Small island within the Port-Cros National Park
Calanque au Sombre: 42° 59' 21.24" N, 6° 23' 47.22" E
Data & Description
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Description dive spot:
The classic dive, which is probably carried out here by all dive centers on site, begins in the Calanque au Lou (Wolf Bay). Then left shoulder to the underwater rocks. On the rocks between 15 and 40 meters, there are many gorgonians and larger groupers. Then head north past the Tombant Est. Then steep wall east. The dive ends in Calanque au Sombre (Shadow Bay).
Sometimes strong current prevails here, then the dive site can only be dived on the back side, but then very comfortable with the current.
Dive site within the national park with a lot of fish. Big groupers, in open water barracudas, mackerel and barbel. On the reef you can watch goldlines and snails.
Local dive center:
European Diving School
Anyone who does not dive there with a dive center must first sign the protection agreement with the national park in the harbor in the office of the national park by hand (!) and show it at checks. Otherwise, there is a risk of a dismissal!
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