Grand Cap Roux

Located in a protected marine zone (Cap Roux Reserve), the underwater fauna and flora is abundant. The underwater landscape is an extension of the Esterel with its ochre colors.

Classical Mediterranean fauna and flora, in large quantities, since it’s a protected area: grouper, moray eels, conger eels, anthias, etc

Level

Level

  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 15 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Macro Spot
  • Pinnacle, Needle, Seamount

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Affiliated Training Center

Dive sites nearby

Located in the Cap-Roux reserve, the Aurelle Rock is made up of several rocks ranging from 0 to 37 meters in depth. This site is ideal for first dives but also for exploration and training dives for divers.

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This site is a pretty circular cove with a sandy beach located at the foot of the massive Esterel between Cap Dramont and Agay. This site is accessible from shore, making it a fun easy site for all divers. It is an ideal site for beginners or when the weather forecast is bad for sailing. Max depth is 15m.

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Cap Dramont is a rocky cap of the Esterel montain with its ocher colors. There are many dive sites including “The Village“ which has the remnants of a village of houses, planned for a 1960’s underwater movie that was never shot .Max depth 25m.

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The “Ile d’or“ is the island that inspired Mister Hergé for his comic “Tintin and the Black Island.“ Located off Cap Dramont, its beautiful ocher colors continue underwater. The entire area offers a dozen dive sites for all levels of divers, including the most famous: The Pyramids.

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Located at Cap Dramont, at the foot of the Esterel’s Mont with their beautiful colors, the dive site “Pyramids“ is made up of a succession of rocky mountains with heads of rocks at different depths (6-40m). The lighting reflects in amazing ways on the rocky pinnacle and seagrass beds of posidonia and on the sand band between.

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MACHINE TRANSLATION: At the entrance of the Port of Cannes be careful while going up many boat passages. While palming 100 meters towards the North-West you can join the excavation. Diving all levels, maximum depth 55 meters.

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Bilitis

40 minutes from Gofe Juan, beautiful rock formations between 4 and 12 meters deep with many rock fish. To the south, from the ridge is a drop-off whose depth is between 17 and 20 meters deep, the bottom sittingat 38 meters. This site is not protected so the weather must be nice and the sea calm to dive here.

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Located at the exit of the harbor of Santa Lucia, this site is best for already certified divers. The access point is through the rocks by foot, then a short swim out before descending.

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Piscine du Lion de Mer

The dive site “Sea lion“ is located near the side, off the harbor of Santa Lucia. This rock, inhabited by families of sea birds, is one of the most famous dive sites in the Frejus St. Raphael area. A great use of this “swimming pool“ is that it is a great place to shelter boats when the weather is not good!

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Grotte à Corail, Lion de Mer

The dive site “Lion of the Sea“ is one of the richest sites in fauna and flora of the Fréjus Saint Raphael region. The coral cave is about 30-33m deep. This dive may be coupled with a visit to the wreck “The Sailboat“ at 36-38m.

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Recommended Training

Boat Diving

Discover pristine dive sites that cannot be reached from shore and experience the excitement of liveaboard diving. Learn all you need to dive from boats with the SSI Boat Diving Specialty. Start today!

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Stress & Rescue

Learn to identify stress, prevent accidents, and learn rescue diver skills with this essential Diver Stress and Rescue Specialty program. Help yourself and other divers to stay safe. Get started now!

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Enriched Air Nitrox Level 2 (40%)

Extend your dive time, shorten your surface intervals and spend more time exploring the dive sites you love, with the SSI Enriched Air Nitrox Specialty certification program.

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Night Diving and Limited Visibility

Diving does not end when the sun goes down! Become a night diver and meet the incredible marine life that only comes out at night. Join the SSI Night Diving and Limited Visibility specialty program.

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Navigation

Become a better, more confident diver who always knows where they are going. Learn how to use a dive compass, natural navigation techniques and more. Join the SSI Navigation specialty today!

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