Double Arch

Double Arches is a spectacular dive site in the north of Gozo. Usually a boat dive, it can also be reached from shore. Discover two arches on top of each other between 20 and 36m. Best for more advanced divers.

At Double Arches, you will encounter schools of barracuda, amberjacks, sea breams, damselfish, and plenty of other fish.

Level

Level

  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 24 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Wall/Drop Off

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

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