Diving Holidays in Malta

Scuba Diving in Malta, Gozo and Comino

Malta and her islands are a superb location for scuba diving. With some of the most awe-inspiring wrecks and stunning topography in the Mediterranean, Malta, Gozo and Comino are must-dive destinations. Perfect for those looking to combine a beach and diving holiday. 

Diving in Malta
With beautiful clear blue seas, excellent visability and the risk of encountering dangerous fish is extremely low, Malta and her islands have the ultimate conditions for first time divers, beginners and more experienced divers on your dive holiday.

All 3 islands offer unique diving experiences with an ambundance of reefs, caves and wrecks that make diving here some of the most interesting in the Mediterranean, The underwater landscapes varies from reef and boulder fields full of marine life, to strange rock formations, caves, holes, chimneys drops and mysterious tunnels.
Diving in Malta & Gozo
Vist Malta have launched their new DIVE TRAIL; an underwater map and guide for the best dive spots around the islands.
The map highlights the unique characteristics of Malta, Gozo and Comino from a plethora of underwater caves to seven natural reefs and shipwrecks that give a different insight in to the role that the islands played during the Second World War. Designed to showcase locations that are suitable for both beginners and experienced divers, the Maltese Archipelago has long been a favourite scuba destination for travellers.

Diving highlights include:
Azure Reef, the famed Azure Window which collapsed into the sea in March 2017 awaits discovery. The impressive site boasts incredible rock formations, canyons and narrow passageways
HMS Maori Shipwreck, arguably Malta’s most famous and historical wreck. Divers of all levels can discover this WW2 destroyer at a depth between 11-15 metres
The Blue Hole, reportedly one of French Naval Officer Explorer, Jacques Cousteau’s, favourite sites, you can see Gozo’s largest Groupers, Amberjacks, Barracuda and Tuna feeding here
Coral Gardens situated off the main promenade in Sliema, divers can find spectacular tunnels and caverns teemed with varied marine life

To download the map, click here >>>
Malta & Gozo Diving
Fancy a go?
Malta Direct offer a great choice of diving holidays whether you're a beginner or an expert. From on-site dive schools at the hotel to a dive school with one of our preferred partners, there are plenty of options available to all types of diver.

Popular Deals / Malta Direct Deals

Bella Vista Hotel
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Malta Events

Malta Carnival 2021
12 FEB
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16 FEB

Malta Carnival 2021

Celebrate Malta's Carnival, which dates back hundreds of years. The Malta Carnival is celebrated in lots of towns and villages but&n...
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Feast of St. Joseph
19 Mar

Feast of St. Joseph

On a public holiday, this feast is celebrated in the town of Rabat.
Palm Sunday
28 Mar

Palm Sunday

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Freedom Day
31 Mar

Freedom Day

31st March 1979, marks the Defence Treaty with Britain coming to an end as the last British forces left the Island. 
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Maundy Thursday, Valletta
01 Apr

Maundy Thursday, Valletta

The week leading up to Easter is a wonderful time to be in Malta. Whether you are a believer or not as the religious celebrations at this time of y...
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Good Friday
02 Apr

Good Friday

Good Friday and Easter are celebrated in Malta in a ritually prominent manner.
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Easter Sunday
04 Apr

Easter Sunday

Easter parades itself in a happier and celebratory mood. The Statue of the Risen Christ denotes the last act of the Passion of the Christ - Christ ...
Worker's Day
01 May

Worker's Day

Worker's Day is an annual event celebrated throughout the world.
Feast of our Lady of Sorrows
15 Sep

Feast of our Lady of Sorrows

The Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows is celebrated in the town of St. Paul's Bay in Malta.
 St Pauls Bay, Malta
Feast of our Lady of Sorrows
15 Sep

Feast of our Lady of Sorrows

The Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows is celebrated in the town of St. Paul's Bay in Malta.
 St Pauls Bay, Malta
Republic Day
13 Dec

Republic Day

On the 13th December 1974 the Maltese Constitution was amended and Malta became a Republic.
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Republic Day
13 Dec

Republic Day

On the 13th December 1974 the Maltese Constitution was amended and Malta became a Republic.
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Christmas Day
25 Dec

Christmas Day

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Christmas Day
25 Dec

Christmas Day

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New Year's Day
01 Jan

New Year's Day

The beginning of a brand new year is a day celebrated all over the world.
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