L' Arche

MACHINE TRANSLATION: 20 minutes by boat from Golfe Juan, this site is for experienced divers. Located to the north of the Ants, this arch at 27.5 m deep opens the door to a drop off that goes down to 48 m. By going up to the North Ant you can easily make your safety stops around the rocks.

MACHINE TRANSLATION: Site rich in lobsters, gorgonians, barracudas, dentys, morays, and various rock fish. Rocks colonized by various algae and anemones that make it very colorful.

Level

Level

  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 14 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Wall/Drop Off

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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A multi-level dive site that is 20 minutes from Golfe Juan. This site is ideal for new divers because the rock is close to the surface. A very interesting dive that will delight beginners as well as the most experienced diver. This site has an interesting orientation of the meandering rocks.

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Le Chameau

To the southwest of the Fourmigue, this site is characterized by an elongated rock topped by 2 humps. The top of the site is at 10 meters marked by a mooring buoy, the bottom at 42 meters just before passing over Dante’s Inferno.

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Sec a Pierre

At 35 minute boat ride from Golfe Juan toward the southwest of the Fourmigue. This site offers beautiful diving between 17 and 53 meters. This drop follows a vast plateau of Posidonia and at the bottom of the reef draw perpendiculars at regular intervals.

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Cap Antibe

35 minutes from Golfe Juan, this is a site for beginners and advanced divers, ideal for both classes and exploration, being rich in flora and fauna. It’s topography consists of a very long drop-off, allowing for simple navigation out and back, which is great for beginners as advanced. The site is sheltered from the east wind and has a max depth of 40 meters.

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Le Boule

This site sits at the end of the Cap d’Antibes. The top of the rock is less than 2 meters deep and the bottom of the drop-off is 43 meters. It takes about 40 minutest to navigate from Golfe Juan to reach this site. This could be a difficult site to dive in the summer due to its location and the frequency of ships, however, it remains a magnificent site.

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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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La Lauve

45 minutes from Golfe Juan, this site is exposed to the south swell and the east wind, and is one of the most beautiful on the coast. It alternates reef and white sand, from a plateau rich in posidonia. This is a spectacular site where you can see the wall drop from 3 to 38 m. deep

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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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Cap Gros

Near Antibes, a 50-minute boat ride from Golfe Juan, this site is marked by a mooring buoy. Depth is 0.80 meters to 35 meters, marked by a drop-off and several reefs underwater. This site is subject to a strong current and demands divers to be in good physical condition.

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Bilitis

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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