Top Snorkeling and Scuba Diving in Corsica

Ready to check out the best sites in Corsica for scuba diving, snorkeling, shore diving, free diving or other ocean activities? Zentacle has 35 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 Corsica to suit your needs.
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Tete de Maure

#1 - Tete de Maure

France, Mediterranean, Corsica, Ajaccio Propriano

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Big granitic cliff, canyon, gorgona...many fish.
Les aiguilles

#2 - Les aiguilles

France, Mediterranean, Corsica, Ajaccio Propriano

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The top of the shoal is only 6m, so you can see it from the surface. Les aiguilles is a set of three main shoals, linking together as a Cathedral. Abundant sea life, and great walls full of gorgonians. SE of Taravo island (Porto Pollo)
B17 wreck

#3 - B17 wreck

France, Mediterranean, Corsica, Calvi

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The B17 American Bomber was used during WWII (1941+). It was also named the "Flying Fortress", becauce of it's 13 machine guns! In 1944, the B17 G "Baron" was in mission in Italy. Unfortunately, German fighters hit the Baron. Without any radio, the pilot Frank Chaplick, decide to fly to Calvi (Corsica, France). The landing strip was too short, so he decided to land on sea. Wreck size: - length: 23m - wingspan: 32m Location: Calvi, France. The B17 wreck is N from the Calvi citadel, at the foot of a small green lighthouse. Easily accessible as a shore dive or use one of the numerous dive operators in Calvi who run daily trips. B17 wreck is also known as B-17, Boeing B17 American bomber.
Le Naseau

#4 - Le Naseau

France, Mediterranean, Corsica, L Ile Rousse

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Big and interesting fishes in the deep. Take care the spot is at the entrance of the Ile-Rousse harbour. You may have current. Only by boat The use of one echo sonar additionally to the gps to find the stop is recommended. Take care that your anchor is good fixed. Le Naseau is also known as Les Haut-fond de Naso.
P-47 Thunderbolt

#5 - P-47 Thunderbolt

France, Mediterranean, Corsica, Corse Cape

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A wonderfull Wreck very. The engine is missing and the machin guns are missing. The name of the pilot is still unknow. Great You have the choice: - With a boat from Batia (around 4,5 Km away) - Either directly from the shore 200m away from the Miomo cemetery.
Cenino

#6 - Cenino

France, Mediterranean, Corsica, Porto

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Europe Cape. Northwest of Porto, after Gradelle. Cenino is also known as Ceninu, Senino.
Scandola

#7 - Scandola

France, Mediterranean, Corsica, Porto

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Scandola marine reserve, northwest of porto.
Vickers Viking Wreck

#8 - Vickers Viking Wreck

France, Mediterranean, Corsica, Tizzano

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Well conserved wreck all the structures are intact 256° from the Latoniccia isel and 149° from Mortoli point 200m from the shore.
Canadair Wreck

#9 - Canadair Wreck

France, Mediterranean, Corsica, Sagone

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Sunk 3 septembre 1971 when trying to tank water for a drop on a forest fire. The 2 pilots survived. The Wreck is in a good shape; engines are missing. Wreck penetration is possible. Accident report: August 3 1971 : Canadair CL 215 F-ZBBG n°1025 W/O (Pélican 25), Sagone Gulf, Corsica, France. Victims: Patillaud, Lebel J. The aircraft sunk. 200 meter from shore. 8° from the Sagone turm and 273° from the point of triu. Canadair Wreck is also known as Canadair CL-215.
Nonza

#10 - Nonza

France, Mediterranean, Corsica, Corse Cape

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Nonza is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in France, Mediterranean, Corsica, Corse Cape which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
La Vacca

#11 - La Vacca

France, Mediterranean, Corsica, Porto Vecchio

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Southeast of Porto Vecchio, just SE of Forana island. The shoal is approx 50m of the Vacca island. La Vacca is also known as Rocher de la vaca.
Les Arches

#12 - Les Arches

France, Mediterranean, Corsica, Porto Vecchio

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South-east of Porto Vecchio. Approx 1 mile north of the Toro.
Danger du Toro

#13 - Danger du Toro

France, Mediterranean, Corsica, Porto Vecchio

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South-east of Porto Vecchio. 700m east of the Toro islets. There is a danger buoy that mark the shoal.
La Tortue

#14 - La Tortue

France, Mediterranean, Corsica, Porto Vecchio

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Great rock structure with a lot of red giant gorgonians. Large groupers, including the famous "Edouard" (35/40 kg grouper)! Approx 1.5 mile south of La Vacca islet.
Alcione C.

#15 - Alcione C.

France, Mediterranean, Corsica, Campoloro

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It was built by Gray et Co in 1915. This 54m long oil tanker was own by the Italian company "Cisterne Italiane Soliani & Saltameranda" sunk April 14, 1943 in front of Alistro. Marina Campoloro Alcione C. is also known as HMS ANAM.
Benguigui

#16 - Benguigui

France, Mediterranean, Corsica

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Benguigui is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in France, Mediterranean, Corsica which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Punta Rosa

#17 - Punta Rosa

France, Mediterranean, Corsica, Calvi

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Nice dive site not far from Calvi. You can go down to -45m to the left or right of a big rock that forms a plateau under water. If you keep the rock to your left you will eventually find an overhand with red corals growing on it. Very nice seascape, but - surprisingly enough - not much life at all.
B26 de Lavasina

#18 - B26 de Lavasina

France, Mediterranean, Corsica, Corse Cape

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This was the B-26 "F" N° 42-96305, built in Glenn Martin Factory. Its name was "Yehunde" and pilot was Lt Krug. Sunk 12th of July 1944. Out of Lavasina
Punta Spanu

#19 - Punta Spanu

France, Mediterranean, Corsica, L Ile Rousse

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Punta Spanu is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in France, Mediterranean, Corsica, L Ile Rousse which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Petra Mula

#20 - Petra Mula

France, Mediterranean, Corsica, L Ile Rousse

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Baptêmes sur le côté est; un peu plus profond sur le fnac ouest.
Le sec du clocher

#21 - Le sec du clocher

France, Mediterranean, Corsica, Calvi

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Le sec du clocher is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in France, Mediterranean, Corsica, Calvi which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Le tonneau

#22 - Le tonneau

France, Mediterranean, Corsica, Ajaccio Propriano

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Le tonneau is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in France, Mediterranean, Corsica, Ajaccio Propriano which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Le Grand Tombant

#23 - Le Grand Tombant

France, Mediterranean, Corsica, L Ile Rousse

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Very nice wall, It 's a kind of hill which ends with a Wall (At the top 17m At the end about 40m) Their is interesting big fischs in the deep but Very nice wall, It's a kind of hill which ends with a Wall (At the top 17m At the end about 40m) Their is interesting big fiches in the deep but already the fun to dive along the wall is the trip worth. You can have a good current at the top of the wall. Your boat must be absolutely from far identifiable as a divers boat because this dive site is at the entrance of the commercial harbour of Ile Rousse. Entrance of the commercial harbor of Ile Rousse. The use of an echo sonar to localised the top of the wall in addition to your gps is advised. Pay attention that your anchor is good fixed!
Le Danger de la Vacca

#24 - Le Danger de la Vacca

France, Mediterranean, Corsica, Porto Vecchio

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This site can only be accessed by boat. Several diving centers in Porto Vecchio are available.
Iles Sanguinaires

#25 - Iles Sanguinaires

France, Mediterranean, Corsica, Ajaccio Propriano

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Iles Sanguinaires is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in France, Mediterranean, Corsica, Ajaccio Propriano which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
La Pinella

#26 - La Pinella

France, Mediterranean, Corsica, Porto Vecchio

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La Pinella is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in France, Mediterranean, Corsica, Porto Vecchio which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Pte de la Revellata

#27 - Pte de la Revellata

France, Mediterranean, Corsica

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Pte de la Revellata is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in France, Mediterranean, Corsica which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Balise La Guardiola

#28 - Balise La Guardiola

France, Mediterranean, Corsica, Ajaccio Propriano

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Balise La Guardiola is also known as A2B Balise La Guardiola.
Le Pain de sucre

#29 - Le Pain de sucre

France, Mediterranean, Corsica, Porto Vecchio

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Deep shoal between Toro islands and Le rocher de la vacca. Le Pain de sucre is also known as Pain de Sucre.
Mérouville

#30 - Mérouville

France, Mediterranean, Corsica, Lavezzi

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Big schools of barracudas !!! Groupers which are very tame and come really close. Between L'île de Cavallo and L'île de Lavezzi Mérouville is also known as Le sec du Pellu.
Capo Rosso

#31 - Capo Rosso

France, Mediterranean, Corsica, Porto

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Incredible reef architecture... really the best of the area. It's the favourite dive of the instructors. Good quantity of fishes as groupers & sars but nothing comparable that Scandola dive. South west of Porto
La Ficajola

#32 - La Ficajola

France, Mediterranean, Corsica, Porto

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Don't forget to dive into the fault to the right. It extends into the mainland and forms a cave some 20m long at whose ene you can make surface. Entrance to the cave is at about -8m. there are some more tunnels and passages under rocks that you can dive through at about -25m. From Porto pass the beach of Ficajola. The site is just behind the tip of the cape.
Punta Valitone

#33 - Punta Valitone

France, Mediterranean, Corsica, L Ile Rousse

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Punta Valitone is also known as Punta Vallitone.
Taravo island

#34 - Taravo island

France, Mediterranean, Corsica, Ajaccio Propriano

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This is a great place for children dive and first dive experience. Calm and clear water, abundant sea life. Also good for snorkeling and night dives. Just S of Porto Pollo.
Kedidi 3

#35 - Kedidi 3

France, Mediterranean, Corsica, Campoloro

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Marina Campoloro