Malta Scuba Diving Holidays

Malta Scuba Diving Holidays

Malta is our top choice for diving in the Mediterranean, you can join excursions and dive around Malta, Gozo and Comino which make up the Maltese Archipelago. There are lots of dive operators in Malta with years of experience offering safe and fun dive packages. Costs vary depending on the duration, time of year and course you are interested in, generally though dive packages are cheap and very affordable in Malta. You will also find a lot of the local dive centres in Malta are family run ad provide a very personal experience.

If you are planning a scuba diving holiday in Europe we highly recommend Malta, Gozo and Comino which are among some of the best locations in the world to go diving. There are lots of spectacular dive sites, we list of our top recommendations below. You can expect to see an abundance of marine life including groupers, dentex and as barracudas. If you are feeling adventurous you might like to dive in the Santa Maria caves in Comino or check out the local walls and wrecks. 


Beginners Scuba Diving Courses in Malta

If you have never previously been diving you might want to join a beginners dive course in Malta. As well as beginners options, there is a large selection of introductory dives, PADI and BSAC courses, and dive excursions available to book. You can usually go diving Monday to Saturday. 


Top Rated Dive Schools in Malta

  • Aquatica Dive Centre
  • Go Dive Malta
  • Paradise Diving
  • Paradise Bay Resort Hotel
  • Divewise
  • Maltaqua Diving School


Best Dive Sites in Malta

  • Reqqa Reef
  • The P29 wreck
  • The Blue Hole in Dwejra, Gozo
  • The Inland Sea and Tunnel
  • Billinghurst Cave
  • Ghar Lapsi
  • Santa Maria Caves
  • Qawra Reef
  • Cirkewwa - The Madonna Statue


Conservation Locations

There are special places around Malta which are been listed as conservation areas, these locations include submerged wrecks and places of natural beauty which are teeming with marine life.

The 7 conservation areas include: 

  • The Imperial Eagle off Qawra Point
  • Rożi, P29 off Ċirkewwa
  • Blenheim Bomber off Xrobb l-Għaġin
  • Bristol Beaufighter off Exiles Point         
  • The Um el Faroud in Wied Iż-Żurrieq
  • MV Xlendi, Cominoland, Karwela off Xatt l-Aħmar
  • Tug St. Michael, Tug 10 in Marsaskala

Some local organisations offer volunteer work in Mata which are a great way to give back and help marine life.


Dive Internships & Jobs in Malta

If you are seeking a diving internship or career in Malta you will need to contact local operators to check latest opportunities. You might also like to view our guide to working in Malta for internationals.


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