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Diving Elba

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There are dives suitable for all levels: walls, shoals and Marine Protected Areas where the underwater environment is pristine.

The coralligenous is embellished with sponges and corals; in the ravines the typical Mediterranean burrow fishes such as moray eels, octopuses and scorpionfish shelter and colorful nudibles can be found everywhere.

Stepping fish such as barracudas, groupers, tuna, sea eagles, are frequent to meet.

Elba is also at the center of the area named the Cetacean Sanctuary due to the frequent presence of dolphins andfin whales, but not only: turtles lay their eggs on the island.

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When to dive Elba
You can visit Elba at any time of the year for diving. The hottest period is July and August.
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The nearest port is Piombino from which ferries depart and arrive for Portoferraio, Cavo or Rio Marina, which take about an hour.

Time Zone
230 V
C, F, L
Italian, English
1st Stage
Domestic airports
Pisa (PSA)
Hyperbaric chamber
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