Northern Morocco offers exceptional spots for diving. Facing the “Jebel Tarik” (Gibraltar), the Mediterranean fauna maintains its position despite the colossal thrust of the Atlantic.
Diving here is exceptional. It indeed offers what most places in the world don’t have anymore: new discoveries.
Here you find a sportive Mediterranean strongly mingled with the Atlantic. With maximum temperatures of 21 degrees, it is swept by winds and boosted by strong foster currents, magnified by a huge rocky bottle neck: the Strait of Gibraltar.
The playground for divers, it’s here!
On these cliffs and shale peaks, reminiscent of the Spanish coast or at the base of limestone islands that remind of Marseille. Beneath the surface, the Alboran Sea is unique: in its foster waters with different shades of green, typically Atlantic, it shelters a diverse Mediterranean fauna. More than men, animals adapt themselves… Starting with the red coral, abundant on steep drop offs of the Strait, the first intact branches appear at 20 meters, among them the gorgonians and the corynactis. From the walls of a small cave regularly appear the head of a moray, an eel or a lobster. A little further, close to the Persil island diving is even more spectacular. Diving spots are located around the Cape of Cabo Negro, in the Bay of Martil, on the outskirts of Fnideq and the Strait of Gibraltar. The maritime architecture is characterized by an impressive relief of caves, arches, mazes and large droopings adorned with gorgonians and red coral, All divers, whether beginners or experienced, will find their happiness here.
All dives and training are supervised and directed by certified instructors. Various programmes are available on request, diving, trips of varying degrees of intensity, stays for licenses and certifications of the French Federation, approved by CMAS (level I to IV) or PADI (SD, OWD, AOWD, Rescue), …