Scuba Diving in HMS Maori Wreck, Valletta, Malta

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Malta is located in the center of the Mediterranean Sea, regarded as of great strategic importance throughout history. Valletta, the capital city of Malta, also called The Fortress City and is an amazing late Renaissance work of art and architecture.

With it’s rich historical past and the amazing castles and cathedrals, Valletta has been listed as a World Heritage City by UNESCO and as one of the most concentrated historic areas in the world. However, Valletta’s many historical sites are not only spotted on the land.

Widely voted as one of the best places for scuba diving in the deep blue waters of the Mediterranean sea, Malta offers many exciting diving spots of great biodiversity and historical interest. One of these places is the HMS Maori wreck, a British Tribal-class destroyer, that was attacked by the Germans during the World War II and sunk in the Grand Harbor. The wreck is just a few meters from the shore and easy to approach.

The forward superstructure and the bow section, as well as the two front gun bases lie in the white sand, at a maximum depth of 25 m/82 ft. Suitable for all skill level divers, with good visibility and no sea currents, HMS Maori wreck is perfect for underwater photography and marine life observation.

The warm, clear waters of Valletta await the curious scuba diving enthusiasts to discover the breathtaking wreck, so get ready for a unique dive in a place full of incredible stories and myths. Extra caution is needed on the sharp edges that are ready to collapse.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Valletta
1mi/1.6km, 7mins
Head toward Triq Il-Merkanti, Turn left at Anchovy Studios, Take the 1st left, Turn left onto Triq Marsamxett, Take the 1st right, Take the 1st right, Pass by Valletta United Waterpolo Pitch and drive until the end of the road.
Malta International Airport,
4.9mi/8km from Valletta


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