Malta

SANTA MARIA REEF

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Santa Maria Reef is located North East of Comino Island just before Santa Maria Caves. This dive is suitable for all level of divers with a maximum depth of 22 metres. The boat will anchor in 10 metres. Less visited but this is a large dive site with two main routes. The routes are chosen before the dive according to the group. There are a number of swim-throughs and overhangs.

Particulars

Santa Maria Reef is well known for sponges, tubeworms and corals. The large swim through to the north has a large colony of red anemones in its roof.

Warnings

Exposed for northern winds.

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SANTA MARIA REEF Features

Nicknames
Santa Marija Reef
Address
N.v.t. N/A
Parking
At boat charter
Distance
30 min.
Suitable for
All levels, underwater photography
Permit
N.v.t.
Access
Free access
Facilities
None
Water
Salt
Tide
N.v.t.
Kind of dive
Boat dive, reef dive , explorer dive, underwater naturalist
Current
Limited / variable
Visibility
20-40 m.
Average visibility
30 m.
Depth
22 m.
Bottom
rotsblokken,zand en rotsen
Life
Anemone, bath sponge, barracuda, double banded bream, sardine, scorpionfish, amberjack, tube worm, soft coral, common octopus, sponge, striped red mullet, painted comber, saddled bream
Other recreation
None
Emergency
112

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