Scuba diving in Pointe du Gaton

Diver level
Average: 49.2 ft
Maximum: 196.8 ft
Average: 49.2 ft
Maximum: 98.4 ft
"This site is located off Nice and is right on the boundary line separating the forbidden military zone. The slope begins at 15m/49ft forming the first dive that descends up to 30m/98ft. The second stage of the slope is between 40-60m/131-196ft. The wall is vertical and full of marine life, including colonies of gorgonians, red coral, posidonias, nudibranchs, seahorses and painted combers. Diving at this site is for advanced divers only.

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 around 60m/196ft.

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