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Diving in Bulgaria

Diving in Bulgaria

Bulgaria - is not only a leisurely beachrest, but also a great opportunity to try himself as a pioneer of the deep sea. Diving in Bulgaria will give you an amazing underwater world of the Black Sea.

Underwater forest

It is giving a unique site locatedbetween the island "Saint Ivan" and Sozopol. At a depth of 24 meters divers opened quite amazing and at the same time a grim picture: the huge stone columns having a diameter of not less than 5-meters. Of course, it may seem incredible, but the sight of divers presents Stone Forest, who went to the bottom about 70 million years ago. Here come a lot of divers from all over the world.

After various studies, researchersdetermined not only age, but also of wood. It turned out to cedar. The fact that the forest was under water is explained quite simply. Most likely sea level rose very sharply, and the water covered the coastal territory. And now this forest walk is an unforgettable experience.

But not only they will remain in the memory of divers. Among the trunks can be found unpretentious little things belonging to different epochs. Most likely, the sailors when entering the port of Sozopol, the existing tradition of unnecessary things thrown overboard.

"St. Ivan" and "Saint Peter"

"St. Ivan" - the largest island,Located off the coast of the country. Very close, just a few meters of the Strait, and is the second island. Once in the strait there are a couple of the islands, but they have long since disappeared under the water.

"Saint Ivan" is a nature reserve. The maximum depth of the waters of the islands - 25 meters. The fauna is quite diverse. It occurs quite a lot of fish and other marine life. The rocky island overgrown base black mussels and when diving you can explore the ancient city wall, however, is only partially preserved.

Snake island

Island "St. Thomas", better known asSerpentine, located 400 kilometers from the town of Sozopol. The coastal waters are located underwater rocks and walls, going down to a depth of 12 meters. The world is very diverse underwater inhabitants, and there are even dolphins family.


In the area of ​​Sozopol a lot of wreck sites. They are mainly located in the depths of tridtsatimetrovoy and belong to different time periods, from antiquity and ending with the 20th century.

And it is impossible not to mention the stunning nightdives, which are conducted in the Gulf, "the Holy TEFA". A huge number of fish and shellfish, beautiful underwater landscapes dotted with cliffs and canyons will long remain in the memory of divers.


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