Sicily's Scuba Diving

Sicily (Italian: Sicilia) is the biggest island in Italy, washed by the Mediterranean, Ionian, and Tyrrhenian seas. It is an amazing volcanic island with buoyant nature and snow-white beaches. It has stolen the hearts of divers from all over the world. Diving infrastructure is well-developed here. Sicily is a paradise for diving due to its pristine underwater world. The underwater landscape is represented by picturesque coral reefs, caves, and grottos. People are actively engaged in scuba diving, wreck diving and cave diving here. Not far from Sicily, there is a real diving capital — Ustica Island, with a bright and rich underwater world. It is possible to come across a few species of algae, meet bright fish and various invertebrates.

Getting There

There are two international airports in Sicily: in Palermo and in Catania. To get from the airport, you can take a bus, a train, a taxi, or order a transfer. You should book a transfer in advance. You can get here by ferry from big cities, such as Palermo, Catania, Trapani, and Pozzallo. Ferries also come here from other Italian cities.

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The comfortable climate is good for dives all year round, except for the cold months (December to March). The best time for diving is from July to September. The air temperature fluctuates is +28...+34 ° C, and the water temperature is +25...+26 ° C. August is the hottest and the driest month of the year.