Dives

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We usually dive in the marine reserve. The marine reserve has an abundant life and also some spectacular caves.

Schedule

We have three departures a day. In the morning at 9.00 and 11.30 and in the afternoon at 15.30.

It is possible to organize a last dive at 5:00 pm if we have at least 4 divers.

In the morning we also organize snorkeling outings for companions who do not want to dive but want to take advantage of the beauty of our marine estates.

We also plan one night out per week. (minimum of 4 divers)

Prices

There are two rates for dives, one with equipment and the other without equipment (only bottle and weights).

We have a wide range of Cressi brand equipment.

Prices include: 21% VAT and FEES for diving in the Marine Reserve, but do not include insurance. However, if you do not have diving insurance, we offer the possibility of contracting daily, weekly, monthly or yearly insurance policies.

If you need all the equipment, the price of the dive is 58 euros (high season – see the price list for low season). However, if you do two dives the same day the second dive comes to 40 euros due to the fact that we do not charge the equipment rental twice for the two dives on the same day.

We also have dive packs from 4 dives.

Our boats (3) are located 20 meters from the center. The dive sites are located about 20 minutes maximum by boat.

Organization

We ask divers to be 30 minutes before departure:

Meeting pointdeparture time
1st hour in the morning08.3009.00
2nd hour in the morning10.3011.30
1st hour in the afternoon15.0015.30
2nd hour in the afternoon (min group of 4) 17.0017.30
Night – schedule to plan

During this time, we will give you a registration form to fill out. Necessary documents :

  • Certification
  • Diving insurance (if you have it, otherwise you can contract it directly at the Diving)
  • Medical certificate
  • Proof of experience (logbook, etc…)

We prepare the diving equipment, and all you have to do is cross the street (less than 20 meters) to embark. The duration to reach the dive sites is between 5 and 20 minutes.

Our dives are guided by experts who know the diving areas.

Before the dive, a briefing is carried out to explain the itinerary, characteristics of the area and safety regulations (signs, dive time, depth, etc …).

Medical certificate

According to Spanish regulations, one of the requirements for practicing recreational diving is the Certificate of medical recognition where the aptitude for diving is recognized.

Validity of medical certificate: 2 years

If you do not have it, we will make you sign a statement saying that you are aware of the obligation of the medical certificate.

Insurance

Another requirement for diving is diving insurance.

Each diver must have accident insurance that covers any type of accident that may occur, including treatment in a hyperbaric medicine center and third party liability.

You can purchase the insurance by following this link (contract my insurance now!) Or directly in our store. It is not necessary to come in advance to underwrite the insurance.

Insurance price list

Diary6 €
Weekly15 €
Monthly25 €
Annual40 €

Inscription

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History from the Natural Marine Reserve of North Menorca

The natural marine reserve of Menorca got that status the 24th of June from 1999 from the BOIB number 81 ( yes , Sant Joan Day ! ).

Its one of the places from North Menorca where fishing its forbidden or under strict control .

Thanks to that the fauna developed through the years , creating an amazing landscape for those who choose snorkel .

Its easy to see fishes like Moray eel’s , groupers , octopus and “salmonetes” at the north side of Menorca.

The whole reserve its protected against aggressive fishing methods like trawl fishing .

The reserve has an 5.119 marine ha from Fornells bay (eastern limit) til Cape Gros (western limit) .

Official data says there are 628 benthic species at the reserve , among the 5.119 marine ha .

One of the best preserved areas in the Mediterranean

Between the Cap Gros and the Punta des Morter, on the north coast of the island, the Marine Reserve of the North of Menorca, constitutes one of the last virgin areas of the Mediterranean. Its waters treasure sea beds of great natural beauty where a rich and varied flora and fauna lives.

The North Menorca Marine Reserve consists of 5,199 marine hectares between Fornells Bay and Cap Gros Bay. Three areas with different levels of protection are distinguished. An integral reserve where any type of fishing or impact on flora or fauna is prohibited, a special protection area in which only professional fishermen can fish and a third area where it can be fished under special conditions.

Its creation in 1999 to protect the species that inhabit the Menorcan coast and control fishing activity, has favored the proliferation of an extensive and varied marine fauna on the seabed of the north coast of the island, creating a spectacular landscape that is hardly possible to admire on no other coast. Over the years, the northern area of Menorca has become one of the last unspoilt spaces in the Mediterranean.

Its excellent state of conservation, its rich landscape and the variety of species that inhabit its bottoms have made the North Marine Reserve of Menorca one of the Balearic Islands’ natural treasures.

Its bottoms, which are over 30 meters deep very close to the coast, present a great heterogeneity of habitats, among which the posidonia barrier reef of Sa Nitja, the Cystoseira algae communities and the extensive rocky communities stand out for their ecological interest. home to hundreds of fish.

Trawling, purse seine, longline and underwater fishing, as well as the capture of fish and invertebrates whose populations are currently threatened, are prohibited throughout the reserve.

source :   https://www.illesbalears.travel/articulo/es/menorca/reserva-marina-del-norte-de-menorca  

Divesites

We will take you at the Natural Marine Reserve , where we will have the chance to see a huge and diverse amount of life , like : tiny barracudas , groupers , nudibranchs , corvallos , serviolas , octopus , lobsters , menorcan lobsters , etc…

Also there are amazing caves around to discover .

Llosa del Patró Pere

This is one of the most beautiful dives in the Marine Reserve, given the amount of aquatic life that we can see there (huge groupers, baracudas, corbe or sea bream, octopus, nudibranchs) and easily accessible at all levels. We can also note a large arch, as well as a fault that we can cross. The top of the slab is 10 meters deep and the deepest part about 25 meters. Diving is a route around this slab.

Video … click HERE

Llosa dels Ocellers

Diving in this area near Cape Cavalleria, right in the middle of the Marine Reserve on the North Coast of Menorca is one of the most entertaining and surprising experiences on the Island. One of the great attractions of this immersion, which can go up to 27 meters deep, is the great diversity of marine fauna, the opportunity to see groupers and barracudas, but also lobsters and small nudibranchs. But perhaps the biggest attraction is the existence of numerous tunnels, open and closed canals and small caves that make diving in the Llosa dels Ocellers a great adventure.

Isla de Porros

« Porros » Island is the northernmost point of Menorca and the Marine Reserve. It is a wall dive, very rich in fauna: groupers, barracudas, teeth and many badèche groupers. Beginner divers can dive in the shallowest part 8 meters and the most experienced up to 30 meters deep.

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Coves d’es Llamp

It is a series of four caves that you enter on one side and exit from the other. The backlights are spectacular and the diving is suitable for all levels, since the maximum depth is 16 meters.

Tobogán

In this dive, we are on the south face of the island of Porros. We will anchor the boat next to the island, at a depth of 4-5 meters, so that the descent is comfortable and easy. The visit begins by crossing a tunnel similar to a toboggan. We will find it at a depth of 2 meters, while the exit is at 12. Here we can enjoy one of the best backlighting of Menorca. Leaving the toboggan, we turn right and we will look for a series of rocky tongues, where we will reach our maximum depth (about 25 meters). It is an area where we can see large groupers, servolas, barracudas, octopuses … Then we will climb on a rocky platform, about 10 meters deep, which unites the island of Menorca to that of Porros, known as Es Pas. We will explore the platform during our return to the boat. Finally, we can make the slide upside down, which will allow us to re-appreciate it from another angle. Finally, and as always, we will stop our security.

This dive has an even more beautiful alternative route, where in addition to the rich fauna of the reserve, you will also be able to observe ancient anchors and beautiful backlights. Do you want to find out? Visit us

MAXIMUM DEPTH: 25 m

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Punta d’es Morter

This dive is located leaving the mouth of Fornells Bay on the right, just at the edge of the reserve. Simple dive suitable for all levels, with spectacular scenery. Pinnacles, canyons, tunnels and all kinds of holes dot this bottom. At the end of the visit, you will think that you are in Mexico, because you will be able to enjoy a “cenote” wonder, where the backlights will be the icing on the cake of this beautiful dive.
MAXIMUM DEPTH: 25 m

Isla de Tirant

Island that emerges at the mouth of Fornells Bay, a few minutes from our diving center. We will drop anchor in very shallow waters, in a natural swimming pool that forms under the shelter of the rock mass that is Illa Tirant. This dive allows several laps depending on the level of experience of the divers. Here you can either start the dive with a magnificent “baptism”, start your Open Water Diver course or take one of the longest and most beautiful dives in the whole reserve. Cicadas, groupers, dentex, sea bass, sea bream and nudibranchs populate this background. Delight in the brook banks that surround you as you pass through canyons and natural rock arches. Illa Tirant is a little gem that will never cease to amaze you.

MAXIMUM DEPTH: 18 m

En Frare

This beautiful dive is located outside the marine reserve, but we can enjoy the best collection of backlights in all of northern Menorca. We will start diving near the coast wall, at a depth of 10 meters. After having traversed, for approximately 15 minutes, a rocky bottom populated with large stones shaped by the force of the tramuntana, we will cross a beautiful natural arch, where we will reach our maximum depth, and we will hang on the wall, leaving it to our left. At this time, prepare your senses because we will start to “sew” the wall, exploring a succession of visors and holes that will amaze us with their play of light. Perfect immersion for lovers of nudibranchs, small life and photography.

MAXIMUM DEPTH: 18 m

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S’Olla

Immersion located on the wall of Cape Cavalleria, inside the corner which gives it its name. This is a wall dive, which requires some experience and good buoyancy, due to the depth that can be reached. We will start the tour leaving the wall on our right, until we reach an agglomeration of large blocks of stone. Here we can play and dive among them as if it were a labyrinth. The return will be at a shallower depth and with the wall on our left.

MAXIMUM DEPTH: 25 m

Es Pas

Simple and magnificent dive in front of the Illa de Porros. We will drop anchor on an underwater mountain which practically reaches the surface. This mountain is hollow, so we can cross it and enjoy a magnificent backlight. Then we will go in search of a large sandy area, where we will be able to see parsnips, sea eagles, raos and xoric. Nowhere else in the reserve can you find such an abundance of these species. Finally, we will return to the boat, at a shallow depth, exploring a spectacular white rocky platform, where a large number of moray eels reside.

MAXIMUM DEPTH: 20 m

Islote de Sajatia

Also known as Cala Viola de Llevant. Simple and beautiful dive located in cape cavallería. The anchoring is done in a protected creek about 5 meters deep. We will start the visit leaving the Cape Wall on our right side, gradually gaining depth. Soon we will find a canyon that will take us up to 15 meters. In front of us, at a depth of 20 to 25 meters, we will see a large plain dotted with rocks and sand patches, where large groupers like to hide and inhabit both parsnips and sea eagles. We will climb gradually, losing depth, crossing several natural rock arches where we can find a large number of cicadas. We will go all the way leaving the wall on our left. Before reaching the boat, this dive will give us one last surprise. We can explore a small and simple cave where a large number of cicadas and shrimps live.

MAXIMUM DEPTH: 25 m

Langostas

f you want to see lobsters in Menorca, this is your dive. Only suitable for experienced divers, as we have to descend below 30 meters. However, seeing cracks in the wall filled with lobster antennae is priceless. It will be a little shorter dive so as not to exceed the decompression limits, but it will be worth it. We assure you.

MAXIMUM DEPTH: 35 m

Na Blanca

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Ideal dive for divers with less experience or when the Tramontana strikes, because it is in a highly protected area. We will drop anchor near the coast, near Cape Cavalleria, and we will go back and forth along its wall. We will explore its rocky bottom and we will be surprised by the banks of spits, medium-sized groupers and the multitude of octopuses that live in this area.

MAXIMUM DEPTH: 18 m

Cap Roig

Do you like depth? Is blue calling you? Dive in Cap Roig. Dive point located at Cape Cavalleria, where you can appreciate the real immensity of the north coast. We will drop anchor next to the wall, to a depth of about 15 meters. From this moment we will follow the outline of the cape, seeing how the endless low and low wall. The visit will be round trip, leaving first the wall on our left, then on our right. Although we always have our eyes on one of the most intense blues on the island, we should not overlook the rocks that we come across, as it is one of the best places to find large groupers, gigantic dentex, small bundles and octopuses.

MAXIMUM DEPTH: 40 m

Queso Suizo

While this is our most distant dive, the 20 minute trip will be worth it. It is located outside the marine reserve in Punta Grossa. This “cheese” is a large, fully perforated rocky mass. This morphology allows multiple and fun routes. Back at the boat, we will cross a stone arch which seems to be taken from the Talayotic era. Spectacular backlights, Swiss cows, conger eels, octopuses and a wide variety of small fauna will make the trip interesting.

MAXIMUM DEPTH: 25 m

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Under each rock, around each a new discovery awaits you.

Did you ever wonder what is the feeling when you breath underwater at gravity zero ?

You already saw those divers getting ready to discover the richness of the marine landscapes.

You can tag along with us and try.

We do the try dives from the boat , more confortable cause you don’t have to carry the gear , just crossing the street and we will get to the boat.

The activity starts with a briefing . We cover the gear , breathing underwater technique , communication down the water , equalize your ears , etc…

We usually do the try dives next door from the bay , underneath the light house ( Natural marine reserve ) , there is a place that looks like a natural pool . We drop the anchor at more or less 1 meter deep . We help gearing up the people at the surface of the water.

We start breathing from a “reg” at the surface just having our faces inside the water . After that we descend to 1 or 1.5 meters . After the time we need to get used to gear , we start our dive 40 minutes more or less , and to a maximum depth of 10 meters.

The whole activity lasts 2 hours more or less . We meet at the dive center at 15.00 p.m and we are back around 17.00 p.m.

Is not necessary to have a medical clearance . The will be given a medical sheet where they can answer about any medical condition impairing for dive.

Need to have : Swimsuit , Towel , sun blocker.

We have a ratio of 1 instructor to 2 baptisms.

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Prices

Bronze


75 €


2h try dive

Insurance during the activity

Full rental equipment

Departure by boat

Marine Reserve Rate

Silver


150 €


4h PADI Discover Scuba Diving to 6 meters and 12 meters

T-Shirt Diving Fornells

Photos during the dive

Insurance during the activity

Full rental equipment

Departure by boat

Marine Reserve Rate

Dive registered with PADI

Gold


225 €


4h PADI Discover Scuba Diving to 6 meters and 12 meters

Mask and snorkel (Cressi)

T-Shirt Diving Fornells

Photos during the dive

Insurance during the activity

Full rental equipment

Departure by boat

Marine Reserve Rate

Dive registered with PADI

Pack Adventure

Diving experience (from boat)


75 €


2h try dive

Insurance during the activity

Full rental equipment

Departure by boat

Marine Reserve Rate

Try Dive + Kayak and snorkel


135 €


2h try dive

T-Shirt Diving Fornells

Photos during the dive

Insurance during the activity

Full rental equipment

Departure by boat

Marine Reserve Rate

Kayak + snorkel excursion in the Marine Reserve

Try Dive + Jetski


200 €


2h try dive

Mask and snorkel

T-Shirt Diving Fornells

Photos during the dive

Insurance during the activity

Full rental equipment

Departure by boat

Marine Reserve Rate

Half-hour jet ski tour

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Prices

HIGH SEASON (1/7 au 31/8)

Number of divesExcurs. Incl. Cyl & wieghts
Euros
Excurs. Incl. full Dive equipement
Euros
1 Dive4058
4 Dives3856
6 Dives3654
8 Dives 3452
10 Dives 3250

LOW SEASON (1/4 au 30/6 et 1/9 au 31/10)


Number of dives

Excurs. Incl. Cyl & wieghts
Euros

Excurs. Incl. full Dive equipement
Euros
1 Dive3852
4 Dives3650
6 Dives 3448
8 Dives3246
10 Dives3044

HIGH SEASON (1/7 au 31/8)

TRY DIVEEuros
Try Dive75

LOW SEASON
(1/4 au 30/6 et 1/9 au 31/10)

TRY DIVEEuros
Try Dive68

HIGH SEASON (1/7 au 31/8)

COURSES/SPECIALITIESEuros
Discover Scuba Diving150
Scuba Diver325
Open Water Diver450
Advanced Open Water Diver360
Rescue Diver360
E.F.R200
Divemaster800
Deep Diver275
Nitrox Diver200
Sidemount Diver350
Cavern Diver375

LOW SEASON
(1/4 au 30/6 et 1/9 au 31/10)

COURSES/SPECIALITIES Euros
Discover Scuba Diving120
Scuba Diver300
Open Water Diver425
Advanced Open Water Diver330
Rescue Diver330
E.F.R170
Divemaster800
Deep Diver275
Nitrox Diver200
Sidemount Diver350
Cavern Diver375

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