About us

A unique place in France where you will find ...

  • A cave diving school
  • A filling station
  • A basic dry suits repairs
  • A cave and scuba diving equipment shop.

The school

Located in the center of Quercy / Lot, the number one cave  diving destination in Europe (and the 3rd in the world), in our school you will be able to follow all types of training courses towards this fascinating world ... The Cave To Be is the only local all year round open cave diving school and  facility in France
Our school is exclusively dedicated to cave diving and that is the main professional activity of our instructors
Several hundred annual caves dives are carried out from the school (courses, guided dives, explorations )
We teach and dive according to TDI / IANTD / GUE training standards

See the different trainings

The filling station

Air, Nitrox and Trimix up to 320 bar
Oxygen up to 200 bar
Rental of all types of diving equipment

More about the filling station

The Shop

In our shop you will find a large range of gear!
Official Distributor SUEX , K01 and  Bonex
Dealer for Thor, Halcyon, OMS, XDeep, Shearwater, Santi, Bts, Tecline, Aqualung ...


Le Staff

Olivier Bertieaux "Oli"

Diving since 25 years through all the oceans of this planet!
Co-founder and co-owner of the biggest cave and technical diving center in Belgium AbyssPlongée and Owner of The Cave To Be (cave Diving School and filling station in Gramat / Lot)

 TDI, IANTD, CMAS, PADI Instructor with more than 4000 experience dives (including + - 1200 overhead dives)

Instructor Trainer IANTD

GUE Cave2 Tech 1

(see detailed CV)

Marc Aznar

Diving for more than 25 years and proffessionally since 1996 (Spain, Mexico, Egypt, Gozo, Belgium and France)

Instructor Tdi, Padi, Idréo

Trimix Diver Iantd and Tdi

GUE C1 and T1