Billinghurst Cave (L-Ghar il-Kbir)

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Location of Site: To the west of Reqqa Point into the indented corner of the shoreline Type of Dive: Shore dive Condition: Can be done only by experienced divers in flat calm conditions Average Depth: 30 metres Maximum Depth: 35 metres Certification Required: BSAC Sports Diver, PADI Advanced Open Water or equivalent The Dive: This could be […]

Blat Ta’ Bologna

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Location of Site: South Coast of Gozo, between Ras In-Newwiela and Mgarr Ix-Xini Type of Dive: Boat Dive Conditions: Sheltered but there can be surge from the south east Average Depth: 25-30 metres Maximum Depth: beyond 50m Certification Required: BSAC Sports Diver, PADI Advanced Open Water or equivalent The Dive: This is a nice dive with a wall and […]

Crocodile Rock

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Location of Site: Between Dwejra Pont and Fungus rock lies this crocodile shaped rock Type of Dive: By boat Condition:  Along the outer wall it can be choppy, with surge and slight currents Average Depth: 35 metres Maximum Depth: 45 metres Certification Required: BSAC Sports Diver, PADI Advanced Open Water or equivalent The Dive: This dive is preferred […]

Dawra Tas-Sanap

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Location of Site: Dawra Tas-Sanap Type of Dive: By Boat Condition: With a northerly or north east wind it is diveable. You can also dive it when you have light north west wind because the inlet shelters the site Average Depth: 20 metres Maximum Depth: 45 metres Certification Required: BSAC Sports Diver, PADI Advanced Open Water or equivalent […]

Double Arches (Marsalforn Reef)

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Location of Site:  80m north of Xwieni Bay directly out from the headland, about 200m offshore Type of Dive:  Best by boat but can be reached by a very long snorkel swim Condition: Best when it is flat calm as can be blown out with easterly winds Average Depth: 30 metres Maximum Depth: 52 metres Certification Required:  […]

Dwejra Point (The Blue Hole)

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Location of Site: At the bottom of Dwejra Point in front of where the Azure Window once stood until it fell down on March 8, 2018. Type of Dive: Reachable by a fairly difficult walk over limestone, leading you down to the shore. Condition: The hole is sheltered as it is protected by a fringe of rock Average […]

Fessej Rock (Black Rock)

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Location of Site: Offshore Mgarr Ix – Xini along the south shore near Mgarr harbour Type of Dive: By boat Condition: Exposed to current and surge. This dive is ideal in a North Westerly wind. Average Depth: 30 metres Maximum Depth: 50 metres Certification Required:  BSAC Sports Diver, PADI Advanced Open Water or equivalent The Dive: This is […]

Fungus Rock

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Location of Site: At the entrance of Dwejra Bay Type of Dive: By boat Condition: Along the outer wall it can be choppy, with surge and slight currents, but is sheltered on the inside Average Depth: 30 metres Maximum Depth: Beyond 60 metres Certification Required: BSAC Sports Diver, PADI Advanced Open Water or equivalent The Dive: The Fungus […]

Inland Sea (Dwejra)

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Location of Site: Head to the small enclosed bay at Dwejra Type of Dive: From the shore swim out on the surface then drop down on the left to avoid the constant boat traffic Condition: Only done when water is crystal clear and even should be avoided after it has  rained heavily. Average Depth: 18 metres […]

Mgarr Ix Xini

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Location of Site: Around the private beach of Ta’ Cenc Hotel Type of Dive:  Shore dive Condition: Very easy dive and popular with swimmers Average Depth: 6 metres Maximum Depth: 14 metres Certification Required: BSAC Ocean Diver, PADI Open Water or equivalent. The Dive:  This is a shore dive, which is one of just a few that […]

Ras Il-Hobz

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Location of Site:  East of Fessej Rock into the indented corner of the shoreline Type of Dive: Boat or Shore Condition: Can be done only by experienced divers in flat calm conditions Average Depth: 30 metres Maximum Depth: 50 metres + Certification Required:  BSAC Sports Diver, PADI Advanced Open Water or equivalent The Dive: Ras IL-Hobz is a […]

Ras In-Newwiela

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Location of Site: East of Ta’ Cenc Cliffs Type of Dive: Boat Dive Conditions: Sheltered but there can be surge from the south east Average Depth: 25 metres Maximum Depth: beyond 40m Certification Required: BSAC Sports Diver, PADI Advanced Open Water or equivalent The Dive: This is a steep drop-off and wall with some areas covered in big boulders, […]

Reqqa Point

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Location of Site: Most northerly point of Gozo where there is a small curved spur jotting out into the sea Type of Dive: Shore dive Condition: It is very popular with fisherman and is difficult to enter and exit when sea is choppy Average Depth: 25 metres Maximum Depth: Beyond 70 metres Certification Required:  BSAC Sports Diver, PADI […]

San Dimitri Point

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Location of Site: Just south of San Dimitri Point, the most westerly point on Gozo. Type of Dive: By Boat Condition: Can be difficult with surface chop and current; only dived in calm waters and an easterly wind Average Depth: 25 metres Maximum Depth: beyond 60 metres Certification Required: BSAC Sports Diver, PADI Advanced Open Water or equivalent […]

Ta’ Cenc

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Location of Site: Near Mgarr Ix- Xini Type of Dive: Boat Dive Conditions:  Sheltered from the North West wind. Average Depth: 25 metres Maximum Depth: 37+ metres Certification Required:  BSAC Sports Diver, PADI Advanced Open Water or equivalent The Dive:  This is a wall dive. The boat berths close to the canyon which leads to Mgarr Ix-Xini. On […]

The Blue Dome (Ghasri Valley, Cathedral Cave)

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Location of Site: Between Forna Point and Reqqa Point Type of Dive: Best by boat but can be done on shore requiring an arduous climb, over rocks and steps Condition: Sheltered inlet Average Depth: 12 metres in the cave and 30 metres outside Maximum Depth: 30 metres Certification Required: BSAC Sports Diver, PADI Advanced Open Water or equivalent […]

The Quarry (Qala)

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Location of Site: East point of Gozo Type of Dive: Boat dive Condition: Dependent on the northwest wind Average Depth: 15 metres Maximum Depth: 35 metres Certification Required: BSAC Sports Diver, PADI Advanced Open Water or equivalent The Dive:  This sunken reef is adaptable to any level of diver training. Starting at 6m , it gradually slopes down […]

Wied il-Mielah

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Location of Site: West of Cathedral Cave Type of Dive: Boat or Shore Condition: Exposed to all winds from North West to North East Average Depth: 30 metres Maximum Depth: 50+ metres Certification Required: BSAC Sports Diver, PADI Advanced Open Water or equivalent The Dive: A reef about 12m deep and about 30m long extends west (WNW) […]

Xatt L-Ahmar

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Location of Site: Southwest of Mgarr, sheltered by Mellieha Point Type of Dive: From the shore over farming land with an easy walk down Condition: Sheltered with little current Average Depth: 9 metres Maximum Depth: 30 metres Certification Required:  BSAC Sports Diver, PADI Advanced Open Water or equivalent The Dive: This is a small reddish bay at the […]

Xlendi Cave and Reef

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Location of Site:  The northern corner of Xlendi Bay through the headland Type of Dive: Shore dive Condition: Sheltered but busy with boat traffic Average Depth: 6 metres Maximum Depth: 25 metres Certification Required: BSAC Ocean Diver, PADI Open Water or equivalent. The Dive: This can be done either as a shore dive or as a boat dive. […]