DIVE POINTS

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Punta Es Ploms
 

Depth: 0 to 30 meters.

Levels: from Open Water.

Communities: vertical wall with white gorgonians, crashes with red gorgonians and coralligenous with big holes.

Wildlife: moray eels, nudibranchs, lobsters, barracudas, shark eggs, some rays and moon fish can be seen in spring.

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Fitó Island

Depth: 0 to 25 meters.
Levels: from Open Water.
Communities: slopes covered with white gorgonians, crashes with red gorgonians and small caves.
Wildlife: scorpion fish, moray eels, barracudas, groupers; you can see monkfish in spring, moonfish in spring and sea eagles in summer.

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Furió Fitó

Depth: 14 to 52 meters.
Levels: from Advanced OWD.
Communities: platform with the northern slope completely vertical, covered with red gorgonians. Have a second pinnacle that starts at 26 meters to more than 50 at the base.
Wildlife: moray eels, conger eels, lobsters, dentex, nudibranchs; Moonfish can be seen in late spring, monkfish with cold water and beautiful tuna in autumn.

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Cap de Begur

Depth: 0 to 38 meters.
Levels: from Advanced OWD.
Communities: vertical wall of white gorgonians with a parallel rocky bar with red gorgonians and coralligenous with big holes. Drift dive.
Wildlife: scorpion fish, moray eels, groupers, rays; You can see sea eagles and moonfish in late spring. It is also possible to see large conger eels or lobsters.

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Illa Negra

Depth: 0 to 22 meters.
Levels: from Open Water.
Communities: slopes of white gorgonians with caves, coralligenous with green algae Halimeda tuna and crashes with yellow encrusting anemone. Excellent for nightdive.
Wildlife: moray eels, large banks of bream, barracudas, conger eels, groupers, nudibranchs; You can see monkfish in spring and rays or electric rays buried in the sand.

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Barda de la Illa Negra
 

Depth: 13 to 32 meters.
Levels: from Advanced OWD.
Communities: rocky coralligenous bar covered with green algae with lots of holes.
Wildlife: moray eels, scorpion fish, groupers, sea horses, large schools of barracudas; You can see sea eagle rays and john dory fish in spring.

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El sorrall

Depth: 5 to 21 meters.
Levels: from Open Water.
Communities: platform with white gorgonians slopes that fall into a sandy area with numerous anemones. It's possible can swim back to the beach, without limit of time.
Wildlife: moray eels, conger eels, lobsters, nudibranchs, phantom prawns; You can see stingrays, rays and electric rays resting on the base.

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Aiguablava Beach

Depth: up to 19 meters.
Levels: for all levels.
Communities: the beach has multiple routes, usually the left area is the shallowest, ideal for try scubas and where we have the copy of archaeological site. The right area falls on a 19 meter depth, where there is a large rocky canyon with white gorgonians and many sponges. Excellent for nightdive.
Wildlife: moray eels, scorpion fish, conger eels, nudibranchs.

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Canons de Tamariu

Depth: 9 to 35 meters.
Levels: from Advanced OWD.
Communities: 4 parallel rocky bars that are covered with red gorgonians,  tree sponges and a coralligenous bottom with big holes.
Wildlife: moray eels, scorpion fish, groupers, large schools of barracudas, dentex; Moonfish and monkfish can be seen in spring.

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Canons de Fora

Depth: 16 to more than 45 meters.
Levels: from Advanced OWD.
Communities: Very similar to the previous dive, there are also 4 parallel rock bars but located at greater depth. The gorgonians communities are larger and the wildlife is quiet.
Wildlife: large banks of barracudas and dentex, moray eels, scorpion fish, imperial bream; you can see banks of little tunas.

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Furió d'Aiguaxélida

Depth: 0 to 34 meters.
Levels: from Open Water.
Communities: rocky island with 4 bars parallel to the east in the shape of a half moon form. The vertical walls are covered with white and red gorgonians, with coralligenous bottom and a tunnel next to the anchoring.
Wildlife: scorpion fish, barracudas, dentex, moray eels, groupers, nudibranchs.

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Nightdive in Tamariu

Depth: up to 14 meters.
Levels: from Advanced OW.
Communities: bottom of coarse sand that passes to thin with depth. The morphology of the beach protects it completely from the northern storms and is an ideal nightdive.
Wildlife: rays, electric rays, octopus, cuttlefish, squid, sole, nigh anemones, flying gurnard.

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