28.1423, -16.4381

2527 Logged Dives

Abades

Just about 15 kilometers south of the airport sits this marine protected area where you can dive all year round because it is protected by the Trade Winds.

Teeming with rare or endangered marine species: green turtles, angel sharks, frogfish, and harlequin crabs, along with Atlantic stingrays and large trumpet fishes, triggers, and much more.


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

This data is provided from the logbook information in the MySSI app

DIVE TYPES

  • Night Dive
  • Macro Spot
  • Snorkeling
  • Pinnacle, Needle, Seamount

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced

Programs

  • Extended Range (XR)
  • Freediving
  • Scuba

Entry

  • Shore/Beach

Body of Water

  • Salt Water

currents

  • no
  • moderate
  • medium

Maximum Depth

  • 11m

Visibility

  • 17m
This data is provided by divers logging their dives in the mySSI App
Wildlife Diversity
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Rays
Stingrays
Fishes
Barracuda
Wrasse
Sand Eel
Ribbon Moray Eel (Ghost Eel)
Scorpionfishes
Parrotfish
Damselfish
Porcupine Fish
Trumpetfish
Emperors
Molluscs
Octopus
Cuttlefish
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Rays
Stingrays
Fishes
Barracuda
Wrasse
Sand Eel
Ribbon Moray Eel (Ghost Eel)
Scorpionfishes
Parrotfish
Damselfish
Porcupine Fish
Trumpetfish
Emperors
Molluscs
Octopus
Cuttlefish

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