Mediterranean Marine Life: amberjack, bluefin tuna, dusky grouper, painted comber, med. Rainbow wrasse, ornate wrasse, peacock wrasse, damselfish, cardinal fish, black-faced blenny, scorpionfish, Mediterranean moray eel, fan mussel, pink flabellina and hervia, octopus, sea urchin, starfish, peacock worm, tube-worm, sunset cup coral, yellow encrusting anemone, fried egg yellyfish, sponges, algae.
Summary: Dive with us in the Blue Cave and see the beautiful effects of the light and search for scorpion fish!
Description: The dive site ‘Blue Cave’ is located north of the Isola Bella in Taormina. It’s one of our most popular dive sites. We start from the bay of the Blue Cave on a depth of 6 meters under the boat, following a wall on the left in south-east direction, on the way to the Blue Cave, we can follow different dive profiles for Open Water Divers and Advanced Open Water Divers. Exiting the bay of the blue cave at 12m we have about 10 minutes of wall diving on the left and endless blue on the right. The maximum depth here is 25m. On the wall we can enjoy a wealth of marine life like octopus, scorpion fish, nudibranchs and in the blue, we can encounter groups of amberjack and tuna chasing sardines. Entering the Blue Cave at a depth of 14m (always with direct access to the surface) we can enjoy the beautiful effects of the lights, showing the blue of the water, with a swim through exiting the cave. Inside the cave is the perfect habitat for octopus, scorpion fish, fireworms and nudibranchs. On our way out, facing the south, we head back in the same direction, following the wall again and swimming back into the bay back to the boat. This dive site is perfect for the Deep dive or the Naturalist dive of the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course or getting your PADI Enriched Air Diver Certification!