Ho Mei III - Salvador

The Ho Mei III is a ship that was identified after it wandered aimlessly and sank at the BTS. It was being dismantled when the moorings loosened and it wandered on the ebb tide. It sank and was only found years later by a diver. It rested standing between 33 and 39 meters deep. Diving for experienced people!

Very common schools of sardines, horse mackerel, bream and some barracudas. Many reef animals morays and sole.

Level

Level

  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 11 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Wreck Dive

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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Dive sites nearby

Artificial wreck of the Ferry Boat Agenor Gordillo. Boat 71 meters long by 13.5 meters wide and 5 levels (decks). It is in upright position, slightly inclined to starboard.

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Maraldi is a shallow shipwreck, with maximum depth of 6 meters, ideal for beginners and baptisms. It is next to the lighthouse and has a beautiful boiler in the center of the wreckage. The cavernname in the bottom directs the dive in this wreck, once it is dismantled.

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Germania and Bretangne are two very close shipwrecks. Their caverns blend in at the bottom. Three large boilers, mast, anchors, bows and basements can be identified. All this can be seen in a shallow dive, near the Barra lighthouse, at the entrance of Todos os Santos Bay.

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Prainha

This is a sheltered site and easy to access. An ideal dive spot for training in various diving modalities, such as night, snorkeling, and Stress and Rescue. This site offers shallow and sheltered diving, with lots of marine life and shoals of fish are always present.

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Reliance is next to the hill of Christ, in Barra. It is a place with easy access and maximum depth of 8 meters at high tide. The machines are still apparent and intact The boilers and the steering wheel are buried in the sand. It is possible to see a propeller blade out.

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The Terno is a new dive site, discovered in 2018. It is a very large area of coral reefs with a lot of marine life, turtles, morays, and many exotic fish. Maximum depth varies from 12 to 14 meters. This point is very pleasant for divers of all levels.

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Corais de Ondina

Corals of Ondina, also known as Gardens, composes an area of 200 square meters, with a rocky background covered by corals. Interesting place with lots of marine life and schools of fish. It is common to see fish from passages and larger animals such as sharans, whiting, rays and lobsters.

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Quebra-mar

Two-mile wall, full of corals. It is very common to see seahorses, morays, lobsters and reef fish. Maximum depth of 8 meters.

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The Portuguese galleon Most Holy Sacrament sank in 1668 after captaining a fleet on the Atlantic crossing to Salvador. It ended up arriving at night of great storm and sank at the entrance of All Saints Bay, shipwreck of great historical value, possible to see cannons and many anchors of the time.

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Blackadder sank in 1905. He was a 70-metre Clipper sailboat with three masts. Its moorings loosened due to a storm and it crashed into the coral reefs of Boa Viagem Beach. Today this wreck rests at 9 meters deep and its structure is preserved and apparent.

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