Scuba diving in Stone Drowned

From Boat
Diver level
Average: 16.4 ft
Maximum: 45.92 ft
Average: 32.8 ft
Maximum: 98.4 ft
‘Stone Drowned’ is the literal translation of the Spanish name ‘La Piedra Ahogada’ diving spot in Venezuela, near Gran Roque Island. It is a big rock formation, the peak of which is 5m/16ft under water. The various marine fauna and path leading to La Buceadora Cave attract divers. Due to the shallow depth and the absence of currents, this dive spot is suitable for beginner divers, and snorkelers can benefit from it too.

When to go

The site can be explored all year round. The water temperature in winter differs from the summer by only 6 deg. C (10 deg. F). In winter the average temperature is 21C/70F, and in summer it is 27C/81F.

What to see

Divers can see here mackerel, colorful reef fish, moray eels, turtles, jacks, stingrays, lobsters, and barracudas.

Reachable from

Margarita Island, Gran Roque

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