Secca della Formica Porticello

MACHINE TRANSLATION: A mile from the port of Porticello emerges the rock of Formica which for years has been protected as a site of special interest for its peculiarities related to biodiversity, morphology and archaeological finds. The rock starts from the surface and reaches a depth of 60 meters and is suitable for any diver.

MACHINE TRANSLATION: Biodiversity is the master on this dive site open to all divers, schools of amberjack and pelagic fish, gorgonians, black coral and lobsters are the masters.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 13 m
Current

Current

  • Слабка течія
  • Без течії
  • Сильна течія
  • Розривна течія
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Занурення в Течії
  • Снорклінг
  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Macro Spot

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Affiliated Training Center

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