Diving Azores-Baixa Das Castanhetas

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Diving Azores-Baixa Das Castanhetas

Those who have already done it will tell you: Baixa Das Castanhetas is definitely worth diving! Located south of San Miguel, this old volcano towering up around 18m is an impressive reef with lava flows, arches and coral covered walls... In this 'Beginning-of-the-World' atmosphere, the big fish, the pelagics, are here, sometimes in great numbers! Don't miss out on this site if you're in the Azores.

Those who have already done it will tell you: Baixa Das Castanhetas is definitely worth diving! Located south of San Miguel, this old volcano towering up around 18m is an impressive reef with lava flows, arches and coral covered walls... In this 'Beginning-of-the-World' atmosphere, the big fish, the pelagics, are here, sometimes in great numbers! Don't miss out on this site if you're in the Azores.

Those who have already done it will tell you: Baixa Das Castanhetas is definitely worth diving! ...

Other information

Type of dive site
  • Rocky bed
Depth
  • More than 40
Visibility
Good
Current
Mild to strong
Required scuba diving level / certification
Open Water - CMAS 1
Boat trip duration
5 to 15 minutes
Fauna
  • Stingray
  • Eagle ray
  • Barracudas
  • Moray eels
  • Tuna
  • Turtle
  • Groupers
  • Conger eels
  • Scorpion fish
  • Seahorses
  • Lizardfish
  • Soft coral
  • Black coral

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Espirito Azul Diving Center

Our opinion on Espirito Azul Diving Center:

Located in Vila Franca Do Campo on the Island of Sao Miguel, Espirito Azul Diving Center will let you discover all the wonders of diving in the Azores. Just listen to Carlos, Espirito Azul's manager, and next thing you know, ...

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