Scuba diving in Hans Schmidt Wreck

From Boat
Diver level
Average: 104.96 ft
Maximum: 131.2 ft
Average: 16.4 ft
Maximum: 32.8 ft
This shipwreck lies in the waters off Rovinj. Diving here is available for AOWD divers only. This cargo ship have exploded and sunk after hitting an underwater mine. The 10m/32ft bow lies separately from the rest of the wreckage wich can be found within 10m/32ft distance on the sea floor. This wreck is under the protection of the Croatian Ministry of Culture so diving here is allowed only through diving centers that have permission from the Ministry.

When to go

The best time to dive this dive site is from May to September when the average water temperature ranges from 18C/65F to 25C/77F. The depth of the dive site is around 40 m/131ft.

What to see

This wreck can be of a particular historical interest to diving enthusiasts since the ship's ancor is of a special type that hasn't been produced for over hundred years.

Reachable from

Poreč, Rovinj, Vrsar

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Dive center`s Special Offers

  • Rovinj Rovinj Sub

    Diving on Protected Wrecks (incl. Nitrox)

    Protected wrecks: Baron Gautsch, Hans Schmidt (Istria). Start at 10:00 morning half day trip and full day trip, at 15:00 afternoon half day dive trip. Usually 6-8 divers on board for one dive trip. Max on board is 12 divers. This product is only for certified divers. You must show log book with more then 40 dives including at least 20 deep dives (to present some deep diving experience)
  • Vrsar Fran's Reef Adriatic Master Diver Center

    Boat Excursion with 2 Dives on 2 Wrecks

    Diving center organizing three times a week a complete day excursions on our diving boat. In the package are included, small breakfast, lunch, two dives, swimms, or snorkeling, free coffee, wine, water and tea. So bring your family members or friends along, even if they donʼt dive. They can swim or snorkel while youʼre under water and weʼre preparing delicious lunch. When you dive out, good music, company and food waits for you. Weʼll linger in the beautiful scenery of Lim fjord, swim and have fun. Then weʼre moving to another location. At 4 pm weʼll be back from the excursion. This product is for certified divers only

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