The Maltese Islands’ clear blue Mediterranean sea is ideal for free diving. All three Islands offer some unique diving experiences with an abundance of reefs, caves and wrecks that make diving here some of the most interesting in the Mediterranean.
Diving in MaltaThe calmness and clarity of the sea makes for excellent visibility whilst the risk of encountering dangerous fish is extremely low, creating the ultimate conditions for first time divers and beginners. For the more experienced divers, there are plenty of challenging dives to choose from.
The depths of the dives vary, from the very shallow 12-metre Għar Lapsi dive to Lantern Point, with its underwater tunnel leading down to well over 50 metres.
There are several types of diving courses and activities offered by locally licensed diving schools. It is always recommended to check with the diving centre as to where would be suitable to dive, depending on weather conditions and experience.