Top Snorkeling and Scuba Diving in Bahia
Ready to check out the best sites in Bahia for scuba diving, snorkeling, shore diving, free diving or other ocean activities? Zentacle has 7 dive sites, snorkel spots, beaches, and more. Discover hand-curated maps, along with reviews and photos from nature lovers like you. No matter what you're looking for, you can find a diverse range of the best ocean activities in Bahia to suit your needs.
#1 - Maraldi
The Maraldi is an English ship which ran aground at 21:00 pm on February 28, 1975 on the beach of the 2nd Naval District, Barra, Salvador (BA) due to strong local currents, when he came to Buenos Aires (Argentina) for Amsterdam (Netherlands) carrying a cargo of wool and leather. Today we have dismantled all serves as a haven for countless species of fish and invertebrates as well as being one of the most visited wrecks mergulahdores in Salvador, the Brazilian city with over mergulhaveis shipwrecks on its shores, many of them to duck out the beach, fins, mask and snorkel, as is the case of Maraldi that is less than 80m from the beach. Access from Avenida Sete de Setembro. Next to the Lighthouse Bar, down the last ladder to the left (which is a peddler of coconut). Once on the beach, swim 200 m perpendicular to the beach and soon reach the wreck of Maraldi. Maraldi is also known as Primeiro Naufrágio.
#2 - Atractores
Praia do Forte, S. Salvador, Bahia, Brazil Atractores is also known as Praia do Forte.
#4 - Jequiriça
Extensive atoll. Meros, Moreira, coral, brain, and other species are easily sighted! Good conditions for diving are only possible during summer from November to April. Jequiriça is also known as Recifes do Jequiriça.
#5 - Bahia de Salvador
Old slave-ships have a lot of things thrown overboard as: bottles, crockery, etc. Years 1600 wreck. Stuff of slave Ships (wreck diving) Bahia de Salvador is also known as Salvador.
#6 - Caitá
Excellent and rich diving point in the down south of Bahia state, coral reefs, with many large coral colonies of fire (Millepora sp.) And brain coral (Mussismilia brasiliensis), endemic to the coast of Bahia, as well as several other species of corals, sponges and other animals, as well as reef fish. Trasnparency is good from October to February, the rest of the year you can dive in the pools during the low tide, because the visibility drops to less than 1 meter. Access by third beach of Morro de Sao Paulo just swim a 50 m toward the small island of Caitá. Caitá is also known as Terceira Praia.