Top Snorkeling and Scuba Diving in State of Pernambuco

Ready to check out the best sites in State of Pernambuco for scuba diving, snorkeling, shore diving, free diving or other ocean activities? Zentacle has 20 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 State of Pernambuco to suit your needs.
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Vapor Bahia

#1 - Vapor Bahia

Brazil, Pernambuco

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This big ship sunked after colision with "Pirapama". Special site to see big turtles, lobster, little life in large schools, rays and sharks - Tubarão Lambaru or Tubarão Lixa(Ginglymostoma cirratum). Navigation 10km from Ponta das Pedras beach in Recife - PE or 12 km from Acaú beach - Paraíba. Vapor Bahia is also known as Vapor Bahia.
Porto de Galinhas

#2 - Porto de Galinhas

Brazil, Pernambuco

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Inside the reefs bar area, near shore, the depth is low and good for snorkeling. Outside the reefs bar, care is necessary about the rocks. Nos canais dos recifes a profundidade é boa para mergulho livre (snorkel). Depois dos recifes é necessário cuidado com as pedras. From shore (inside the reef bar) or by boat (outside the reef bar). Da praia pelos canais dos recifes ou de barco contornado os recifes.
Saveiros

#3 - Saveiros

Brazil, Pernambuco

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Steamboat sunked to create artificial reef. 6 miles from Boa Viagem beach, Recife - PE. GPS
Vapor de Baixo

#4 - Vapor de Baixo

Brazil, Pernambuco

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Steamboat, small but very beautiful.Keeps machines and wheels for propulsion. 8 miles from Olinda - PE. GPS. Vapor de Baixo is also known as Vapor de Baixo.
Mercurius

#5 - Mercurius

Brazil, Pernambuco

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Boat sunk to create artificial reef. Keeps small life in large schools. From Recife - PE - GPS. In front of Boa Viagem beach.
Pirapama

#6 - Pirapama

Brazil, Pernambuco

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Always a good dive. Turtles, lobster and very little life. Good visibility. You will see big turtles in the night dive. From Recife - GPS
Servemar X

#7 - Servemar X

Brazil, Pernambuco

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Servemar X is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in Brazil, Pernambuco which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Alvarenga

#8 - Alvarenga

Brazil, Pernambuco

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Becomes very vulnerable to changes in visibility, which can be limited to about 5 meters in days where there is very bad wind in any way mean there is a visibility of 10 to 15 meters. Advised that the divers should be careful while in the wreck, with a lot of fishing lines in debris. Alvarenga seems, but not the name of the ship but a type of vessel not propelled by itself used as a trailer to transport cargo. The entire hull is in natural position, and is the engine room. The entire hull is in natural position, and is the engine room. Is located 8 miles (15 km) from Porto and 3 nautical miles from João Pessoa. This is approx 3 miles (5.5 kilometres) from the coast. Alvarenga is also known as Comandante Alvarenga / Batelão do norte.
Chata de Noronha

#9 - Chata de Noronha

Brazil, Pernambuco

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"Do not know the true story of the wreck known as Chata de Noronha. Over the past years have been by oral tradçião that this vessel was the transportation of cargo between the port of Recife and the island of Fernando de Noronha. As it runs, "The ship went from Recife Noronha to empty, when during a storm would have experienced the crane, causing the ship to sink." There are several versions to date of the wreck is speculation 1968, 1969 and until 1973." Source: http://www.naufragiosdobrasil.com.br/naufchatanor.htm Chata de Noronha is also known as Naufrágio Chata de Noronha.
Ressureta

#10 - Ressureta

Brazil, Pernambuco, Fernando de Noronha

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Ressureta is sought for the drift dive it offers. Its cracks harbour is rich of marine life, like sharks. Ressureta proporciona mergulho de correntes marinhas (fracas). Os abrigos de rochas e corais são ricos em vida marinha, inclusive tubarões. Located at north of the main island and west of Ilha da Rata (Female Rat Island). Localizada ao norte da ilha principal e a oeste da Ilha da Rata.
Servemar I

#11 - Servemar I

Brazil, Pernambuco

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Servemar I is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in Brazil, Pernambuco which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Cagarras

#12 - Cagarras

Brazil, Pernambuco, Fernando de Noronha

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Cagarras is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in Brazil, Pernambuco, Fernando de Noronha which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Ilha do Meio

#13 - Ilha do Meio

Brazil, Pernambuco, Fernando de Noronha

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Situated at the end of Rata's Channel, this island is bathed by the outside sea clear stream. The big caves/lairs are the main attraction. Situada no final do canal da Rata, esta ilha é banhada pelas correntes claras do oceano. As grandes cavernas são a principal atração. By boat to north direction. Located at north of the main island and at west side of Ilha do Meio (Middle island). De barco, ao norte da ilha principal. Localizado a oeste da Ilha do Meio.
Lage dos 2 Irmãos

#14 - Lage dos 2 Irmãos

Brazil, Pernambuco, Fernando de Noronha

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The main attractions of this place are the frequent encounters with sharks and the island´s largest coralline formation. As atrações principais são os frequentes encontros com tubarões e as formações de corais. From port, by boat, southwest direction, northwest side of the main island, near 2 Irmãos (2 brothers) rochs. Do porto, de barco na direção sudoeste, ao noroeste da ilha principal, próximo aos 2 irmãos. Lage dos 2 Irmãos is also known as Lage dos 2 Irmãos.
Cabeco das Cordas

#15 - Cabeco das Cordas

Brazil, Pernambuco, Fernando de Noronha

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A "Cabeço" is an island-shape formation that doesn't come to emerge. "Corda" means Rope. In this formation that are a lot of ropes of late anchors left there when it was allowed to anchor there. due to strong current, you must avoid staying on surface. Very beautiful geography, as you go deep (40m) and climb the wall until it ends in a beautiful blue horizon. You can see nurse sharks, barracuda, angel fish, surgeon fish and stingrays.
Naufrágio do Porto

#16 - Naufrágio do Porto

Brazil, Pernambuco, Fernando de Noronha

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Two steam boats used around the 1940´s compose the scenery of steel structures and lots of marine life. This spot is also a great option for snorkelling and night diving. From port shore, strait ahead more or less 140m (460ft).
Bahia do Sancho

#17 - Bahia do Sancho

Brazil, Pernambuco, Fernando de Noronha

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The conditions vary according to the season. From November to March, there are big waves and the transparency is lower (10-30 mts) but from July to September the conditions are much better and the water is much more clear (>30 mts) Bahia do Sancho is also known as Praia do Sancho.
Caverna da Sapata

#18 - Caverna da Sapata

Brazil, Pernambuco, Fernando de Noronha

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Wall dive culminating in a big cave encrusted with sponges. Rays, sharks, groupers, turtles, morays, barracudas and lobsters are common and if you are lucky you'll see dolphins.
Naufrágio Reboque

#19 - Naufrágio Reboque

Brazil, Pernambuco

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"For many years the story told on this vessel was that was torpedoed during the Second War, but the wreckage showed no marks of having suffered the impact of torpedoes. There were records for the nafrágio in 1908, which also showed up inconclusive. In 1999 divers from Recife, located a piece of boiler Florida with a name engraved on it. From this name can be a search that led to positive identification of the wreck. The Official Journal of Pernambuco, 30.06.1917. "The tug was built in Florida in 1908 for the company Wilson Sons & Co. of London. He returned to England, bought by the English government, because the need of ships generated by the First World War. He started in Buenos Aires, with scale in Fernando de Noronha, when entered into a strong storm with high waves and sea bulk. A strong wave hit the boat, which has very heavy, OSSIER and sank quickly. Only 5 of 11 crew members survived." (Source: http://www.naufragiosdobrasil.com.br/naufreboque.htm) Naufrágio Reboque is also known as Flórida.
Taurus

#20 - Taurus

Brazil, Pernambuco

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Boat sunk to create artificial reef. Keeps small life living in large schools. From Recife - PE - GPS. In front of Boa Viagem beach.