When to go to Makarska
Diving in Makarska can be done all year-round.
The wettest months are November and December.
The high season in between May through September.
The average temperature ranges between 25C/77F in the summer to 8C/46F in the winter.
The average water temperature in the summer is around 25C/77F and 14C/57F in the winter.
The visibility in the area is excellent (about 30m/98ft).
Mostly there are no currents, but sometimes they are slight.
What to see
Waters in Makarska is rich in marine life. Different corals, sea cucumbers, dolphins, octopus, grouper, lobster, conger eel and lots of different fish species can be seen here.
Scuba diving in Makarska
This small city, situated on the Adriatic coastline of Croatia, is a popular tourist destination. The closest airport is Split that is located in 90 km.
Makarska is attractive for its nature, tourist attractions like the Franciscan monastery which a while ago celebrated its 500th anniversary, a 2km long sandy beach, different sport activities. Diving in the area is diverse and interesting, there are many wrecks, caves, reefs and rock walls. Diving is suitable for all diver levels.
Most popular dive sites
There is a variety of dive sites around Makarska. Some of the most interesting include Lucice, RT Kabal, Smociguzica, Vrulja, B-24, a bit further - the Vodnjak Kampanel and also divers can enjoy Garma – Oleg’s Wreck, Garma The Rocks dive sites.