Dive trip around Comino island

933.00 full boat
The trip is for 6 divers and 2 guests

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Category

    Dives in this trip:

    • Certification: Advanced
    • Depth: 30 meters
    • Dive type: Reef
    • Certification: Advanced
    • Depth: 20 meters
    • Dive type: Wreck
    • Certification: Beginner
    • Depth: 18 meters
    • Dive type: Reef

    Description of around Comino dive trip:


    Get ready for a special underwater adventure! Our exclusive trip to Comino Island, near Malta, offers not just one or two but three exciting dives all in one trip.

    Inner Lantern point

    Inner Lantern Point is a great diving spot known for its amazing underwater scenes and lots of sea life. Diving at Inner Lantern Point means traveling through beautiful underwater tunnels and along walls filled with corals and sea creatures. This area is full of colorful fish, octopuses, and starfish, making it a dream for underwater photographers.

    The water here is very clear, which means you can see far and enjoy the bright and lively underwater world. Inner Lantern Point is best for divers who have more experience because of its depth and possible underwater currents.

    Patrol Boat P31

    Its underwater position provides a unique experience for divers. The ship, P31, is 52 meters long and stands almost vertically on white sand with a slight tilt to the left side. The depth is 20 meters at the bow and 18 meters at the stern.

    Santa Maria Caves

    This underwater wonder offers something unique for every diver. Numerous caves and shelters create amazing routes to explore.

    These three underwater diving spots around Comino Island provide unique and thrilling opportunities for divers, adding a new level of adventure to your stay around this amazing island.

    Dive trip overview:

    Here’s a brief overview of the main stages of the trip and the experiences awaiting participants:

    • Boarding the boat at the agreed berth: Participants are greeted at the berth, where they board a comfortable boat specially equipped for diving.
    • Unpacking and assembling equipment: Divers prepare their gear, checking it for safety and functionality.
    • Sea journey with a view of Malta and Comino from the sea: The journey starts with a scenic boat trip, revealing stunning views of the shores of Malta and Comino.
    • Briefing on the dive at the Inner Lantern Point dive site.
    • A 45-minute dive: This is the first dive in your dive trip allows participants to enjoy the beauty of the underwater reef.
    • Surface interval with tea or coffee.
    • Briefing on the dive at Patrol Boat P31 dive site: Instructors provide information about the dive and the history of Patrol Boat P31.
    • A 45-minute dive: Second dive in your dive trip allows participants to explore the P31 ship.
    • Surface interval with a snack: Participants relax on board, replenishing energy with a light snack.
    • Briefing for the dive at Santa Maria Caves dive site: Instructors prepare the group for the dive into the Santa Maria caves.
    • A 45-minute dive: The third dive in your dive trip offers a unique experience of exploring underwater caves.
    • Return to the sea with discussions of impressions and viewing photos, videos: Upon returning to the boat, participants share their experiences and review photos and videos taken.
    • Packing and stowing equipment: After completing all dives, divers gather and pack their equipment.
    • Disembarking from the boat at the agreed-upon berth: Participants return to the berth, concluding their unforgettable adventure.

    This trip promises to be a memorable experience, combining the beauty of the underwater world, unique historical sites, and thrilling adventures. Overall, Comino Island is a unique place, blending the beauty of untouched nature, rich history, and cultural significance for Malta.

    Boat Loading Logistics

    During the winter period of the year 2024, our base berth is at Ta’ Xbiex Creek Marina. But we can always approach any other guest berth that is convenient for you. Where to pick you up is coordinated the day before, taking into account weather conditions and the specific availability of the berths.

    Photos of Comino:

    Malta offers various options suitable for any budget and preferences. Here are key aspects regarding accommodation in Malta:

    • Hotels: From budget-friendly to luxurious options.
    • Apartments and Aparthotels: Provide more independence and convenience for tourists who prefer to cook or need extra space.
    • Boutique Hotels and Guesthouses: Small, often themed or unique, offering a more individual and cozy lodging experience.
    • Hostels: Popular among youth and budget travelers, offering shared rooms and basic amenities.

    These dishes not only delight your taste buds but also introduce you to Malta’s culinary traditions. Dietary catering is also available in Malta directly on the boat.

    1. Fenek (Rabbit Stew):
      • Traditional dish often stewed or baked with wine, garlic, and herbs.
      • Considered Malta’s national dish, known for its tender taste and flavorful sauce.
    2. Pastizzi:
      • Flaky pastries with ricotta or pea filling.
      • Popular Maltese treat, perfect for a light snack.
    3. Aljotta (Fish Soup):
      • Maltese fish soup with various seafood, tomatoes, and aromatic herbs.
      • A Mediterranean dish with a rich flavor.
    4. Timpana (Baked Pasta):
      • Baked pasta with meat sauce, often including layers of eggs and cheese.
      • A hearty and nutritious dish reflecting Italian influence in Maltese cuisine.
    5. Gbejniet Moqli (Fried Maltese Cheese):
      • Fried Maltese cheese often served as a snack.
      • A unique local cheese that pairs well with light wines.
    6. Kapunata (Maltese Ratatouille):
      • Maltese version of ratatouille, including eggplant, peppers, capers, and olives.
      • Ideal as a side dish or light vegetable salad.
    7. Maltese Bread (Ħobża tal-Malti):
      • Crispy outside, soft inside bread, often served with tomato paste, olive oil, and various fillings.
      • Known for its freshness and taste, a staple of Maltese cuisine.

    Taxis:

      • Available in all major tourist areas. Prices may be fixed or metered.

    Taxi Booking Apps:

      • Services like Bolt and eCabs are popular and convenient. Taxis are typically available in under 5 minutes on average.

    Car Rental:

      • Ideal for those wanting to explore more remote areas and holding an international driver’s license.
      • Malta drives on the left hand side of the road.

    This briefing covers essential safety aspects and must be observed by all passengers.

    1. Life Jackets:
      • Always wear a life jacket. Ensure you know where they are located. When wearing, make sure it fits well and is fastened.
    2. Onboard Safety:
      • When moving around the boat, hold onto reliable supports. Avoid standing or walking on the edges of the boat.
    3. Captain’s Instructions:
      • Listen carefully to and follow the captain’s instructions on the boat.
    4. Emergency Equipment:
      • Familiarize yourself with the location of lifebuoys, fire extinguishers, and signaling devices.
    5. Precautionary Measures:
      • Do not jump into the water while the boat is moving. Avoid consuming excessive alcohol during the trip, monitor your condition.
    6. Weather Conditions:
      • Be prepared for changes in weather. Follow additional instructions in case of worsening weather conditions.
    7. Emergency Situations:
      • In case of an emergency, remain calm and follow the captain’s instructions.

    Important

    If you need a diving partner, guide, or instructor, we can help you find someone. You can also rent the following equipment from our diving partners:

    Scuba tanks and weights

    Dive gear

    Underwater scooter (Diver propulsion vehicle)

    Rent diving equpment

    Dive trip locations:


    The boat:

    Each and every dive trip on our boat includes the following extras:

    Fresh water

    Sunshade

    Shower

    Water/tea/coffee

    What to bring with you:


    Towel, water, and a personal first aid kit; Order catering from the “Local Cuisine” menu; Order hot drinks for the return trip to the port after diving; For the winter period, bring: Wind and rain-resistant clothing; A hat or headband to protect your head and ears from the wind.

    Join Us!

    This diving you will experience stunning underwater landscapes and also unforgettable moments aboard our boat. It’s the perfect blend of adventure, comfort, and exclusivity that every passionate diver should experience.

    Book your place on a boat:

    The trip is for 6 divers and 2 guests

    933.00 full boat


    Need assistance? Contact us.