Diving in Brazil

Brazil has more than 7,000 km (4350 miles) of shoreline, all in the Atlantic Ocean, giving the locals and tourists a magnificent view. Great landscapes and nature await you with many friendly, multiculturally diverse people. Remember that Brazil is a subtropical country with hot summers and warm winters, so make sure you come prepared. The most important cities are located in the Southeast; however, the best diving destinations are located in the Northeast, where you will find better visibility and temperature.

Brazil is located in South America and has one of the most extensive coast on the planet, with over 7,000 km (4350 miles) of shoreline, all of it on the Atlantic Ocean. The two main regions for diving in Brazil are the Northeast and the Southeast. Visibility in the South and Southeast regions may vary, from really low to up to 30 meters (98 feet) with an average of 5 to 10 meters (16 to 33 feet) deep, regardless of the seasons. Temperature can also vary, ranging from 18ºC to 27ºC (64º F to 81º F), with an average temperature of 20ºC (68º F). Brazil has something to offer for every level of diver. You will find a lot of volcanic islands, underwater caves, shipwrecks, and a beautiful, colorful, and diverse marine life.

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Rivers, bridges, beaches, and islets make up Recife also called the “the Venice of Brazil“.

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Fernando de Noronha

Fernando de Noronha has increasing popularity among divers because of its great sea conditions, clear and warm waters, shallow lagoons and tidal pools.

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One of the preferred regions for divers is the “Região dos Lagos, located in the state of Rio de Janeiro.

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One of the most important regions for divers in Brazil is Ilha Grande Bay is also known as Costa Verde.

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Sao Paulo Seaside

Enjoy the many private beaches of Sao Paulo or one of the many public beaches, or spend the day doing some water sports like surfing, kayaking or scuba diving

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Rio de Janeiro city

The oceanic islands of Rio de Janeiro are the perfect location for divers to observe and photograph many different species of fish.

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Dive into the waters of the Arvoredo Archipelago to find a great variety of marine life and marine animals.

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Abrolhos is filled with a wide array of coral reef fish species, as well as many passages and at least three famous shipwrecks.

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The city of Salvador is a paradise for wreck diving and one of Brazil’s best kept secrets.

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