High Stones

This is a rock formation in front of the diving center that starts at 2 meters and reaches 7 meters. Very sheltered and no current, making it ideal for diving and snorkeling lessons. Visibility is around 20m.

Very shallow waters are chosen by different species of breams and puffers, blennys, wide-eyed flounders, rays, morays, damselfish, turkish wrasse, bogues, and parrotfish.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
Visibility

Visibility

  • 19 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Wall/Drop Off

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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Dive sites nearby

House reef

Diving from the beach, you can reach 6 meters deep. The visibility depends on the wind, but is usually very sheltered from the prevailing winds. This site has ideal conditions for confined water classes, beginning divers, and snorkeling.

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This Navy corvette sunk in July 2016 to create an artificial reef. The top of the ship is at about 15m and the bottom is at 30m. Visibility is always greater than 25m. Usually sheltered from the current and the wind.

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This cargo boat sunk in October 2000. The highest point of the wreck is at about 24m and the bottom can reach 35m. There is rarely a current and visibility is always more than 25m. This site is sheltered from the prevailing wind.

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Maldivas

Situated on the east side of the island, this site is a great place for beginners with depths between 5 and 9 meters, without currents, and with curious rock formations.

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Baixa do Alex

Easy diving between 24 and 26 meters but with difficult orientation, sheltered place and without current close to the port entrance. Visibility between 20 and 30 meters.

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Âncoras

The name derives from several abandoned local fisher boat anchors, which can be found there. Our anchor buoy is at 6m depth. It is an ideal dive site for Try Divers, beginners, check dives and snorkelling.

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Pedra do Ginja

The dive site, formerly named “Pedra do J“, has been renamed to “GINJA“ after a resident dusky grouper. The fish is very friendly and nosy and usually comes to meet the divers. He likes to swim among them and will often follow for the whole dive.

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Baixa do J

Reef with large rocks that shelter many marine species. It starts at 13m and goes up to 20m. Current between mild to moderate. Visibility of about 20-30m.

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Baixa dos Leques

Easy dive but sometimes subject to some current. The reef has a platform that starts at 8m and goes up to 22m on the sand. Visibility between 20 and 30 meters.

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Baixa do Cotrim

Easy dive in a reef located on the east side of the island, within the nature reserve area, with depths between 8m on top of the reef and 22m on the sand.

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