28.1423, -16.4381

1581 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

  • Freediving
  • Scuba

Entry

  • Shore/Beach

Body of Water

  • Salt

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
Molluscs
Octopus
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Rays
Stingrays
Fishes
Barracuda
Wrasse
Molluscs
Octopus

RECOMMENDED TRAINING

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Night Diving and Limited Visibility

Diving does not end when the sun goes down! Become a night diver and meet the incredible marine life that only comes out at night. Join the SSI Night Diving and Limited Visibility specialty program and you will learn all you need to dive safely at night or in limited visibility. Upon completion, you will earn your SSI Night Diving and Limited Visibility specialty certification.

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Waves, Tides & Currents

Water motion can have a huge effect on your diving. Take control of your dives no matter the conditions with the SSI Waves, Tides and Currents specialty. You will learn all you need to dive safely and comfortably in currents, waves, rivers and from shore. Earn this specialty certification now!

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Navigation

Underwater navigation is a crucial dive skill, but it does not need to be difficult. Become a better, more confident diver who always knows where they are going. Start the SSI Navigation specialty online today!

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Deep Diving

Are you ready to become a deep diver and explore deeper wrecks, coral-encrusted walls, reefs and more? Many exciting dive sites lie in deep waters and the SSI Deep Diving Specialty will teach you how to get there – safely and with confidence. You will learn how to plan and conduct dives to between 18 and 40 meters deep and earn your SSI Deep Diving Specialty certification.


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