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Enjoy a slower pace of life on the charming island Gozo, where you’ll find rugged landscapes, spectacular coastlines and unique dive sites, such as the Blue Hole and Cathedral Cave.

Inland Sea is a unique dive site connecting divers to the open sea through an 80 metre long tunnel with breathtaking views of the blue as you swim through at a maximum depth of 25 metres. On the outside, divers will enjoy exploring the marine life on the walls that drop off to over 50 metres.

The blue hole is a signature dive on Gozo. Entry to the sheltered site is a walk over the moonscape of limestone. Upon entering, proceed through a giant archway and follow the wall towards where the Azure Window collapsed; an interesting area with large boulders of all shapes and sizes. Underwater you will find grouper, dentex and amberjacks hunting for sardines.

The dive site of Cathedral Cave begins in Ghasri Valley, a spectacular narrow gorge which widens as it reaches the sea. Best dived in the afternoon as the sunlight shines upon it, dive in and slowly ascend between large boulders to surface in the cave in the magical blue water.

The clear blue sea offers fantastic visibility which lends itself to making this a great underwater photographer's playground. A seasonal destination, the best time to visit is Apr-Oct.

Topside there’s plenty to keep you occupied, from medieval citadels to the small streets of the capital, Victoria. Gozo is reached by a 30 minute ferry from Malta. 

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Key info

  • Ideal for viewing: Atlantic bluefin tuna, common octopus, grouper

Dive trips

This dive location is featured in the following itinerary:

Malta & Gozo Diving: Wrecks & Caves

Spend a week exploring Malta’s wrecks, caves and fascinating history combined with a few days on the charming island of Gozo, where diving highlights include the blue hole and inland sea sites at Dwejra.

  • When to go: Apr-Oct
  • Duration inc. flights: 11 days
  • Price inc. flights: From £1,075 pp
  • Trip type: Tailor-made trip idea
Suggested accommodation options are shown below. Please contact us for further recommendations.

Atlantis Lodge

Conveniently located next door to the dive centre in Marsalforn Bay, Atlantis Lodge caters exclusively for divers. The small property is an ideal choice for those wanting to discover Gozo.

Grand Hotel Gozo

Situated above Mgarr Harbour, gateway to Gozo, this hotel enjoys panoramic views of Malta and Comino across the Gozo Channel. Facilities include indoor and outdoor swimming pools and an Elemis Spa.

Hotel Calypso Gozo

Overlooking Marsalforn Bay on the north coast of Gozo, Hotel Calypso is ideally located for divers and holidaymakers looking to explore this wonderful island, with many activities accessible from here.