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Diving in Lisboa

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Sesimbra can be considered the best diving area in the continent. From wrecks to reefs and deep dives, Sesimbra offers dives for all experience levels. Here, participants can expect to observe everything from pelagic species interactions to smaller marine species, such as nudibranches.

Larger species commonly seen include sting rays, dolphins, white sea bass, and sunfish. While diving in Portugal may be more pelagic-centric, the region also has plenty of macro and reef species. Octopus, squid, crabs, lobsters, sardines and conger eels along with a variety of fish can often be seen.

When to dive in Lisboa

The climate is mild throughout the year, ensuring that diving is possible all year-round. The fewest days with rainfall are between November to March.

Air temperatures usually range from 57-86°F (12-24℃). During certain seasons, water temperatures may necessitate a semi-dry suit, so be sure to check the monthly averages before your trip. Water temperatures average from 53-70°F (12-21℃).

Where to dive in Lisboa

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Common marine life sightings for Lisboa

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If you're travelling by airplane, the best option is to arrive in Lisbon in Portela Airport. This is an entry point from every continent.

Alternatively, you could arrive to Lisbon by road or by boat from other parts of Europe. Once you're in the region, you can move around between destinations by train, bus, taxis, trams and subways.

Please check this website for transportation options between Lisbon and Sesimbra -

Time Zone
230 V
Bar (bar)
C, F
1st Stage
Domestic airports
Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS)
International airports
Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS)
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