Baron Gautsch (Wreck)

Touring the Baron Gautsch is best started at the stern, across the upper deck towards the bow. After viewing the outside of the ship, you will get a very pleasant feeling of staying in the wreck, while going to the upper deck where the steel skeleton is left.

Swarms of snout bream, dwarf codfish, laxative fish, monk fish as well as scorpion fish, sea bream, colourful crabs, various corals.

Level

Level

  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 11 m
Current

Current

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Wreck Dive

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Affiliated Training Center

Dive sites nearby

Hans Schmidt (Wreck)

Called “ISTRA“ for years, the true identity of this wreck was only recently established as the steamship “Hans Schmidt.“

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Red Island House Reef

This dive site consists of a huge stone field with smaller boulders, covered in yellow, brown, dark red, and black sponges. Small hangovers inside are covered by cold water corals. The opposite side still has a lot to discover and a mellow drift dive is possible.

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Don Vito

The south-east side of Fratarski island hides a wonderful dive location suitable for all levels of diving experience. It starts with a slowly descending bottom which quickly opens up to a vertical reef filled with holes and caverns of all sizes. The maximum depth is around 25 meters.

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Although currents are not always strong here, divers go in one direction only – with the current – to ensure easier and more enjoyable diving. This is an interesting site because dives are made along walls and rocks forming 2 – 3 cascades, at a depth of 15 m, 18-20 m, and below 20 m.

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This is a beautiful position with a very long and various wall which spreads over 200 meters. During the diving, which as you wish may be on depth to 20 meters or more, we are going around a few underwater capes with no end to holes and cliffs. Each of these is rich in colours and different species.

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HMS Coriolanus (Wreck)

Due to its position and depth, HMS Coriolanus is one of the most popular wrecks to dive to in Istria peninsular. This amazing artificial reef full of marine life, most of the time gives the impression you dive some where in tropicals. Here you can see almost everything Northern Adriatic can offer.

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Girandella

Three entrances offer a lot of variety.1: Directly below the Dive Center, here you can dive right or left shoulder. 2:50m N/E before the nudist beach you dive the wall right shoulder and at the marker back to the beach. 3:50m S/W this time dive left shoulder to the marker and back over the reef.

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Stella Maris House Reef

Our shallow house reef is a perfect place for all training dives, first dive experience and for all divers who want to refresh their diving skills. Although the depth is 5m only, it is interesting to dive here at night

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The LINA is an iron ship built in England in 1879. It became Italian property in 1901 and worked as a freight forwarder in the Mediterranean. On December 14, 1914, it collided with the shores of Cres, where it sank very quickly.

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Very popular dive site for beginners and advanced diver, due to a small wall between 9-19 meters, terraces between 3 and 35 meters and another wall between 26 and 40 meters.

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Recommended Training

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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Extended Range Wreck Diving

Do you dream of exploring ancient ships or famous world war wrecks? Become an SSI Extended Range Wreck Diver and learn how to go wreck penetration diving up to a maximum depth of 40 meters. Start this exciting SSI advanced wreck diving course online today!

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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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Marine Ecology

The SSI Marine Ecology Specialty program is the best way to discover the exciting science of marine ecology and become an underwater naturalist. Enhance your dives in a new way. Earn the SSI Marine Ecology specialty certification now!

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