Cabeço Submarino

Considered one of the most interesting formations of the Mar de Fora, this reef that is in front of the Sueste Bay, allows us to observe the whole extension of the reef in a spiral ascent. Depth of up to 23 meters.

A lively place that is home to countless lobsters, barracudas, turtles, several schooling fishes and occasionally some sharks.

Level

Level

  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 30 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • Strong Current
  • Ripping Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Pinnacle, Needle, Seamount

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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Dive sites nearby

With a very interesting relief, its rocks also form spectacular canyons and caves. Being a deeper point (between 12 and 25 meters), distant from the island and with the presence of currents, only the most experienced divers can dive there.

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This small island, which provides dives at a depth of 22 meters, is located in the Outside area, in front of Abreus Cove. Its main highlight is the passage through a canyon formed by two rocky walls.

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Located on the outside sea, in front of Atalaia beach, this point receives numerous tourists who are delighted with the variety of fish found there. The depth is between 8 and 22 meters.

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An excellent location, this spot is close to Conceição Beach and offers dives of up to 16 meters. Very well known for the concentration of fire corals.

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A point much visited by accredited divers, the Laje Dois Irmaos is next to the hill that bears the same name. The dive at this point can reach a depth of 22 meters.

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A shallow dive point (up to eight meters depth) where the Greek ship Asturia, shipwrecked in the 30’s, is located. In this region some it is common to do the open water dives of the beginner course.

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The dive at this point is around 17 meters and occurs between three distinct rock formations. It is well known for the amount of algae. It is one of the resting and feeding areas for sea turtles.

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At this dive site, the depth varies around 15 meters. Its fantastic formation is already worth the visit. The rock formations form corridors, canyons, arches, caves and small caves.

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This dive can reach 52 meters of depth, between two bollards very close to each other. The visibility varies between 30 and 50 meters and the current is usually weak. Only experienced divers make this dive, due to the depth and the descent and ascent are made drifting.

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Corveta Ipiranga V17

One of the most famous wrecks in the country, the Brazilian Navy’s Corveta V17 is approximately 60 meters deep. To dive at this point, you need to have an Extended Range certification or enough experience for deep dives, always accompanied by a professional.

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