Dive Sites in Malta

Below you will find a list of just some of the available dive sites, together with a breif description, each with something different but equally interesting to offer. To view more detailed information about them, please select the name of the dive site.

 

Malta Dive Sites

The Tugboat Rozi (wreck)

Wreck of a 40 metre long harbour tug which was deliberately sunk in 1991 as an extra addition for the operators of a glass-bottomed boat. Reef with an abundance of marine life. A few are Barracuda, Damselfish, Groupers, Moray eel, Octopus, Seabream and Wrasses.

 

The P29

The Brand new wreck was sunk late 2007, in the same location as the Rozi, we are now beginning to see life making this a home, the wreck has plenty of opportunities for penetration if suitable qualified.

Um El Faroud (wreck)

Wreck dive, 110 metre long tanker sank after and explosion killed 8 people on board. Now in sits in two bits and has all doors and windows removed for easy access.

Marine life that have been seen on this dive are Barracudas, Tuna, Wrasse, Damselfish, Mullet, Seabream, Octopus, John Dory, Moray eel and Mackrel.

Cirkewwa

Reef dive, rocky through-ways.

Marine life that have been seen on this dive are Barracudas, Tuna, Wrasse, Damselfish, Mullet, Seabream, Octopus, Moray eel and Mackrel.

HMS Maori (wreck)

HMS Maori is probably Malta’s most famous wreck, although she is far from the best dive in Malta, a visit to this ship is a significant brush with the island’s history.

There are plenty of different species of fish and other creatures amongst the wreckage, there is also a lot of wreckage to inspect and enjoy!

Marine life: Scorpion fish, Lobster, Sea Lemons, Cardinal fish, White tip sea Urchin, Seabreams and Octopus.

Carolita Barge (wreck)

On the 21st April 1942, the barge was moored at the submarine depot on Manoel Island. She was possibly mistaken for a submarine in the dark when a torpedo struck her in the stern and she sank immediately.

The stern section is completely broken away and leans over on its starboard side. Marine life that can be encountered on this dive are Octopus, small Groupers, Damselfish and Stone fish.

Blenheim Bomber (wreck)

This is a magnificent boat dive, and could rate as a top ten dive site!

The engines are exposed enabling us to inspect many parts that make up the 920hp Bristol Mercury Engines. The control lever is directly in front of the pilots seat. Marine life that may be seen on this dive are red crabs, hermit crabs and scorpion fish.

Wied Iz-Zurrieq / Blue Grotto

This is a very popular dive which starts with an entry into the water from a small, narrow quay.

Leaving the cave we progress along the wall, there are so many fish – painted combers, damsel fish, rainbow and Turkish wrasse, saupe, goatfish, scorpion fish and even a sea horse or two!

Ghar Lapsi

Here we find a large slipway leading down to the entry point at the end of the concrete path, a ladder provided for swimmers marks the entrance to a shallow cave on this dive, the cave entrance is narrow but once inside its is wide and flat and there are a number of different entrances and exits.

The sun reflects through these entrances and exits creating marvellous underwater images.

2 Tugs (wrecks)

There are two wrecks of tug boats at Zonqor Point: St Michael and the Ten Wreck.

Migra Ferha

Not the easiest of sites to get to but well worth the effort when you enter the crystal clear waters.

Anchor Bay

A large cave is located here the floor of the cave being 10 Meters deep, and we can easily surface and marvel at the magnificent dome shape ceiling. A little further on is a large window, which general marks the point to turn back. Parrot fish and Moray eels are also common here.

 

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