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Is there good scuba diving in Malta?

Is there good scuba diving in Malta?

It comprises three islands: Malta, Gozo and Comino. With clear waters and rocky scenery the islands are very good for diving. There are over 80 ship and aircraft wrecks in Maltese waters, about 15 of which are regularly dived.

How is the diving in Malta?

Sitting in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea, the Maltese Islands offer fantastic diving that is easily accessible from all over Europe. It’s especially popular with U.K. divers, as it’s only a three-hour flight away. We can sum up the diving in four words: wrecks, reefs, cliffs, and more wrecks (okay, five words).

Can you Dive in Malta?

Malta’s caves, reefs and wrecks are reached from either the shore or by boat and are suitable for beginners, advanced and technical divers. One of Malta’s most popular dive sites is the Blue Hole. If you’re not qualified in wreck diving – Malta could be the place to learn. …

Where can I dive in Malta?

Here are some of the top wreck dives in Malta and Gozo.

  • Oil tanker Um El Faroud, Malta.
  • MV Karwela Wreck, Gozo.
  • Patrol boat P29, Malta.
  • The Blenheim Bomber wreck, Malta.
  • The Blue Hole, Gozo.
  • Santa Marija Caves, Comino.
  • Reqqa Reef, Gozo.
  • Inland Sea tunnel, Gozo.

How much does it cost to dive in Malta?

How much does scuba diving in Malta cost?

Type of Scuba Diving Activity Price
Scuba Diver Certification Course 255€ – 375€
Open Water Diver Certification Course 360€ – 450€
Advanced Open Water Diver Certification Course 295€ – 325€
Diving Excursions for Certified Divers* 30€ – 75€

Where can I sleep in Malta?

Where to Stay in Malta: Best Areas

  • Sliema, one of the best places to stay in Malta.
  • St Julian´s, where to stay in Malta for nightlife.
  • Valletta, best place to stay in Malta for sightseeing.
  • Il-Gżira and Msida, budget price accommodations and local experience.
  • Mellieha, where to stay in Malta for a beach vacation.
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How common are shark attacks in Malta?

Where most shark attacks have occurred in Europe

European country Number of shark attacks since 1900 Number of fatal attacks
Greece 24 13
France 10 3
Portugal 8 1
Malta 5 3

Is it safe to swim in Malta?

Malta and Gozo’s waters are not really tidal, and when the weather is calm it’s usually completely safe to swim. Major beaches, such as Golden Bay on Malta and Ramla Bay on Gozo have lifeguards patrolling and a flag system operating from June to September; take note of the flags.

Have there been any shark attacks in Malta?

There have only been three reported shark attacks in Malta within known history. The first fatal one was a fisherman attacked in Marsascala in 1907, and the second fatality was a swimmer, also attacked in Marsascala in 1956. Since then, there has only been one (non-fatal) attack off Fort St Elmo in 2010.

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