La Colombara, Portofino

MACHINE TRANSLATION: To the east of the canal that leads to San Fruttuoso, a recess in the wall of the Promontory offers shelter to many doves, which give their name to the point of immersion. the dive starts at a depth of 10 meters, from where a wall that sinks to 36 meters.

MACHINE TRANSLATION: In this dive site we can find: red coral typical of the area, yellow daisies, groupers, "soft coral" gorgonians, moray eels and, for the luckiest ones, passing fish.

Level

Level

  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 15 m
Current

Current

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

DIVE TYPES

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

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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Dive sites nearby

The subsoil of this popular bathing lake consists of gravel, which offers good visibility even during heavy bathing. On weekends there are usually plenty of divers on site. Those who can may prefer to dive during the week when it is less crowded.

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Faro di Portofino

One of the most beautiful walls in Italy. The wall reaches significant depths (80 mt) in the part near the buoy and in the direction of Portofino. Maintaining particular interest even in the deep part, is in the range between 15 and 25 meters where you can see most of the fish.

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The U-455, launched in 1941, was a German submarine built for service during World War II. It was discovered in very deep water, it is almost certain that she was sunk in 1944 southeast of Genoa by a mine. She is 67 meters in length and sits between 110 - 120 meters. The dive is considered extremely challenging.

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Equa’s Wreck is about a 25 minute boat ride. Equa’s Wreck sits in front of Riomaggiore, two miles from the coast.

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This diving point is inside zone B of the Cinque Terre National Park. The site is perfect for beginning divers, and divers with little experience.

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This dive site is called Grimaldo Rock and is located close to the protected area of 5 Terre. The outcropping pinnacle is located a few tens of meters from the coast. The site can be reached in 35 minutes.

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This dive site is accessed by a 20 minute boat ride from San Terenzo. Ferale rock is at the edge of the Cinque Terre National Park.

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This diving point is along Porto Venere coast. It’s a shallow goes towards the open sea. Maximum depth 20 meters. we can reach this diving point in 15 minutes of navigation time

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It takes about 25 minutes to arrive at this wreck. The Concordia wreck is six miles from the coast and lies at 43 meters deep, making this a more advanced dive.

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Upon entering this site you will find a steep slope of rocks that reach a maximum depth of 30 meters. This site is full of dens and holes, ideal habitat for countless species of marine animals. A dive that never disappoints.

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