© iStock/KellyISP Diving in South Croatia The southern Dalmatian coast, a narrow belt of the east shore of the Adriatic Sea, offers some of the best diving in the Adriatic Sea. The coast forms part of Dalmacija, one of the four historical regions of Croatia, alongside Croatia proper, Slavonia, and Istria. In general, southern Dalmatia is more populous, as well as being frequented by many more tourists, than the quieter north. However, this should not put off any diver as there is a multitude of excellent dive sites to organise a truly wonderful scuba adventure; from caves to shipwrecks, to walls and reefs, it has something for every level. Stretching from the ’finger-like’ peninsula of Ražanj in the north, to the Bay of Kotor in the south, here you will enjoy the warm temperatures of the Mediterranean Sea, and the amazing diversity of marine life that brings. Many divers base themselves in Dubrovnik, while some of the amazing islands to explore include Korcula, Mljet, Lastovo and the three islands that make up the archipelago of Elaphite. Here you can enjoy breathtaking beaches and fantastic visibility, choosing between day trips out to different dives or perhaps even joining a liveaboard. The southern Dalmatian coastline, is characterised by the majestic Dinaric mountain range, deep blue waters. Dive Sites in South Discover the wonders of the deep with SSI's blog Join us on an exciting journey of discovery and learn more about exhilarating diving adventures, dedicated conservation initiatives, and innovative educational opportunities that will help you illuminate the extraordinary beauty of the underwater world. Let's explore the underwater world together and delve into the hidden wonders beneath the gentle waves.