Latern Point (Ras I-Irqieqa)

Lantern Point is another boat dive south west of Comino Island. It offers a mix of swim throughs, boulders and drop offs. The main attraction is the chimney between 5 and 16m followed by boulders and swim throughs. It’s a dive site suitable for Advanced divers or higher.

You’ll see baracudas, octopus, cuttlefish, moray galore, scorpionfish, untouched corals and sponges

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 20 m
Current

Current

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Macro Spot
  • Cavern/Cave

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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Dive sites nearby

The P31 Wreck is another dive site visited during the Full Day Boat Trip to Comino. It is a small patrol boat wreck between 11m and 20m, making it a perfect dive site for those beginning their adventure with wrecks. It is safe to penetrate as all dangerous parts have been removed.

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Santa Marija caves is one of the two dives during our Full Day Boat Trip to Comino. It is a shallow and easy cave/cavern system safe and fun even for less experienced divers. At the end of the dive you’ll be encountered by a huge school of friendly sea breams that alaways awaits our boat to come.

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Hondoq Bay

Hondoq Bay is a shallow bay on the southeast of Gozo and is ideal for courses and introduction dives. A suitable dive for inexperienced divers. You will find a sandy bottom, water pipeline, and arches to the east. There is a hidden inlet with a small cave to the west. Depth ranges from 5 to 12m.

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Hondoq Reef

One of the hidden gems of Gozo, Hondoq Reef is the perfect second dive of the day. Shallow, with plenty of light and life, the reef has a myriad of arches, overhangs, and swim-throughs for divers to explore. This reef is a photographer’s dream due to the lighting, different textures, and ample life found here.

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Xatt I'Ahmar Bay

Xatt l’Ahmar or Red bay is an easy and shallow bay perfect for introduction dives, training dives and for less experienced divers. The depths vary between 3 m to 15 m on the outside above the fields of Posidonia. There is a shallow reef, a sandy bottom and huge boulders. Full of natural light and colours.

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MV Karwela (Wreck)

MV Karwela is the most popular wreck here on Gozo. It is an old German-built ferry used as excursion boat around Malta scuttled in 2006 for divers. It is easy and safe to enter and penetrate the wreck. It has fantastic staircase, 2 decks to explore with a dark engine room underneath. For experienced divers. 32-40m

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MV Cominoland (Wreck)

Cominoland is one of three wrecks scuttled in Xatt l’Ahmar in the south of Gozo. It is an old excursion boat to Comino that was scuttled in August 2006 together with nearby Karwela wreck. Cominoland is 35m long and lies at 40m. It has two decks and offers lot to explore. For advanced divers.

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Xatt l’Ahmar Reef

Xatt l’Ahmar reef is a shallow reef near the drop off leading to the wrecks. It is a wall dive with the depth between 4 to 30 m. In the shallows you can find lots of colourful fish as well as seahorses. Going down the wall you’ll get to the huge boulders hiding slipper lobsters and giant scorpionfish. All levels.

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Ahrax is a dive site with a fascinating rock canyon with a max. depth of 21 meters. The highlight of the Ahrax Inland Sea is the access underwater to a closed cave in a depth of 9 meters. This leads to a breathtaking Inland Sea which offers the diver a fascinating play of light.

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Middle Finger

A rock needle that rises from the depths to about 16 m below the surface. Beautiful wall and an impressive view over the wall into the blue water.

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Recommended Training

Extended Range Cavern Diving

Do you dream of diving in the crystal-clear waters of a Mexican cenote or exploring caverns in the Mediterranean? Become an SSI Extended Range Cavern Diver and discover the thrill of leaving direct access to the surface behind! Start online today!

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Scooter / DPV

Enjoy longer dives, explore further and cover a larger area on every dive. Become an SSI Scooter/DPV Specialty Diver. Get started today.

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Fish Identification

Learn how to identify fish with the SSI Fish Identification specialty program and enhance your dives! Discover all you need to identify common families of Caribbean, Indo-Pacific and Red Sea reef fish and earn your SSI Fish Identification specialty certification.

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