Scandola Marine Reserve

Discover the best dive centers in Scandola Marine Reserve

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Discover the best dive centers in Scandola Marine Reserve

Diving around Scandola Marine Reserve - Gulf of Girolata & Porto, Corsica

Stunning shoreline and crystal clear, warm waters await scuba divers around the Scandola Nature Reserve, in the Gulf of Girolata and the Gulf of Porto. An astounding marine biodiversity is to be found here on the North Western side of the Island of Corsica. Tough you cannot scubadive inside the Reserve, diving right on the border is of utmost quality! Many will tell you that it's the best diving in Corsica...

Diving in this region offers walls, rocky slopes and large pinnacles. Marine flora and fauna is diverse and rich and includes forests of red gorgonian fans, nudibranchs, crayfish, moray eels and groupers. In the middle of the UNESCO World Heritage Piana Calanques, divers can find the Ficajola dive site and its beautiful wall.

At the southern end of the Gulf of Porto, check out one of the most beautiful spots in this area, Capo Rosso. Other dive sites include: Scopa’s Spit, Senino’s Pinnacle, Monte Rosso, Punta Munchillina and Vardiola.

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Diving around Scandola Marine Reserve - Gulf of Girolata & Porto, Corsica

Stunning shoreline and crystal clear, warm waters await scuba divers around the Scandola Nature Reserve, in the Gulf of Girolata and the Gulf of Porto. An astounding marine biodiversity is to be found here on the North Western side of the Island of Corsica. Tough you cannot scubadive inside the Reserve, diving right on the border is of utmost quality! Many will tell you that it's the best diving in Corsica...

Diving in this region offers walls, rocky slopes and large pinnacles. Marine flora and fauna is diverse and rich and includes forests of red gorgonian fans, nudibranchs, crayfish, moray eels and groupers. In the middle of the UNESCO World Heritage Piana Calanques, divers can find the Ficajola dive site and its beautiful wall.

At the southern end of the Gulf of Porto, check out one of the most beautiful spots in this area, Capo Rosso. Other dive sites include: Scopa’s Spit, Senino’s Pinnacle, Monte Rosso, Punta Munchillina and Vardiola.

For more details on the different diving regions of Corsica:

Diving around Scandola Marine Reserve - Gulf of Girolata & Porto, Corsica

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