a nice grouper in spargiottello

 

Scuba diving in the Marine Park of the archipelago of la Maddalena
Dive sites in Spargi, Budelli and Razzoli

The smaller islands of the Archipelago, fascinating from a landscape point of view, are full of interesting dive spots.
dive spots in spargi, budelli und lavezzi

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Some dives among the many possible dives in this area:

Angelika Wreck

Angelika wreck A big cargo ship sunk about 30 years ago, which is at a depth between 14 and 20 metres, offers divers of any certification level the opportunity to do an interesting and fun dive on a wreck.
 

Washington Rock

wonderful dive in Spargi It is perhaps one of the most exciting dive spot in the area. A large shoal that rises from a depth of more than 50 meters with a top that reaches just few meters from the surface. On the bottom the rocks, covered by parazoanthus and red gorgonians, offer an unforgettable spectacle with groupers and barracudas which swim around.
 

Il pilastrino

Punta Tegge Two groups of rocks characterized by a notable development of sessile life forms. Many colored sponges cover the rocks, along with parazoanthus and bryozoa. The area is also populated by tiny nudibranchs and plenty of fish.
 

Secca di Spargiottello

Spargiottello, a beautiful and easy dive Located about 100 meters from the namesake islet, this shoal has a drop off on the open sea side which is inhabited by various types of gorgonians (white, yellow, and red), the opposite side is less steep and slopes gradually to the bottom with nooks covered by parazoanthus. On the top of this monolite it is easy to meet barracudas who stand quiet.
 

Aircraft engine

Aircraft engine underwater in Spargi The north eastern point of the island of Spargi offers underwater an interesting landslide of boulders that creates a fantastic landscape. Just off the tip, at a depth of 23 metres, lies on the sand the engine of a plane.
 
Groupers city
Secca delle cernie The famous dive in the Marine Reserve of Lavezzi where you can observe, at close range, groupers and other fish
Difficulty: medium/high
Il pilone
Il pilone Even this dive falls within the Reserve of Lavezzi and is a shoal which is right in the middle of the Strait of Bonifacio, almost always beaten by strong currents.
Difficulty: high
Secca di ponente
lavezzi secca di ponente In front of Bonifacio, this dive site is rich of fish also of great size and sessile life with very colorful rocks
Difficulty: medium/high
Angelika wreck
Relitto Angelika The wreck is located in Punta Marmorata, not far from Santa Teresa di Gallura. The maximum depth is around 20m, so a dive suitable for all.
Difficulty: low
Il Paganetto
Paganetto It is a rock surmounted by the remains of an old beacon, underwater many shards from amphora are the evidence of ancient shipwrecks
Difficulty: low
Secca di Razzoli
Secca Razzoli This place is not too much frequented by divers, who to dive here must have some experience and an advanced certificate.
Difficulty: medium/high
Barrettinelli
Barrettinelli A very charming place located at the outer edges of the archipelago. A small rock topped with a beacon that is located near Santa Maria island
Difficulty: medium
Secca di Budelli
Secca Budelli A demanding dive site, especially because of the current that here is often of strong intensity and also for the depth. The seabed offers spectacular forests of red gorgonians.
Difficulty: very high
Secca di Spargi
Secca di Spargi A wide rocky shoal stretching between Spargi and Budelli. The bottom, between 20 and 24 m., is full of boulders, covered by parazoanthus, that give hospitality to groupers, brown meagres, morays.
Difficulty: medium
Washington Rock
Washington Rock One of the most exciting dive site in the area. The seabed is rich of red gorgonians, and here you can meet fish of large size as groupers and barracudas.
Difficulty: medium
Secca dell'Aquila
Secca aquila This dive is part of the wider Secca di Spargi. It is a group of large boulders that form interesting passages.
Difficulty: medium
Airplane engine
Motore aereo Near Punta Zanotto of Spargi island, a big engine of an airplane lies on a sandy bottom at 22m depth.
Difficulty: low
Il Bastione
Il bastione A seabed dotted with big rocks that create picturesque passages, characterizes this dive site of Spargi island.
Difficulty: low
Secca di Spargiottello
Secca di Saprgiottello A monolith that rises from a depth of about 30m up to 5 m from the surface. On the top of this boulder it is easy to meet a shoal of barracudas who stand quiet.
Difficulty: low
Secca di Spargiotto
Secca di Saprgiotto A series of rocks, that slope gently down to seabed of seagrass, give hospitality to many forms of life.
Difficulty: low
Il canyon
Canyon A crack in a large boulder at a depth of about 30 m gives access to a charming passage between two walls of rock and a white sand bottom.
Difficulty: high
Il pilastrino
Pilastrino punta tegge Also known as Punta Tegge, this dive site is characterized by two wide groups of rocks covered by multicolored sponges and parazoanthus.
Difficulty: low
Secca delle Cernie Lavezzi Il pilone Lavezzi secca di ponente Relitto Angelika Il Paganetto Secca di Razzoli Barrettinelli Secca di Budelli Secca di Spargi Washington Rock Secca aquila Motore aereo Bastione Secca di Spargiottello secca spargiotto canyon Pilastrino Go to the other dive sites map Secca delle Cernie Lavezzi Il pilone Lavezzi secca di ponente Relitto Angelika Il Paganetto Secca di Razzoli Barrettinelli Secca di Budelli Secca di Spargi Washington Rock Secca aquila Motore aereo Bastione Secca di Spargiottello secca spargiotto canyon Pilastrino Go to the other dive sites map