Diving in Beirut

Beirut, the capital city and commercial hub of Lebanon, is the heart of the country. This is a city full of life at day and night: nightlife, cultural venues, restaurants, coffee shops, and more... you will find it all here. Some of the prominent areas to visit in Beirut are the pedestrian Beirut Central District, Hamra Street, Saint Georges Bay, the Corniche, Raouche and Gemmayzeh. You will be able to dive into one of the most beautiful and pristine seas in the world, the Mediterranean Sea. Beirut is famous among divers for its wide array of marine species and its shipwrecks. Scuba diving is best done during July and August when you will be able to see many different species of sharks such as sand sharks and gray sharks. The average temperature during summer is 30°C (86°F), and visibility is high going up to 35 meters deep (114.8 feet). Aquatic sports are prevalent in the region, the most popular being technical diving. Diving is preferred in this region due to the warm waters that can be found all year round. Marine encounters include tuna stingrays, groupers, eagle rays, and nudibranchs. During your explorations you will also see and underwater sculpture and be able to explore caves and swim-throughs.

Diamond Center
Instructor Training Center
Instructor Training Center

{{ item.stateLong }}, {{item.countryLong}}
Show affiliated dive sites
Affiliated dive site {{additionalItem.title}} {{additionalItem.distance}} km

{{item.stats.loggedDives}} Logged Dives
Show affiliated dive centers
Affiliated divecenter {{additionalItem.title}} {{additionalItem.distance}} km
No results/current events found. Please try another search term.


Scuba Diving is a fascinating sport


Scuba Diving is a fascinating sport, with many adventures waiting for you.

absolute silence and freedom with only one breath


Find absolute silence and freedom with only one breath. Freediving is amazing.

Diving and Family: possible destinations and activities


Diving and family all in one package? No problem, find family-friendly destinations and activities.

follow footsteps of the past and explore a cave


Cave exploring is an amazing feeling, follow the footsteps of the past and explore a cave.

 Get more Inspiration
where are the best places for diving


What’s new in the diving industry? And where are the best places for diving?

Diving is a sport in nature


Diving is a sport in nature. Learn more about the creatures, ecology, and conditions of our oceans.

facts about Swim and Lifeguarding


Read interesting stories, news, and facts about Swim and Lifeguarding.

Discover the world of Mermaids


Make your dreams come true; move like a glamorous mermaid underwater. Discover the world.