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Maltese diving enjoys excellent visibility and beautiful underwater scenery, we have dives suitable for all ranges of ability and interests. The depths of the dives vary, from the very shallow 12-metre Ghar Lapsi dive to the 40m + Lantern Point, which takes divers to an underwater tunnel that leads down well over 50 meters. As well as some fantastic under water life excellent  wreck dives and Cave dives that, combined with the excellent visibility,give some very unique diving experiences. We have listed, just some of, what Malta has to offer. You can also check out many of the best dive sites on Video, take a look at what we regard as the best dive sites that the Maltese Islands have to offer.

The Maltese Islands have recently been voted the premier dive destination in Europe and third best globally by the readers of Diver magazine in their annual Diver Awards, see the new Malta Tourism Authority brochure for more information on this and diving in Malta, Gozo and Comino.

See below for more information and videos of the best dive sites in Malta and Gozo! To see what fantastic creatures you can see, go to our new Underwater Life page.

Dive SitesLocationMaximum Depths
Dive Malta House Reef St Julian's, Malta 12m
Ghar Lapsi Finger Reef Ghar Lapsi, Malta 12m
Anchor Bay Popeye's Village 12m
The Right Arch Cirkewwa Point, Malta 14m
The Left Arch & The Valley Cirkewwa Point, Malta 21m
Sugar Loaf & Madonna Cirkewwa Point, Malta 25m
Coral Garden & Chimney Dwejra, Gozo 18m
Blue Grotto Reef Wied Iz-Zurrieq, Malta 25m
Blue Hole Dwejra, Gozo 25m
Inland Sea Tunnel Dwejra, Gozo 28m
Azure Window Dwejra, Gozo 40m+
Double Arch Marsalforn, Gozo 40m
Reqqa Point Marsalforn, Gozo 40m+
Lantern Point Comino 40m+
Wreck Dive Sites LocationMaximum Depths
H.M.S. Maori, Destroyer Valletta, Malta 14m
P-31, Patrol Boat Comino 18m
X-127 Waterlighter/Carolita Barge Manoel Island, Malta 20m
Um El Faroud, Tanker Wied iz Zurrieq, Malta 35m
The Tugboat Rozi Cirkewwa 35m
P-29 Patrol Boat Cirkewwa Point, Malta 36m
Bristol Beaufighter St. Julian's Bay, Malta 37m
M.V. Comino Land Ix-Xatt L-Ahmar, Gozo 38m
M.V. Karwela Ix-Xatt L-Ahmar, Gozo 40m
Imperial Eagle, Car Ferry Qawra Point 40m
Paddle Steamer Hellespont Nr Grand Harbour, Valletta 41m
Blenheim Bomber Delimara Point 40m
H.M.S. Stubborn, Submarine Qawra Point 56m
H.M. Drifter Eddie, Minesweeper Nr Grand Harbour, Valletta 56m
Le Polynesien Off Marsascala 65m
HMS Southwold Off Marsascala 68m-73m
Cave Dive Sites Location Maximum Depths
Anchor Bay Cave Popeye's Village, Malta 12m
Coral Cave Dwejra, Gozo 30m
Mgarr ix Xini Caves Mgarr, Gozo 20m
Xlendi Cave Xlendi,Gozo 18m
Santa Maria Caves Comino 10m
Alex's Cave Cominotto, Comino 18m
St. Dimitri Point Gozo 18m
Billinghurst Cave Reqqa Point, Gozo 25m