Ponta Do Ouro is the southern most village in Mozambique and is a popular holiday destination. It lies on the Mozambique Channel, southern of Maputo and just northern of the border with South Africa. Ponta Do Ouro boasts pristine beaches and is well known for its long stretches of white beaches. There are no tarred roads, therefore it is only accessible by 4x4 vehicles.
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Scuba Diving in Isla De Los Lobos, Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego Argentina
Ushuaia has subpolar oceanic climate with warm summers and cool winders. The city is surrounded by Magellanic subpolar forest rich in flora and fauna with several recreation activities. However, Patagonia in not only about mountains and forests. The cold waters at “the end of the world” hide mysteries, waiting to be discovered and diving can be a real challenge.
Isla De Los Lobos, which means the sea lions island, is located in the Beagle Channel, at about one hour away from the city of Ushuaia, being a sealion colony. The island is accessible by boat from the city’s harbor. Rich in marine life and biodiversity, this diving spot is a fantastic adventure for scuba divers. The average depth of this location is at 16 m/52 ft and the maximum at 23 m/75 ft with strong current. The water visibility is good but it gets better during winter.
You will find yourself surrounded by huge kelp, jellyfish, corals and king crabs as well as a wide variety of creatures and fish of the deepest oceans. It is possible that sealions will join you and play while diving and this could be an unforgettable experience. It is best to book an organized dive, if you are visiting for the first time because many of the diving spots can be inaccessible, or even dangerous to dive, due to the unpredictable weather conditions and the high winds that change directions during the day. Scuba diving in Tierra del Fuego gives you the opportunity to discover a hole new world hidden underwater, in a place like no other in the world. Drysuits are necessary for this dive.
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