Scuba diving in Sveti Andrija

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From Boat
Diver level
Average: 9.84 ft
Maximum: 262.4 ft
Average: 32.8 ft
Maximum: 98.4 ft
Sveti Andrija is a small island located north of Dubrovnik, in the Elaphite (also called ‘Elafiti’) Archipelago, that has served as a lighthouse since 1874. The Island is characterized by beautiful cliffs, an underwater wall that drops down to 80m/262ft and a cave at a depth of 26m/78ft. The wall is particularly famed for its rare red coral. Either beginners and advanced levels divers will enjoy this dive.

When to go

Diving can be done all year round, though the high diving season occurs from May to November. The average sea temperature throughout the year varies from 12-23C/55-75F.

What to see

In these crystal clear waters divers will see the abundance of marine life, which includes damselfish, groupers, triple-fins, and many others. On the inside of the cave divers can find pink algae and sea slugs.

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