Diving in Crimea
Diving in Crimea is especially good in the month of September. Of course, this is far from the coral reefs of the Maldives or New Zealand, but the Black Sea conceals many surprises in its depths.
Balaklava - cape Aya
It is here that the so-called Alleyanchors. Here, at a relatively shallow depth (only 15 meters), you can see the full selection of collector's anchors, ships belonging to different eras. In total there are 18 unique copies, and located this very unusual underwater museum not far from the lighthouse Tarkhankut.
Catherine grotto, which is not depthgreater than 9 meters, a rocky bottom. At the end of the cave where the rocks almost merge, the source is fresh. This is where you can watch live a unique phenomenon - halocline. It is the process of mixing of salt and fresh water.
Sevastopol - cape Chersonese
About Kherson Lighthouse is located veryinteresting place for diving. But we should be very cautious, because the flow here is pretty uneven. This factor was decisive in the formation of local "fish" population: flounder, flocks scurrying hither and thither croaker, Greenfinch and rays here feels himself just fine. Maximum allowable dive depth is 50 meters.
Quarantine Bay was once a placethe location of the ancient port of Kherson. Local depth of almost 12 meters, but, nevertheless, it is a very interesting place. Here on the muddy bottom, where mixed positioned sand, stones and seaweed still find unique pieces of ancient pottery, whose age is estimated not one century.
The bay "Omega" - a paradise for beginnersdiving art. At the exit of the bay is located a great dive site. Local depth does not exceed 15 meters, which, combined with excellent visibility attract many recruits diving school.
Green Bay has become the last refuge forancient pirate galleys and a ship, shipwrecked. The local diving can be classified as historical, as when diving you can not only touch and let silty, but still "live" history, but finding shards of ancient pottery. By the way, the dive must be agreed upon in advance, because Green Bay is considered archaeological value and is under state protection.
Predatory bay perfect escape for everyone, and notImportant - you are a beginner or already a dive guru. Here you will meet underwater lake and numerous caves, grottos connected. During immersion in the local inhabitants will serve as attendants. Fish here are not afraid of people and fun to take food directly with the hands.