HMS Stubborn

MV Imperial Eagle, launched in 1945, is a 45 m long deep wreck dive off the coast of Malta. It was a former ferry boat between Malta and Gozo. She was scuttled in 1999 as an artificial reef and an attraction for scuba divers in a marine conservation area.

The wreck lies between 25 - 42 m and is open for penetration; there are some rooms and corridors to swim through.

Level

Level

  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 19 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Wreck Dive

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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MV Imperial Eagle, wreck

MV Imperial Eagle, launched in 1945, is a 45 meter long deep wreck dive off the coast of Malta. It was a former ferry boat between Malta and Gozo. She was scuttled in 1999 as an artificial reef and an attraction for scuba divers in a marine conservation area.

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Ahrax is a dive site with a fascinating rock canyon with a max. depth of 21 meters. The highlight of the Ahrax Inland Sea is the access underwater to a closed cave in a depth of 9 meters. This leads to a breathtaking Inland Sea which offers the diver a fascinating play of light.

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Santa Marija caves is one of the two dives during our Full Day Boat Trip to Comino. It is a shallow and easy cave/cavern system safe and fun even for less experienced divers. At the end of the dive you’ll be encountered by a huge school of friendly sea breams that alaways awaits our boat to come.

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Ta Xbiex

Easy shore dive which is easily accessible with loads of entry points. Depths range from 5-20m. Ideally for courses and refresher dives. Generally always well protected from strong N winds.

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Latern Point (Ras I-Irqieqa)

Lantern Point is another boat dive south west of Comino Island. It offers a mix of swim throughs, boulders and drop offs. The main attraction is the chimney between 5 and 16m followed by boulders and swim throughs. It’s a dive site suitable for Advanced divers or higher.

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The P31 Wreck is another dive site visited during the Full Day Boat Trip to Comino. It is a small patrol boat wreck between 11m and 20m, making it a perfect dive site for those beginning their adventure with wrecks. It is safe to penetrate as all dangerous parts have been removed.

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Hondoq Reef

One of the hidden gems of Gozo, Hondoq Reef is the perfect second dive of the day. Shallow, with plenty of light and life, the reef has a myriad of arches, overhangs, and swim-throughs for divers to explore. This reef is a photographer’s dream due to the lighting, different textures, and ample life found here.

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Hondoq Bay

Hondoq Bay is a shallow bay on the southeast of Gozo and is ideal for courses and introduction dives. A suitable dive for inexperienced divers. You will find a sandy bottom, water pipeline, and arches to the east. There is a hidden inlet with a small cave to the west. Depth ranges from 5 to 12m.

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Xatt I'Ahmar Bay

Xatt l’Ahmar or Red bay is an easy and shallow bay perfect for introduction dives, training dives and for less experienced divers. The depths vary between 3 m to 15 m on the outside above the fields of Posidonia. There is a shallow reef, a sandy bottom and huge boulders. Full of natural light and colours.

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MV Cominoland (Wreck)

Cominoland is one of three wrecks scuttled in Xatt l’Ahmar in the south of Gozo. It is an old excursion boat to Comino that was scuttled in August 2006 together with nearby Karwela wreck. Cominoland is 35m long and lies at 40m. It has two decks and offers lot to explore. For advanced divers.

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