Le Petit Cap Roux

MACHINE TRANSLATION: In the heart of the Cap Roux reserve. Area marked by a buoy for diving centers. In reality 2 boxes separated by 300 meters indicating zones from 18 M to more than 40 m With a fauna and flora preserved at the foot of the red mountains of Esterel that you will find under water.

MACHINE TRANSLATION: Barracudas, Meru, huge dentex, school of Creoles... the area lends itself to the observation of huge hunts with large predators coming to fill up the shoals of small fish.

Level

Level

  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 17 m
Current

Current

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Night Dive
  • 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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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.

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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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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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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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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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Grotte à Corail

40 minutes from Golfe Juan, this site is sheltered from the east by the Tradelière. The bottom of the wall is 38 meters away. At the end comes a big reef structure invaded by red gorgonians. An ideal site for beginner to advanced divers.

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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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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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La Petite Françoise

A 30 minute boat ride will get you to this site, which is actually in two parts. The first is materialized by a mooring buoy on the wall (9 to 42 m) and the second part is materialized by the island of Tradelière, great for beginners (0 to 15 meters).

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