Xrobb l-Ghagin

Location of Site:
On the east side of Malta

Type of Dive: Shore Dive

Conditions: Sheltered

Average Depth: 10 metres
Maximum Depth: 12 metres Certification Required:
BSAC Ocean Diver, PADI Open Water or equivalent.

The Dive: Entry into the water is into 1 – 6 metres depth on the south western side. The bay North East of Xrobb l-Ghagin has a reef which is characterized by a sharp drop to 12 metres. On the southern tip a weed covered rocky slope drops to 10 metres. Otherwise the bottom is sandy with seaweed patches, gradually dropping in a south easterly direction. On the south western side of the peninsula in an approximate distance of 50 metres from the small bay a small island is located which is surrounded by 3 – 6 metres deep water.