Liveaboard diving in

Cueva de las gambas

  • Diver level:

  • Depth max:

    45 m
  • Visibility:

    to 30m
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Cueva De Las Gambas is also known as Shrimp Cave. This cave is teeming with shrimp, which are hiding here from groupers. Near the entrance of the cave divers can spot a patch of orange coral. The dive begins at the Playa Chica stairs or can be done by boat. At the depth of 25-30m/82-98ft the Atlantic damselfish begins to give way to fairy basslet and sea slugs which can be spotted at this depth. The sea slugs have an amazing shape and intense violet color. This dive site is for suitably qualified and experienced divers only. The underwater visibility is good, from 10m/33ft to 30m/98ft. The average depth of this dive site is 20m/65ft and the maximum depth is 45m/148ft. Also there is a low current of about 1 knot.

When To Go Diving

The water temperature is 18C/64F in the winter and 26C/79F in the summer. The average air temperature is 21C/70F in January and 29C/84F in August. The best time to go is from June to October.