Boat Dives

With dive sites just a stone's throw away from each other, you will be able to explore a variety of underwater worlds. We've listed some of the best known dive sites ranging from labyrinthine caves to reefs and wartime wrecks. For more excitement, try a night dive or dive deeper to 30 or 40 metres. Colours appear almost fluorescent by torchlight. For the more experienced, these dives offer a unique adventure.

Images featured in this section are derived from: SCUBA DIVING MALTA GOZO COMINO - A Complete Diving Guide to the Maltese Islands by Peter G. Lemon. All rights reserved. Copyright material used by permission from the author.


Billinghurst Cave

Billinghurst Cave

near Għasri, Gozo Billingshurst Cave is found to the west of Reqqa Point in the Northern part of Gozo. The top of the cave entrance is just above the surface and the bottom is at 27 meters. Read More
Cominotto Reef

Cominotto Reef

near Cominotto, Comino Cominotto is a smaller island off the north-west corner of Comino. Northwest of Cominotto is an underwater reef. Read More
Dwejra Point

Dwejra Point

Dwejra, limits of San Lawrenz, Gozo Dwejra is one of the most spectacular dive sites in Malta, with deep water (60 metres) and many caves and arches. The most dramatic is the 35 metre long tunnel... Read More
Fessej Rock

Fessej Rock

Mġarr ix-Xini, limits of Xewkija, Gozo Fessej Rock is a tall, circular and vertical column of rock which rises about 15 metres above the water and plunges vertically... Read More
Fungus Rock

Fungus Rock

Dwejra, limits of San Lawrenz, Gozo Fungus Rock is a huge rock in Dwejra Bay, on the western coast of Gozo. Access is only by boat. The average depth is of... Read More
Imperial Eagle

Imperial Eagle

Qawra Point, near St. Paul’s Bay, Malta The Imperial Eagle was one of the ferryboats connecting Malta and Gozo.
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Irqieqa Point

Irqieqa Point

near Cominotto, Comino A thin of land on the southwestern tip of Comino with a sheer drop-off to 40 metres. The water is clear and the cold currents support large shoals of sardines and... Read More
Lantern Point

Lantern Point

near Cominotto, Comino This dive is a boat dive and starts from a shallow rocky shelf at 6 metres, where the boat usually anchors. Above the entrance to a 'chimney', an almost vertical tunnel, drops down to... Read More
San Dimitri Point

San Dimitri Point

near Għarb, Gozo San Dimitri Point is at the most westerly point in Gozo. It is an imposing rock jutting out from the shore, and is only accessible by boat. Read More
St. Marija Caves

St. Marija Caves

near Cominotto, Comino This is an ideal second dive location for those who have made the boat trip to Comino and want an interesting shallow location. Read More
Xatt l-Aħmar

Xatt l-Aħmar

near Mġarr, Malta This site is a small bay southwest of Mġarr. Access is generally from the shore. The dive starts across a wide horizontal ledge, about 9 metres deep, which is covered with... Read More