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Diving in Xewkija
When to go to Xewkija
Diving is possible all year round. The rainy monsoon season is between October and April. The high season is from May to September. Average air temperature ranges from 13 to 26C/55-78F. Water temperature ranges from 13 to 26C/55-79F. The visibility: around 30m/98ft The currents may vary, but generally stay mild.
What to see
Soft corals, sponges colonies, damselfish, seahorses, stingrays, tuna, picarel, flying gurnards among other seawater creature.
Scuba diving in Xewkija
Xewkija is a village on the Gozo Island, situated 39 km from Valletta between Mgarr Harbour and Ir-Rabat. The closest airport is Malta International, from there you got to get to Cirkewwa (28km/17.4mi) and then by ferry to Gozo Island. Dive sites are located beyond the village in Mgarr ix-Xini Bay.
Popular sites are Karwela and Comino Land and Xlendi Bay. This picturesque bay hides several caves near the Xlendi Ferry Wreck. Blue Hole and Inland Sea are also a must see sites, though they are located a bit further.
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