Diving in Fernando de Noronha

Located 400 km (249 miles) into the Atlantic, departing from Recife, Fernando de Noronha is a volcanic archipelago, with a central island with the same name. Recife is a pristine destination filled with countless dive sites and breathtaking beaches in a natural destination. According to TripAdvisor, Bahia do Sancho, was the place with the most beautiful beach in the world for several years. Fernando de Noronha is a pristine island with no hotels, but you will find many excellent restaurants and some small boutique hostels that have 4 to 10 rooms and go from the super minimalist to the highest end styles and price points. The best way to arrive at this island is by flying into its small airport which receives some jets for different airlines; flights depart from Recife and Natal. Once there, you have to pay an environmental tax, depending on the number of days you plan on staying. This archipelago is composed of 21 islands and islet, it is recognized as a World Heritage Site according to UNESCO, and is protected marine park and sanctuary. Fernando de Noronha is the best diving destination in Brazil, with other great attractions for ocean lover, including surfing, rowing, and many other activities. This archipelago is also recognized for being Diving in the crystalline waters of Fernando de Noronha, you will encounter turtles, rays, reef sharks, and friendly dolphins

Dive Sites in Fernando de Noronha

Featured places to go in Fernando de Noronha

Aquatic Life in Fernando de Noronha

Fernando de Noronha is a true sanctuary of marine life. This majestic place has increasing popularity among divers because of its great sea conditions, clear and warm waters, shallow lagoons and tidal pools, submarine landscapes and warm weather all year round, with over 300 days of sunshine a year. This volcanic archipelago can be visited all year long, however the best time for divers to visit it is from July to December. Diving in Fernando de Noronha, you will encounter tropical fish, barracudas, friendly dolphins, sharks, rays, and even big turtles; however, you won’t see many coral reefs.