Boa Vista Island – Dive Spots Description for website
Diving in Boa Vista Islands is a unique experience! The underwater world of this “one Country, ten destinations” place is known worldwide, not only be the location of the archipelago and the influences of Atlantic Ocean currents and the tropical waters but also for the variety of underwater environments and the unique diversity of marine life. Cape Verde is a wonderland for divers of all levels. The warm sea temperatures and the lack of a real rainy season.
Here the shallow dives progress to deeper waters from the long and sandy beaches and large pelagic species can be found all year round.
Rays and schools of colorful fish swim around the old shipwrecks and reefs. Turtles and nurse sharks rest in caves. The Cape yellowtail fish swim between the diverse sorts of coral. And during some seasons there are also swimming large species of animals such as dolphins and whales.
With the alternation of shipwrecks, rock formations, corals, caves and rock walls the underwater has a diver quite a lot to offer. The warm sea temperatures and the lack of a real rainy season make this Island a perfect destination for a Diving Holiday
With a variety of temperatures ranging from 20 – 27°C, both a 5mm and 7mm wetsuit may be appropriate depending on the season. Diving is possible all year round, but the best season lies from April to November.
Between colorful volcanic walls, cathedral-like caves and well-preserved wrecks, Boa Vista delights for divers with a variety interests. You are sure to be amazed not only by the interesting environments but also by the wide variety of marine life from humpback whales to the flying gurnard.