Dufrè

MACHINE TRANSLATION: Just outside the promontory of Portoferraio we find 2 rocks just outcropping, whose name was born in the Napoleonic period, in fact the emperor called them "deux fréres" or two brothers observing them from his house on top of the cliff then in dialect they became "Dufré".

MACHINE TRANSLATION: Groupers, conger eels, octopuses, various nudibranches, moray eels and clouds of chestnut trees, breams, always abundant salves. Possible special encounters like the monkfish in spring

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 20 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Pinnacle, Needle, Seamount

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Affiliated Training Center

Dive sites nearby

Scoglietto - Franata delle Cernie

This site is one of the best dives on the island of Elba, the only area of the marine park where the presence of fish is incredibly abundant. This dive is suitable for all levels of diver.

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MACHINE TRANSLATION: In front of Marina di Campo we find this area called the corals because of the presence of red coral, very rare in Elba and for this reason we can say that it is an extremely interesting site.

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Punta Morcone

Located on the south coast of Elba, off the headland of Punta Morcone. The edge of the break goes into seagrass and sandy bottom from about 11m depth to 40m drop off.

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Morcone Bay

Directly on the beach of Morcone there is a small cove that is ideal for the beginner divers to get to know the underwater world of Elba. From the beach you can easily access the water to start the dive. The depth is from 2 m to 10 m. Ideal for beginners!

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In front of Marina di Campo we find this very beautiful shoal, characterised by the presence of red coral at little depth, which is absolutely rare in Elba!

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Gemini West

Shallow dive site, ideal for beginners. Here you follow a scree edge towards the open sea. The dive site extends from the surface to a maximum depth of 14m.

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MACHINE TRANSLATION: One of the most famous wrecks in the Mediterranean because it is located on a depth of 12 meters and reaches up to a few meters from the surface.

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MACHINE TRANSLATION: Located opposite the tip of the Marquis of the island of Pianosa. This dive point has a very interesting route because it is articulated between canyons, caves and breathtaking drop off.

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MACHINE TRANSLATION: Probably the best dive site on the island of Pianosa, a shoal rich in life with a pinnacle that reaches 3 meters from the surface.

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MACHINE TRANSLATION: In front of the historic port of the island of Pianosa is the buoy 2 which indicates the mooring point for the visit of these submerged rocks that stand out in the middle of the posidonia offering breathtaking scenery.

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