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Underwater Cultural Landscapes of Montenegro – Diving beckons

Montenegro is a true diving paradise that is waiting to be explored. With its stunning coastline and rich shipwreck heritage, it is quickly becoming a top destination for divers from around the world.

The upcoming “Underwater Cultural Landscapes of Montenegro” event in the coastal town of Kotor is a great opportunity to discover the country’s fascinating underwater world. From April 21st to May 3rd, visitors can immerse themselves in an array of activities, including an open-air exhibition, virtual reality experiences, underwater films, workshops, and panel discussions.

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Diving Budva – Credit dmytrok

But Montenegro is not just a destination for wreck divers. Its crystal-clear waters are home to a variety of marine life, including colorful fish, octopuses, and moray eels. And with an array of stunning dive sites, from shallow reefs to deep walls and caves, there is something for divers of all levels.

The Blue Cave, located on the Lustica Peninsula, is a popular spot for divers thanks to its stunning blue waters and underwater tunnels. The island of Mamula, with its impressive fortress and a variety of marine life, is another must-visit site.

The Uvala Veslo reef, the Ploča cave, and the Sopot wreck are three of the most exciting dive sites in the Herceg Novi area. The Uvala Veslo reef is a shallow reef that is home to a variety of marine life, including schools of colourful fish, octopuses, and nudibranchs. The Ploča cave, on the other hand, is a deep cave that features impressive stalactites and stalagmites, as well as schools of barracudas and groupers. And for wreck diving enthusiasts, the Sopot wreck is a must-visit site, with the remains of a cargo ship that sank in 1968 now home to a variety of marine life, including octopuses and moray eels. Divers will remember the unique and exciting underwater experience offered by all three of these dive sites for years to come.

The best months for diving in Montenegro are generally from May to October when the water is warmest and clearest. During these months, water temperatures can range from 22°C to 26°C, making it a comfortable environment for both beginners and experienced divers.

Montenegro’s warm hospitality and stunning scenery are sure to make your diving experience unforgettable. So if you’re looking for a new diving adventure, consider Montenegro – a hidden gem that is waiting to be discovered.

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