Cave
open circuit
6
863/263
5086/1550
1035/315
1993
S. Exley / USA
Bushmansgat /
South Africa
Cave
open circuit
7
744/227
164/50
749/228
1993
J. Bowden / USA
Zacaton / Mexico
Sinkhole
open circuit
8
825/251
164/50
830/253
1993
J. Bowden / USA
Zacaton / Mexico
Sinkhole
open circuit
9
721/220
164/50
726/221
1993
S. Exley / USA
Zacaton / Mexico
Sinkhole
open circuit
10
663/202
0
N/A
1994
J. King / USA
Deanís Blue Hole / Bahamas
Sea
open circuit
11
754/230
5086/1550
904/276
1994
N. Gomes / South Africa
Bushmansgat /
South Africa
Cave
open circuit
12
826/252
5086/1550
991/302
1994
N. Gomes / South Africa
Bushmansgat /
South Africa
Cave
open circuit
13
925/281.9
164/50
931/284
1994
J. Bowden / USA
Zacaton / Mexico
Sinkhole
open circuit
14
696/212
0
N/A
1994
T. Kostas / Greece
Mediterranean
Sea
open circuit
15
927/282.6
5086/1550
1112/339
1996
N. Gomes / South Africa
Bushmansgat /
South Africa
Cave
open circuit
16
787/240
505/154
801/244
1997
P. Bernabe / France
Fontain de Vaucluse / France
Cave
open circuit
17
722/220
1476/450
760/232
1998
G. De Oliveira / Brazil
Mysterious Lagoon / Brazil
Sinkhole
open circuit
18
664/202.5
0
N/A
2000
B. Reymenants / Belgium
Blue Hole / Dahab
Red Sea
open circuit
19
692/211
0
N/A
2000
C. Serpieri / Italy
Mediterranean
Sea
open circuit
20
833/254
0
N/A
2001
J. Bennett / U.K.
Philippines
Sea
open circuit
21
787/240
0
N/A
2001
J. Hilbert / Germany
Red Sea
Sea
open circuit
22
1010/308
0
N/A
2001
J. Bennett / UK
Phillippines
Sea
open circuit
23
722/220
0
N/A
2002
L. Cunningham / UK
Red Sea
Sea
open circuit
24
682/208
0
N/A
2002
G. Dominik / Poland
Red Sea
Sea
open circuit
25
898/274
1476/450
946/289
2002
G.M de Oliveira / Brazil
Lagoa Azul / Brazil
Sinkhole
open circuit
26
737/224.5
0
N/A
2003
C. Ullmann, V. Clausen
& M. Fuhrmann / Germany
Red Sea
Sea
closed circuit
27
787/240
0
N/A
2003
L. Cunningham / UK
Red Sea
Sea
open circuit
28
720/219
5086/1550
863/263
2003
D. Shaw / Australia
Bushmansgat/
South Africa
Cave
closed circuit
29
890/271
0
N/A
2004
N. Gomes / South Africa
Red Sea / Dahab
Sea
open circuit
30
725/221
5086/1550
870/265
2004
V. van Schaik / South Africa
Bushmansgat/
South Africa
Cave
open circuit
31
888/270
5086/1550
1065/324
2004
D. Shaw / Australia
Bushmansgat /
South Africa
Cave
closed circuit
32
792/241.5
5086/1550
950/290
2005
D. Shirley / UK
Bushmansgat /
South Africa
Cave
closed circuit
33
1044/318.25
0
N/A
2005
N. Gomes/ South Africa
Red Sea/Dahab
Sea
open circuit
34
873/266
0
N/A
2005
P. Bernabe / France
Mediterranean
Sea
open circuit / closed circuit
35
696/212
0
N/A
2005
G. Dominik / Poland
Red Sea / Ras Muhammad
Sea
closed circuit
36
673/205
0
N/A
2006
M. Andrews / L. Cunningham / UK
Red Sea
Sea / Wreck
open circuit
37
689/210
0
N/A
2006
G. Dominik / Poland
Red Sea
Sea / Wreck
closed circuit
38
686/209
0
N/A
2005
T. Omar / Egypt
Blue Hole
Sea
open circuit
39
722/220
0
N/A
2006
M. Khattam / Lebanon
Mediterranean
Sea
open circuit
40
784/239
328/100
793/242
2007
B. Reymenannts / Belgium
Sra Keow
Cave
open circuit
41
758/231
0
N/A
2007
Jurek Blaszczyk / Poland
Bells/Egypt
Sea
open circuit
42
696/212
0
N/A
2005
Andrey Chistyakov / Russia
El Bells/Dahab
Sea
open circuit
43
728/222
0
N/A
2006
Andrey Chistyakov / Russia
El Bells/Dahab
Sea
open circuit
44
794/242
0
N/A
2006
Andrey Chistyakov / Russia
El Bells/Dahab
Sea
open circuit
45
774/236
633/193
790/241
2008
A. Scuotto (Italy),
P. van der Horst (Netherlands),
M. Marconi (Italy)
Lake Maggiore/Italy
Lake / Wreck
Closed Circuit,
Open Circuit,
Diving Bell (21m - 0m)
46
682/208
0
N/A
2009
Paul Raymaekers (Belgium),
Marco Reis (Brasil),
Pim van der Horst (Netherlands)
Safaga (Egypt)
Sea
Closed Circuit