Diving around Lokrum Island

Lokrum is an idyllic place just off the coast of the Old city of Dubrovnik. With its crystal clear waters, breathtaking landscapes, and rich history, it is a must-visit destination for diving enthusiasts. This beautiful island offers an array of diving experiences for both beginners and advanced divers, making it a perfect spot to explore the underwater world. Whether you are seeking adventure or simply want to relax and immerse yourself in the beauty of nature, diving in Lokrum Island is an unforgettable experience.

Located just 600 meters away from the city of Dubrovnik, Lokrum spans across an area of approximately 2.5 square kilometers. The island is a nature reserve renowned for its diverse flora and fauna. It is home to lush Mediterranean vegetation, charming botanical gardens, and pristine beaches. Lokrum Island also boasts a rich history, with ancient ruins and medieval architecture scattered throughout the island.

The island’s underwater world is teeming with a wide variety of marine life, provides a unique opportunity for divers to explore underwater caves, and shipwrecks. Moreover, the clear and calm waters of the island offer excellent visibility, making it an ideal diving destination for photographers and underwater enthusiasts. Diving in Lokrum Island not only allows individuals to connect with nature but also promotes environmental awareness and conservation efforts to protect the island’s marine ecosystem.

There are many legends surrounding the Lokrum island and unfortunate death befell many of its owners throughout the centuries. Lokrum’s Dead Sea is the focal point of these legends and when you see the eerie entrance, you’ll understand why. Your scuba dive starts when we anchor at the tunnel’s entrance and, even though the Dead Sea is devoid of any underwater life, hence the name, as you dive through the cave and tunnel, you will be greeted by crabs, bream and a rich diversity of underwater fauna.

Just of the shore of Lokrum the Tomislav ship wreck lies at a depth of around 40 meters. The wreck itself is quite large, measuring approximately 80 meters in length, and is mostly intact. It provides an incredible opportunity for divers to explore its various sections, including the bridge, engine room, and cargo holds. The clear waters surrounding the wreck offer great visibility, allowing divers to fully appreciate its beauty. Whether you’re an underwater enthusiast or a history buff, the Tomislav wreck is definitely a site worth exploring.

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