Diving in Sao Paulo

São Paulo is Brazil’s main and largest city with a multicultural population. This is an important economic, cultural, and fashion center. It’s seaside is filled with multiple dive sites in the north and south, and they can be reached by a short boat ride including Alcatrazes Archipelago and Laje de Santos Marine Park, as well as Queimada Archipelago. São Paulo is located at 700 meters (2296.6 feet) altitude and has more than 620 kilometers (385 miles) of awe-inspiring, beautiful beaches including Santos, Praia Grande, Guarujá, Maresias, and Ilhabela, perfect for a relaxing vacation. This place is also world-famous for being a favorite surfing spot. Enjoy the many private beaches full of luxury or one of the many public beaches, or spend the day doing some water sports like surfing, kayaking or scuba diving, or go fishing; this place offers many possible adventures for everyone. When you are not at sea, you can explore the culture and multiple museums of the city. From October to May, you will find high temperatures that go from 25ºC (77º F) to 35ºC (95º F), as well as rainy days. The coldest month is July when the temperature is approximately 16ºC (60º F), and it doesn’t rain as much.

Dive Sites in Sao Paulo Seaside

Featured places to go in Sao Paulo Seaside

Ilha de Alcatrazes

Dive into the waters of the Alcatrazes Archipelago, where you will have good chances of having open water pelagic encounters.

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Laje de Santos

Laje de Santos is a Marine Park with many places to explore, including shipwrecks, cliffs, tunnels, swim-throughs, caverns, and beautiful rock formations.

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Queimada Archipelago

Diving in Queimada archipelago, you will find high visibility especially during summer and warm temperatures.

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Aquatic Life in Sao Paulo Seaside

Marine life in this region includes rocky bottom fish, crustaceans, South Atlantic species, some pelagic, and many big sea turtles. If you are lucky you might even see humpback whales. You will also find warm water and different places that adventure divers can explore, such as caves, caverns and swim-throughs, as well as caverns and different types of rock formations. From January to June you might even encounter massive whale sharks and some manta rays. Dry months are from May to September, and it’s also when you will find higher visibility, allowing you to encounter many different fish species.