Malta’s crystal-clear waters and beautiful underwater scenery make for an unforgettable experience, whether scuba diving or snorkelling. The abundance of wrecks to be explored ensure that divers from beginner to expert can find new and interesting dive sites on each trip and the beautiful reefs and marine life mean snorkelers needn’t miss out either.
Malta boasts some of the clearest waters in the world with excellent visibility all the way down to 30 metres so a boat dive or shore dive in one of the country’s wrecks or reefs is sure to exhilarate even the most experienced of divers. Explore Billinghurst Cave which stretches from just below the surface down to 27 metres and is home to some beautiful coral and marine life. For divers looking for a shallower dive, the beautiful St. Marija Caves house some fascinating marine life or, for the advanced divers interested in marine life there is plenty to be seen at Dwejra Point – one of the most spectacular sites in Malta. The waters surrounding Malta are also home to some interesting wrecks, none more so than the light World War II bomber, the Blenheim which can be explored to a depth of 42 metres. A shallower wreck is accessible at 10-15 metres – the Carolita Barge.
Snorkelers are also well catered for in Malta and no previous experience is required to explore the beautiful reefs and turquoise waters. Explore Cirkewwa and meet the diverse sea life which frequent this reef. Discover the Mediterranean’s version of a coral reef at Coral Garden which is home to some colourful fauna. These are just a couple of examples of the abundant opportunities for snorkelling in Malta.
If you’re looking for a different kind of discovery in Malta, why not combine your diving/snorkelling trip with an English course? Maltalingua School of English offers quality teaching and gives you the opportunity to meet new people from all over the world and, perhaps, meet a new dive buddy to spend your free afternoons off-shore with.