Diving in Europe

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    2 Anchors 2 Anchors, Portugal

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    Don Pedro Ibiza, Spain

    The Don Pedro was a roll-on/roll-off boat which, in the summer of 2007, hit underwater rocks off the islet of the 'Dado pequen?o' near Ibiza harbour, and ended up on the sea floor, up to 45 metres below the surface in this area. It has since acquired a reputation as one of Europe's finest shipwrecks…
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    Martinhal Islands Algarve, Portugal

    "Explosion of the marine life", this dive site impresses of its variety of underwater flora and fauna. Maybe privileged by new laws of the natural park, or simply based on the unique geographical situation of the island formation.The island group, also breeding grounds of various Seabirds, consists…
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    Condesito Shipwreck Tenerife, Spain

    Advanced divers cos of the currents. Great marine life: Dolphins, barracudas, jacks, lobsters, angel sharks...
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    Ses Margalides Ibiza, Spain

    Ses Margalides are two small islets on Ibiza's northern coast beyond Cap Negret, if you're sailing from Sant Antoni, the nearest harbour. The only way to reach them is by boat, which provides an opportunity to see magnificent cliffs and explore hidden coves along the way.The larger Margalides islet,…

    Castillo Moncada Algarve, Portugal

    Originally under the Greek flag, the freighter named "Lena" was torpedoed by a U-boat during the Spanish Civil War in 1938, and dragged over to the port of Barcelona. Inside the port in 1939, bombed from the air and sunken, it was repaired, baptized to the name "Castillo Moncada" and taken into…

    Castillo Moncada Algarve, Portugal

    Originally under the Greek flag, the freighter named "Lena" was torpedoed by a U-boat during the Spanish Civil War in 1938, and dragged over to the port of Barcelona. Inside the port in 1939, bombed from the air and sunken, it was repaired, baptized to the name "Castillo Moncada" and taken into…
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    Nordsoen Algarve, Portugal

    The Danish steam ship with a cargo of herring in barrels was sunk during the first World War by the German submarine U35. The ship, in flames, got stucked with part of the hull above the waterline close to the cliff. For that reason at a later date the ship was blown up with charges of dynamite into…

    El Tofiño Corralejo, Spain

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    U1277 Porto north, Portugal

    The U1277 was built in the Bremer Vulcan shipyard in Bremen - Vegesack, commissioned on the 3rd May 1944 and launched May 18th of the same year. Her command was delivered to Captain-Lieutenant Peter-Ehrenreich Stever.She belongs to VIIC class and was, originally, 67m (221ft) long, 6.20m (20ft) high…

    Trykkerdammen Sjaelland, Denmark

    Temple hall Lanzarote, Spain

    T-Reef Madeira, Portugal

    T-Reef is a divespot with 2 huge pyramide shaped rocks in viewing distance from eachother. Guess why it's called T-Reef. ;-)You'll see murray eels, barracudas, sometimes groupers but best of all: schools of grey trigger fish. Hundreds of them swimming in open water. Pretty cool sight. But take care…
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    Ghar Lapsi Valletta, Malta

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    La Bota d'es Vedra Ibiza, Spain

    La Bota d'es Vedra is a submarine peak roughly 1 mile NW of Es Vedra, which rises from more than 50 metres below the surface to just a few centimetres under the water, swirling waves being the only thing to betray its presence. Because of its distance from the coastline, the area provides a good…

    Pro dykk Pro dykk, Norway

    Munkholmbroen Sjaelland, Denmark

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    Calheta do Lagador Terceirense, Azores

    Calheta do Lagador is a place that belongs to the village of Biscoitos, a former whaling village which is situated on the north coast of Terceira. It is a combination of the amazing underwater topography plus sea life that makes Calheta do Lagador a favorite.This is one of the most well-known areas…
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    Gruta do Ilheu das Cabras Terceirense, Azores

    The famous Gruta do Ilheu das Cabras is situated in the northern slope of the western islet, at about 0,3 nautical miles from the southern coast of the island of Terceira. This cave is also known as Gruta dos Ratoes (Stingray Cave) as it is almost certain to see them inside.The whole dive may be…
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    Anchor Cemetery Terceirense, Azores

    Since the 15th century, Angra Bay was one of the main support harbors for the ships that linked Europe to America and to India. Until the 20th century, more than 30 different types of anchors were “left” behind due to storms and anchor errors.The Anchor Graveyard occupies an area of 500 meters…
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    Arraia Reef Terceirense, Azores

    Arraia Reef is located in a bay (Silveria swimming zone) sheltered from the wind and currents by Monte Brasil, the volcano of Angra do Heroismo. This dive site is a mix between a shallow rocky bottom where fish and other organisms shelter, feed and mate as well as a large sandy area that gets…
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    Cinco Ribeiras Terceirense, Azores

    Cinco Rebeiras is a village situated on the south-western coast of the island of Terceira. The surrounding coast is constituted by lava flows that originated lava arches and lava tubes. The particular morphology of this area enabled the formation of one of the most famous underwater caves of…

    Lidador Shipwreck Terceirense, Azores

    The Lidador is a British steamboat that is part of the Archaeological Subaquatic Park of Angra do Heroismo Bay, on the south side of Terceria. This 78,67 meter long steamboat was built in London in 1873 and sailed the shipping lane connecting Portugal to Brazil. It made regular stops in the Azorean…

    Charco del Palo The North, Spain

    Nice spot at the north of Lanzarote.

    Los Cristianos Tenerife, Spain

    We access that dive site from the shore. Really easy for beginners and lots of animals to see
    Underwater sunken ancient city Tomis, present Constanta (Romania).

    Maona Rossa Primorska, Slovenia

    WWII wreck, 34 m lenght, interesting marine life,

    MFP F948 Primorska, Slovenia

    The wreck MFP F948 (German WWII landing craft) is submerged in the sea about a mile and a half from Cape Madonna in Piran. It lies at a depth of 24 meters, with the deck facing down and the right edge recessed in the mud. The hull overall length is over 47 meters and the width of about 6 meters.

    MFP F948 Primorska, Slovenia

    The wreck MFP F948 (German WWII landing craft) is submerged in the sea about a mile and a half from Cape Madonna in Piran. It lies at a depth of 24 meters, with the deck facing down and the right edge recessed in the mud. The hull overall length is over 47 meters and the width of about 6 meters.

    SECCA DI LEVANTE- Milazzo (ME) Parete delle gorgonie, Italy

    Diving in the blue up to the depth of about 20 meters. You will find beautiful scenery, the top part of the shoal? has many cracks, spiders and interesting caves. Here you will meet groupers, breams, yellowtails, lobsters and large moray eels. Of particular beauty and charm it is the dive into a…

    Secca Gonzatti (Gonzatti… Portofino Marine Park, Italy

    On its northern side a large plateauconnects the shoal to the main wall. Mulletand goldline are common encounters onthis bottom. The southern slope is a deepand vertical wall bearing a small terracecovered by Posidonia oceanica atapproximately 25 m depth.

    Targa Gonzatti (Gonzatti Tag) Portofino Marine Park, Italy

    goldline, breams, moray eels and octopuses arecommon in this site. Along the slope, large rockscovered by encrusting species , nudibranchesdominating the landscape. At deeper levels redsea fans (Paramuricea clavata) are present.

    Scoglio del Raviolo (Raviolo… Portofino Marine Park, Italy

    It’s a vertical wall covered by yellow gorgonians(Eunicella cavolini) down to a 15 m depth, thenbecoming a more gentle slope with scatteredrocks harbouring red gorgonians (Paramuriceaclavata). A few caves carpeted with Astroidescalycularis, sponges and tube worms can be seen.

    Testa del Leone (Lion’s… Portofino Marine Park, Italy

    At a 9m depth a large horizontal fracture opens in thewall from which spring water flows to the sea. Deeperthan 30 m, large rocks and holes are perfect andinteresting refuges for congers, forkbeard andgroupers.

    Scoglio del Diamante (Diamond… Portofino Marine Park, Italy

    Large rocks between 30 and 40 m depth create alandscape of small caves and tight passages. Large redgorgonians (Paramuricea clavata) are dominating,while groupers and forkbeard hide in the holes.

    Scoglio dell’Altare (Altar… Portofino Marine Park, Italy

    Below the slope around 30 m depth a sharpvertical canyon opens like the bed of a river.Here, the richest population of the precious redcoral (Corallium rubrum) in the Marine Parkcarpets the walls. Red and yellow gorgonians(Paramuricea clavata and Eunicella cavolinii) arealso present.
    The slope is mainly characterised by scattered stones and rocks covered with algae. Rocksare populated by yellow gorgonians (Eunicella cavolinii), while close to the bottom arecolourful mullets, moray eels and small fishes like wrasses and gobies.

    Casa del Sindaco (Mayor’s… Portofino Marine Park, Italy

    A dive site for experienced divers, with a suggested average depth around 30 m. Hereyou’ll meet a canyon paved in clear sand, some shark’s eggs and, at 50 m depth, the falseblack coral (Gerardia savaglia): a true rarity for the Promontory.

    Las Coloradas Playa Blanca, Spain

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    Cotobro beach (Left) Granada, Spain

    Location Located in the shallow Roqueo forming the small cliff that borders the right end portion of the beach Cotobro in Almunecar. Easy access as it is located in an urban area with a dive center 5 meters (Scubasur) is its berth. Description The dive is very simple and shallow but surprisingly…