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Day Dive Trip to Gibraltar

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Gibraltar - CAMP BAY – Five wrecks in two dives


After a minibus shuttle of about 1 hour the dives in Camp bay/ Gibraltar will be conducted as 2-tank shore dives.

Since Gibraltar belongs to the United Kingdom you will need a valid ID card or passport to enter the country. Sometimes delays occur at the border.
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“The Batty” and “The 482”
As part of an incentive to attract marine life to the area, several wrecks were scuttled around the Camp Bay area from 9 to 23 metres in depth. This makes Camp Bay an attraction for wreck divers. PADI specialty courses like “Wreck diver”, “U/ W Navigation” and the NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Diver are ideal to carry out here.

In 1990 at the end of their working life the “Batty” and the “482”, both cable laying barges used in the naval dockyard, were scuttled in 17 metres of water in Camp Bay. The idea was to create an artificial reef to attract marine life to the area. Almost two decades later an incredible amount of life in and around the wreck can be viewed. Jacks, cods, morays, congers, lobsters, spider crabs, blennies are present…. the list goes on...

The wreck of the 482 Due to their location the Batty and the 482 are ideal for all experience levels.

Penetration of the wrecks is also possible and therefore a torch is a must on this dive. Hole dwelling creatures can be encountered especially beneath the bow and stern of the wreck.


The three barges
In Camp Bay there are 3 more wrecks waiting to be explored; “the three barges”. They are old cargo vessels which were scuttled at a max. depth of 10 m, as artificial reefs at about the same time then the cable layer; the 482. Life here is abundant and the site an El Dorado for nudibranches.


The Norwegian wreck

A little outside Camp Bay lays the “Norwegian Wreck” which may be explored from the shore.

Lying on her side she is the biggest of the Camp Bay wrecks, measuring about 50 metres in length. This wreck is covered with marine life. 
The wreck of the Norwegian

As soon as you reach the wreck at 23 metres deep a massive wall of about 10 metres appears in front of you – sometimes you can hear a ‘wow’ escaping from the diver’s mouth! As the “Norwegian wreck” is lying on its side the deck of the ship invites the diver to explore.

10 to 30 meters

13°C – 26°C

9:00 am to 17:00 h (approx.)

Day excursion to the dive sites in Gibraltar – using own equipment:

119€ Book now


Day excursion to the dive sites in Gibraltar – using rental equipment:

139€ Book now


Please note: All prices for fun dives and dive packages include 10 l or 12 l Nitrox tank (EAN 32) – air tanks are also available for a small fee- weight belt, transportation to and from the dive sites and dive accompany and/ or divemaster service.

Extras: Hotel pickups/ drop offs and food and beverages.