Ilha Escalvada

Escalvada Island offers one of the best dives in Espírito Santo. Its depth varies between 6 and 24 meters and the point is susceptible to currents.

Being away from the coast, this point serves as a shelter for several species of fish and other marine beings. One of the most alive dives in the region of Espírito Santo.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 8 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
  • Ripping Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Night Dive
  • Drift Dive
  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Macro Spot
  • Cleaning Station
  • Pinnacle, Needle, Seamount

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Affiliated Training Center

Dive sites nearby

Ilha Escalvada Face Leste

Rocky coastline with incidence of current, this dive is ideal for those who like drifting. Face of the island facing the open sea with the possibility of sighting pelagic fish.

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The freighter Victory 8B was purposely sunk on the coast of Espírito Santo, 6 nautical miles from the continent. This ship was abandoned by the crew after 18 months in port, with fiscal problems. It is in the navigation position, with many parts intact. Prof. Max 36mts

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Ilhas Rasas

The Rasas Islands are 11 miles from Guarapari. They are considered oceanic islands, with rock formation, and have great biodiversity of reef fish, besides a centennial wreck.

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Ilha de Âncora is one of the main diving destinations for divers that frequent the region of Arraial do Cabo, Cabo Frio and Búzios, due to its proximity to the continent and excellent diving conditions. The depth at the points varies from 8 to 30 meters, welcoming beginners and advanced divers.

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The Atlântida Cliff is a little visited diving spot in Abrolhos region, but it offers a spectacular dive. The formations provide a dive with several passages and channels, until the arrival to a lounge, where almost 15 divers can fit. The depth ranges from 8 to 32 meters.

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Naufragio Nebula

Shallow diving (4 to 12 meters) and with reduced visibility. The wreck is in one piece, with possibility of penetration. It is 73 meters long.

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Chapeirão Mau Mau

The underwater trail is 140 meters long, with 14 pins installed on the sand and cables that connect the points of interest, guiding the route and facilitating the interpretation of each point with its attractions.

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Chapeirão Jean Pierre

Formation of endemic capeirinhas of southern Bahia with an average annual growth of 1 mm, with several passages and tunnels that connect other capeirinhas in the surroundings;

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The set of coral pinnacles that received the name of “Faca Cega“ (Blind Knife) consists of one of the main diving points of the Abrolhos Archipelago. It has a room that reaches a depth of 25 meters, with almost 20 meters in diameter. The view is impressive, with several passages and burrows.

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Ilhas Maricas - Naufragio do Moreno

The old dismantled wreck brings together a lot of marine life and allows the observation of its structures, which bring together a diversity of marine life. If you want to observe beyond the wreck, a tranquil shallow dive is possible, suitable for any level of training.

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Recommended Training

Night Diving and Limited Visibility

Diving does not end when the sun goes down! Become a night diver and meet the incredible marine life that only comes out at night. Join the SSI Night Diving and Limited Visibility specialty program.

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Manta And Ray Ecology

Diving with mantas and other rays is one of the best dive experiences you will have. Learn how to safely interact with rays and recognize different species with the SSI Manta & Ray Ecology Specialty program.

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Navigation

Become a better, more confident diver who always knows where they are going. Learn how to use a dive compass, natural navigation techniques and more. Join the SSI Navigation specialty today!

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Sea Turtle Ecology

You will learn to identify sea turtles species, discover their history and role in marine ecosystems, and threats to their survival. Upon completion, you will earn the SSI Sea Turtle Ecology Specialty certification.

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Deep Diving

Many exciting and iconic dive sites lie in deeper waters. The SSI Deep Diving Specialty will get you there - safely and with confidence. Learn how to plan and conduct dives to between 18 and 40 meters deep with SSI.

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