Scuba diving in Carall Bernat

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Access
From Boat
Diver level
Novice
Depth
Average: 10 m
Maximum: 40 m
Current
moderate to strong
Visibility
Average: 10 m
Maximum: 30 m
Carall Bernat is a small and the southernmost island in the group of the Medes Islands. The highest point of Corall Bernat stands at 72m/236ft above sea level, and the depth around the island ranges from 5-40m/16-131ft. The dive is usually done by swimming around the islet next to the wall at any depth that depends on the diver’s experience. The wall, beautifully covered in yellow and red gorgonians, is home to a wide array of marine life from tiny nudibranchs to large groupers.

When to go

Diving at Caral Bernat is possible any time of the year. However, in winter the water temperature can drop to as low as 13-14C/55-57F. The most comfortable diving conditions are during the summer, when the water temperature rises to 25-26C/77-79F.

What to see

When diving at Carall Bernat, divers will be amazed by the large concentration of groupers in its waters. Divers will also see beautiful yellow and red gorgonians, many interesting nudibranchs, eagle rays, moray and conger eels, sea bream and many other marine species.

Reachable from

L'Estartit, L'Escala

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