The Bazaruto Archipelago is a group of six dune islands in Mozambique, namely Bazaruto, Benguera, Magaruque, Banque, Santa Carolina and Shell. The island complex is situated at 750 km/466 mi from Maputo. Known as the "Pearl of the Indian Ocean", the Archipelago is an island resort that hosts a protected and abundant marine life. The climate here is characterized by wet and dry seasons.
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Scuba Diving in Alondra, Cork, Ireland
Baltimore is a beautiful, fishing village that sits on the southwest coast of County Cork. Apart from the stunning natural surroundings, Baltimore offers a variety of water-based sports and leisure activities to locals and visitors. Alondra is an enjoyable dive site with an abundance of marine life, that is situated in the middle of Kedge Island. Alondra was a steamer that sank near Kedge Island, in 1916.
Nowadays, it lies on the rocky sea bed, waiting to be explored. Divers will come across the anchor and two large boilers, where large congers, crabs and prawns find shelter. The average depth here is 15 m/49.2 ft and the maximum depth is 26 m/85.3 ft. In addition, visibility is medium and ranges from 5 m/16.4 ft to 10 m/32.8 ft.
Water temperature ranges from 7°C/45°F in winter to a maximum of about 15°C/59°F in summer and early autumn months. Note that, the location is appropriate for intermediate divers. Finally, you can book a boat dive at a dive center that visits the site.
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