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Rdum l-Ahmar, also known as Red Cliffs, is a dive site located in Malta, notable for its rocky underwater landscape. The site is characterized by large split boulders that have formed swim-throughs and channels, offering a unique underwater terrain. These formations provide ideal habitats for various fish species.

The dive site faces Mellieha Bay and is situated near Ahrax Point. It is accessible only by a rough dirt road and is mostly used by off-roaders and diving schools looking for unspoiled fauna. The entry and exit points can be challenging, and divers should be cautious of the busy boat traffic, especially in the summer.

This dive site is suitable for all levels of divers, although beginners should be under supervision. The depth ranges from 3 to 36 meters, making it suitable for both shallow and deeper dives. The visibility is generally good, ranging from 20 to 40 meters, with an average of around 30 meters.

Marine life at Rdum l-Ahmar includes eagle rays, dusky groupers or merous, barracudas, amberjacks, morays, common octopuses, tunas, dentex, and saddled breams. This diverse range of species, along with the site’s topography, makes it an interesting spot for underwater photography and naturalist divers.

However, the site’s popularity is relatively low, possibly due to its remote location and the difficulty in accessing it. Divers who have visited Rdum l-Ahmar have given mixed reviews, with some appreciating the rocky shoreline and swim-throughs, while others found it lacking in terms of overall appeal


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