Scuba diving in Baixa do Ambrosio

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Diver level
Average: 21 m
Maximum: 47 m
Medium ,1-2 knots.
Average: 10 m
Maximum: 30 m
Baixa do Ambrosio is situated near Santa Maria island. This site is suitable for advanced divers only. The average depth of the location is 21m/68ft and maximum reaches up to 47m/154ft.

When to go

The high season for scuba diving is from April to October, when the average water temperature stays between 23C/73F and 26C/77F.

What to see

It is a deep dive with a diverse pelagic life, including tuna, almaco jacks, yellow mouth bararcuda, wahoo and other species. It is also a great place for manta-rays lovers as during the summer it is normal to observe schools of 15-30 mantas circling around divers.

Reachable from

Vila do Porto

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