Marslalforn Bay (Il-Bajja ta’ Marsalforn)

Marsalforn Bay lies right in front of our Dive Shop. It is a shallow bay ideal for training and night dives with a maximum depth of 11 m. Underwater you will find fields of Posidonia sea grass as well as a sandy bottom. Both hiding different types of sea creatures.

Flying gurnards, octopus, sole fish, lizardfish, mullets and pipe fish can be seen during the dives.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 17 m
Current

Current

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Night Dive
  • Snorkeling

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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Dive sites nearby

Xwejni Bay

Xwejni Bay is a picturesque, shallow bay, ideal for intro dives, training and night dives. It also provides easy entry and exit point.It’s well known for its posidonia fields hiding lots of different fish and peculiar underwater landscape with canyons.

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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.

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Anchor Reef

Anchor Reef is another fantastic dive site in the north next to Xwejni Bay. It combines wall diving with shallow rock formations full of holes and overhangs to dive through. It is a perfect site for both beginners and more experienced divers as it offers depths between 5m to over 30m.

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Reqqa Point

Reqqa point is a fantastic dive site for more experienced divers with a maximum depth of 40 m. It offers a wall dive leading to a rocky shelf at 18 m full of jackfish, moray eels, damsels and many schools of small sardines around. At the bottom of the wall you may encounter bigger groupers and dentex fish.

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Billinghurst Cave

Billinghurst Cave is a huge cave on the north coast aprox. 70m into the rock with a small air chamber and big boulders at the end. It is a perfect dive site for experienced divers looking for some thrills. The maximum depth of this dive is around 23m.

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Cathedral Cave

The water inside Cathedral Cave gives off a magical blue color. Surfacing while inside the cave is a must! This site is full of fun boulders, swim-throughs, dome​s to explore. Depth ranges from 15-25 meters and is great for all levels of divers.

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Wied il-Ghasri

Ghasri is a beautiful bay that leads to the famous Cathedral Cave. It can be dived from land or by boat. A shallow bay with lots of natural light and a maximum depth of 18m on the outside. You can just explore the bay or go to the cave from there. It is a challenging dive site as it has 100 steps down into the valley.

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Wied il-Mielah

Wied il Mielah is a fantastic boat dive to the hidden northern Azure Window. There are 3 caverns with fantastic light, the famous Swiss Cheese swim through and a labirynth between the boulders. All between 9 and 25 m making it a perfect dive for even less experienced divers.

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Gudja Cave

Gudja Cave is located in the north of Gozo. It is a boat dive to corridor-like cave with freshwater source in the back. Inside the cave look for a phenomenon of the milky mix of fresh- and seawater and stunning light effects. It’s suitable for advanced divers. Depths 20 - 35m

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Mgarr Ix Xini is a shallow and easy bay in the south of Gozo. It’s perfect for training dives as well as night dives with maximum depth of 15m. There’s also a small and safe cavern perfect for those beginning their adventures with caves and caverns.

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