Dive the Wreck of the Carolita
Wreck Diving in Malta - During World War II the Valletta area suffered a massive aerial attack, putting a large number of ships and submarines and even one of the damaging crafts - to rest at the bottom of the Mediterranean Sea. However, these historical monuments are not the only sites of interest for the diver in Malta and Gozo - in the same area you can fin the famous statue of Christ standing with his arms stretched out as to form an alliance between the Maltese archipelago and the great sea. Further west along the Marfa Ridge he has recently had company of a statue of the Madonna. Ask us about Um El Faroud wreck dive or Introductory dives Malta, we at Aquatica Dives for your diving needs in Malta, can help!
Just about anyone can become a diver, taking an internationally recognised Malta diving course. Dive the Wreck of the Carolita - Scuba diving is open to men, women and children with few limitations on age and health for safety purposes. Anyone 15 years old or older can become an Open Water Diver. Children between the ages of 10 and 15 can receive a Junior Open Water Diver certification. At the age of 15 they can upgrade to a regular Open Water Diver certification. In general, anyone in good average health who meets the age requirement can participate. As a safety measure, a routine medical questionnaire must be completed prior to diving. If anything on the questionnaire indicates a risky condition, you should get a medical checkup to make sure it's acceptable to dive. You will then be free to discover all about Malta diving courses during your holiday!
Malta is the largest island in the archipelago, measuring 27kms by 14.5kms. Malta has neither rivers nor mountains, but is characterised by a series of low, flat-topped hills with terraced fields on their slopes. Malta's coastline is well indented with natural and man-made harbours, bays, creeks, several sandy beaches and rocky coves. PADI diving courses in Malta is a prime interest to all considering Malta diving. The Islands offer excellent diving for beginners, experienced, technical and even cave divers. With their natural harbours, bays, sheltered creeks, cliffs, reefs and scattering of wrecks, the Maltese Islands invite you to explore. The possibilities are endless. With Malta dive sites just a stone's throw away from each other, you will be able to explore a variety of underwater worlds.
The first two steps in getting certified in scuba diving is to make sure that you are a reasonably proficient swimmer and you get medical clearance from your doctor to take up the sport. As for the swimming, you don't have to master every type of stroke. Scuba certification only requires that you are able to swim about 200 yards using any stroke you want and to be able to float or tread on water for about 10 minutes. Dive the Wreck of the Carolita If you are in good general health and are comfortable in the water, then you should be able to scuba dive without any problems.
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