When to go to Korcula
The island has a very mild Mediterranean climate and diving is possible all year round.
The rainy period is from October until January.
The best time for diving is from April to October.
The average air temperature stays within 9C/48F-27C/81F range.
The average water temperature varies from 14C/57F to 26C/79F.
Visibility is good, and can sometimes reach 40m/131ft.
The currents vary from none to medium.
What to see
Divers can explore rocks, covered with all types of corals from red and yellow gorgonians to plenty of colorful soft sponges and corals. There is an abundance and variety of marine life, including octopus, conger and morray eels, lobsters, scorpion fish, snappers, large groups of damsel fish, bream, various wrasse, also some nuddiebrancs, small blennies, crustaceans and other fish.
Scuba diving in Korcula
Korčula is the historical centre of the island, located in the Adriatic Sea, in the southern part of Croatia along the Dalmatian coast. The closest airport is in Split, that is connected to Korcula island by ferry.
Korcula is an important tourist destination, popular for its remarkable cultural and historical heritage. Diving in Korčula offers an interesting landscape of underwater caves and rocks, imposing walls, wrecks. Photographers find this place interesting due to the opportunities for underwater macro shooting and the good visibility.
Most popular dive sites
Korčula dive sites which are worth of seeing are Priscapac, Blue Hole (Zaklopatica cave), Prznjak, Wreck Graveyard and some sites a bit further: Te Vega, Glavat, Teti, Fortunal, Brioni, B-17.