Scuba diving in Les Trois Ilôts

Diver level
Average: 124.64 ft
Maximum: 131.2 ft
Average: 49.2 ft
Maximum: 98.4 ft
More challenging than some other popular dive sites around Nice, Les Trois Ilots offers a stunning cliff face and several massive pyramid-shaped rocks to explore. Covered in vibrant sponges and lush scarlet gorgonians, this site is home to shoaling bream and the barracuda that hunt them, along with John Dorys, anglerfish and dentex. Moray and conger eels can be seen here as well.

When to go

The best time for diving is from May to November. The water temperature stays over 20C/68F from late May to mid November with visibility ranging between 15-30m/49-98ft. The depth of the site is 40m/131ft. Divers should be aware of strong currents.

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