Malta

BILLINGHURST CAVE

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Ben Leermakers w. Corsair Diving Malta

10-7-18

Terrific dive into the big Billinghurst Cave that is filled with corals, sponges, urchins, …

30 m Visibility
21 °C - m

Billinghurst Cave, close to Reqqa Point, is a big 35 meter deep cavern with its entrance at the bottom of a reefwall at 24 meters. The length of the cave is about 50 meters, with the possibility to emerge at the end. Because of the curves and boulders you may lose sight of the entrance of the cave, making this feel like a cave dive.

Particulars

Enter the cave with a giant stride after a small descending walk. Exiting by a ladder or via Reqqa Point. The entrance, seen from within the cavern, creates a beautiful 'Blue Window'.

Warnings

Watch out, rocky and sharp path to entry point. Experienced divers only.

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BILLINGHURST CAVE Features

Nicknames
Billingshurst Cave, Train tunnel, Reqqa Billinghurst Cave
Address
Triq Is-Sagħtrija, Iż-Żebbuġ, Gozo, Malta
Parking
Sufficient parking
Distance
30 m.
Suitable for
Experienced divers, underwater photography, cave divers
Permit
N.v.t.
Access
Free access, stairs or ladder, giant stride, rocky and sharp path.
Facilities
None
Water
Salt
Tide
N.v.t.
Kind of dive
Boat dive, shore dive, cavern dive
Current
Limited / strong / variable
Visibility
10 - 30 m.
Average visibility
25 m.
Depth
35 m.
Bottom
rotsblokken,rots
Life
Dusky grouper or merou, anemone, common starfish, common prawn, mediterranean cardinalfish or king of the mullets, bryozoan or sea-mat, yellow cluster anemone, noble pen shell or fan mussel
Other recreation
Rambling or trekking/hiking
Emergency
112

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