Bubble Cave

This site is on the back of the Black Island at a depth of 12 meters. The cave is full of wreckfish and tubeworms. There is light in the cave. However, do not forget your torch for a better view. One by one, swim up the chimney and be careful not to kick the sponges. It is easy to see many kinds of fragile corals.

You can see wreckfish, tubeworms, corals, and sponges.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 23 m
Current

Current

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Night Dive
  • Snorkeling
  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Macro Spot
  • Cavern/Cave

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Affiliated Training Center

Dive sites nearby

The TCG Pinar 1 was a Navy Coastguard water carrying ship. It has been sunk by BOSAD (Bodrum Sualtı Derneği) in May 2007 to create an artificial reef for divers. It has a length of 37m and 7m width. The stern lies at 20m and descends to around 30m.

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Neco Bay

This bay is a calm, small bay and a good place to hide from southern winds and waves. Left side of the bay is rocky and shallow. Good for try scuba and entry level divers. This wall then drops down to 30-35m to reach to a sandy plateau. Keep wall on your left side and continue your diving. Minimum current.

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Smuggler’s Bay is famous since Ottoman Times and used by drug smugglers from Greek islands. The bay makes a deep cut on the island’s profile and it is very hard to see the bay from distance. There is also a very long and winding underwater cave system with an entrance right below the sea level.

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This dive site is popular with those who like to do deep and drop-off dives. The site is between Pınar-1 wreck and Poyraz Bay. It is usually windy and choppy. The dive site has a drop-off first down to 17 m then to 45+ m.

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Poyraz Koyu is located on the back of the Black Island and takes about 45 minutes by boat. Poyraz means Northeast wind in Turkish. Following the right side, a nice slope brings you down to the first rocky reef at 16 m.

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C-47 Dakota is a military plane wreck with a length of 20m and wing width of 30m. It was sunk by BOSAD in 2007. Its depth starts at 19m and descends to 33m. In 2010 the wreck was broken into two pieces and the body/tail part drifted deeper. The left engine was also broken as she was moving.

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SG 115 is an old coast guard ship that was sunk by BOSAD in 2007 to be an artificial reef around Black Island. After leaving the rocky coastline, across the Neptune grass, SG 115 looms in the distance. The stern is at 17 m deep and the bow is at 26m.

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Fridge Bay has two dive sites to visit; one is left of the bay and has a smooth sloping topography. The other site is only for advanced divers as reaches depths of 18 to 30 meters. You need an experienced dive leader to find this spot since it is in the middle of the bay, surrounded by seagrass.

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Fener Alti is at the northwest corner of the Black Island. It is a 20-minute journey to reach by boat. An ideal point for both advanced divers, open water divers, and beginners. The rock formations start from 5 meters and goes down to 20 meters.

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Black Island Lighthouse

Black Island Lighthouse is on the north-west point of the island. It is a calm, small bay and good for southernly winds. A large sandy bottom is good for confined water training. There are slopy rocks on each side of the bay and reaches down to 40+m. Good for OW and AOW divers. Rich marine life.

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