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Diving Croatia

With over 5000 km of indented coastline on the Adriatic Sea, Croatia offers plenty of diving opportunities! The country is now in the E.U. so it is easier than ever to get travelling all around. The climate is typically mediterranean with warm, dry summers and mild winters. You can dive here year round but it's safer to bring a (semi)dry suit if you're not diving in the heart of summer!

Some say there are about 115 official dive sites, scattered in various places: the warm bay of Kvarner to the North, Trogir in the middle and Dubrovnik to the South. But considering the shallow waters, the seemingly endless visibility, the amount of caves, arches and islands, and the archeological treasures resting on the seabed, we can say that Croatia has an unlimited supply of dive places!

Off to sea, the walls and drops are pretty rare but they give you a chance to see some pelagics like tunas, marlins or groupers, as around the islands of Susac and Bisevo. It can be challenging but spectacular diving comes at a price...

You can shore or boat dive among vast fields of posidonia; with a lot of sandy and pebbly shores, diving in Croatia is mainly for invertebrates and camouflaged marine life. If you're fond of nudibranchs, octopus and seahorses and are an underwater macro photographer, search no more!

Cave diving is huge here: above and under the water, croatian landscape is defined by holes in rocks! On dry land, the iconic Plitvice UNESCO World Heritage lakes and waterfalls have set the bar really high. Underwater the numerous caves offer endless fun for divers of all levels, ranging from the massive open-face ones to the narrow veins foraging deep within the rock! There are also pinnacles, tunnels, arches, cracks and swim-thrus...

At last, if History floats your boat, you'll find plenty to quench your thirst for vestiges from the (very) distant to modern past. Wrecks of course, like the Tragurium in Trogir ; but also amphores and items used in Ancient and Medieval trades, or WWI and II machines.

Most of the best dive sites are located in a protected area so check out with your dive center that you're not breaking the law!

Diving Croatia

With over 5000 km of indented coastline on the Adriatic Sea, Croatia offers plenty of diving opportunities! The country is now in the E.U. so it is easier than ever to get travelling all around. The climate is typically mediterranean with warm, dry summers and mild winters. You can dive here year round but it's safer to bring a (semi)dry suit if you're not diving in the heart of summer!

Some say there are about 115 official dive sites, scattered in various places: the warm bay of Kvarner to the North, Trogir in the middle and Dubrovnik to the South. But considering the shallow waters, the seemingly endless visibility, the amount of caves, arches and islands, and the archeological treasures resting on the seabed, we can say that Croatia has an unlimited supply of dive places!

Off to sea, the walls and drops are pretty rare but they give you a chance to see some pelagics like tunas, marlins or groupers, as around the islands of Susac and Bisevo. It can be challenging but spectacular diving comes at a price...

You can shore or boat dive among vast fields of posidonia; with a lot of sandy and pebbly shores, diving in Croatia is mainly for invertebrates and camouflaged marine life. If you're fond of nudibranchs, octopus and seahorses and are an underwater macro photographer, search no more!

Cave diving is huge here: above and under the water, croatian landscape is defined by holes in rocks! On dry land, the iconic Plitvice UNESCO World Heritage lakes and waterfalls have set the bar really high. Underwater the numerous caves offer endless fun for divers of all levels, ranging from the massive open-face ones to the narrow veins foraging deep within the rock! There are also pinnacles, tunnels, arches, cracks and swim-thrus...

At last, if History floats your boat, you'll find plenty to quench your thirst for vestiges from the (very) distant to modern past. Wrecks of course, like the Tragurium in Trogir ; but also amphores and items used in Ancient and Medieval trades, or WWI and II machines.

Most of the best dive sites are located in a protected area so check out with your dive center that you're not breaking the law!

Diving Croatia

With over 5000 km of indented coastline on the Adriatic Sea, Croatia offers plenty of ...

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