Petites Jorasses, Anses-d'Arlet

A little further out, the Little Jorasses, in reference to its alpine cousins, are magnificent reliefs of volcanic origin. They are a series of coral terraces, in a series of steps. Be careful, however, as its location further from the coast can lead to strong currents.

At 20m, along its rocky ridges, life abounds and reef fish mingle with pelagic fish such as barracudas, bigeye trevally and captains.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 25 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Wall/Drop Off

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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Dive sites nearby

La Crique Abricot

Protected from currents and swells, this small cove with its crystal clear waters is an ideal setting for first-time divers. It will also delight snorkelers. For experienced divers, Crique Abricot offers an interesting starting point to reach the Jorasses.

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Grandes Jorasses

The Great Jorasses, in reference to its Alpine cousins, are magnificent reliefs of volcanic origin. At 40 metres, an impressive wall will catch you up to 60 metres. From the bottom, you will be able to see the impressive formation of this underwater mountain.

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Pointe Lezarde

This coral cliff, protected from the currents by Burgos Point, offers a breathtaking spectacle with its exceptional colours. The first dives can take advantage of the proximity of the cliff wall. The depth of between 0 and 40 m offers an ideal setting for training dive.

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La Petite Sirène

The Little Mermaid will delight all divers. At the beginning, a superb coral reef between 3 and 15 meters, offers an exceptional luminosity and the spectacle of an abundant life. Then, a magnificent drop off will allow you to explore numerous rifts as many promises of discoveries and the unexpected.

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La Grotte aux Couleurs

With its brilliant colours, this site offers a magical atmosphere and is renowned for its beauty. Sheltered from the current, it is an ideal place to make your first dive or to make your first immersions, it has given birth to many vocations of divers. It will also satisfy biology and photography enthusiasts.

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Les Jardins de Salomon

On the slopes of Cape Solomon, this site is composed of three coral reef. The first garden is a firework display of vibrant colours. Because of their richness and diversity, the Salomon gardens are a must-see in Anses d’Arlet.

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La Pouponnière

In this nursery, both novice and experienced divers can observe the first stirrings of juveniles of many species. The profusion of colours and the liveliness of the juveniles guarantee an enchanting spectacle. The site will delight photographers and biologists. It will give birth to the vocation of every diver.

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L'arbre Mort

The exceptional visibility of its crystal clear waters, the richness of its biodiversity and its diversified relief make the Dead Tree an exceptional site.

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Following on from its land formation, Cape Solomon is a splendid reef made up of imposing rocks that gradually sink into the different shades of blue. The massive boulders, laid one on top of the other, give the diver the feeling of being a shrimp.

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Le Trou du Souffleur

The site owes its name to a cave at a depth of 3 metres which has an air pocket on the surface. The waves that rush in make it possible to hear the famous sound of the blower!This geological curiosity offers a dive between land and sea. Divers can drift along.

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