Top Snorkeling and Scuba Diving in Pernambuco

Ready to check out the best sites in Pernambuco for scuba diving, snorkeling, shore diving, free diving or other ocean activities? Zentacle has 11 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 Pernambuco to suit your needs.
Caverna da Sapata

#1 - 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.
Vapor de Baixo

#2 - 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

#3 - 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.
Chata de Noronha

#4 - 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

#5 - 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.
Porto de Galinhas

#6 - 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.
Cagarras

#7 - 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

#8 - 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

#9 - 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

#10 - 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.
Bahia do Sancho

#11 - 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.