Published on : Tuesday, October 1, 2019
For those keen to try diving or snorkelling the activity for the first time, there are easy dives in shallow waters, while there is a huge selection of challenges for more experienced divers. Numerous diving centres offering courses and dive experiences for all levels: from beginners, to more technical dives to large shipwrecks, underwater caves and crevices, which are more suitable for the experienced diver.
And its profile is set to be raised even higher as part of a new collaboration with the British Sub-Aqua Club (BSAC) as representatives from the region will attend the forthcoming BSAC Conference October 26, 2019 at the Birmingham NEC to help spread the word on diving in Murcia.
There are five man diving areas in the region, 16 dives centre to choose from and increasing choices of hotels and accommodation, designed specifically for divers and groups with extra facilities for equipment storage.
With a variety of marine life and flora, and numerous, fascinating historic shipwrecks, waiting to be discovered, there is plenty of choice: Cabo de Palos – Islas Hormigas, La Manga – Isla Grosa, Cartagena – la Azohía – Cabo Tiñoso, Mazarrón, Águilas
In Cabo de Palos, there are spectacular reefs brimming with fish, overhangs and many seemingly unexplored caverns. And the new Sub-Up Hostel, which opened earlier this year, is the ideal base for a few days of exploration beneath the surface.