La Calanques des Contrebandiers

Information

port, place of departure:                              Marsylia,

depth at the bottom:                                   45 m,

level of diver training:                                  advanced/technical,

diving type:                                                dive spot/ wall,

diving period:                                             whole year,

visibility max:                                            10 - 30 m,

water temperature:                                    15 - 25 °C,

available from:                                           boat,

currents:                                                   occurs,

warnings:                                                  none.

Points of entering to the lake (see map)

Underwater attractions

La Calanques des Contrebandiers - to the diving site it is possible to get by boat. Average depth is 35 m. On the spot are incredible rock formations. The wall is descending on large depths – up to 40 m, and therefore this place is intended only for technical divers. The wall is decorated with numerous cracks and ledges, which certainly attracts crowds of divers. This place is characterized by a rich marine flora and fauna. While diving, it is possible to find a lot of species of animals. The variety of colors and creatures cause that this place is attractive for fans of underwater photography. It is a perfect place for diving trainings on depths. Beautiful views provide multicolored corals, which entirely are covering rocks.

Flora and Fauna

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