Top Snorkeling and Scuba Diving in Sweden

Ready to check out the best sites in Sweden for scuba diving, snorkeling, shore diving, free diving or other ocean activities? Zentacle has 36 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 Sweden to suit your needs.
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Hven camping

#1 - Hven camping

Sweden, Oresund Strait

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Shore dive with visibility varying between low and medium. The current is generally negligible. Diving the rocky reef is the choice during the day. The reef is best reached by boat, unless you like a long surface swim. Here there's plenty of kelp, as well as various fish , molluscs, and crustians hidden away. Since Öresund is brackish water, you will also pass through the murky thermacline on this dive. During the night, the flat sandy bits are the place to go. You'll see plenty of buttom-dwelling fish, as well as free swimming cod and eel. A very good place for underwater photography :-) Ven Island. Just walk straight in from the stony beach.
Kullen

#2 - Kullen

Sweden, Oresund Strait

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Generally recognized as the best dive site within a couple of hours drive/sailing of Copenhagen. It is basically a long granite mountain jutting straight into several kilometers into the sea. It is oriented east-west, so unless the wind is very unfavorable, it is nearly always possible to find a sheltered place to dive. Its a rocky outcropping "Kullen" going into the sea between Helsingborg and Ängelholm. Its a national park, and the closest setlement is Mölle.
Släggö

#3 - Släggö

Sweden, West coast

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My favorite dive site in Scandinavia! Extremely easy access, good visibility, reasonably sheltered and TEAMING with life. Lots of different fishes, including some big ones (by Scandinavian standards), lots of different crabs, and superbeautiful beds of seaweed. You simply swim out along the wall til you reach your chosen air pressure, after which you either double back or go straight to the surface. The seaweed beds are a perfect place for a prolonged safety stop ;-) Just go out on the pier, kit up and jump in. Its about a 30 m surface swim to the start of the dive.
Magsjön Porsudden

#4 - Magsjön Porsudden

Sweden

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South of Strängnäs on road 55.
Sinne Nordfisk

#5 - Sinne Nordfisk

Denmark, Sjaelland

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Sinne North Fish sunk Feb 28 1978 with the West German ship Oliver Twist. It sunk with no lost. Sinne North Fisk was on the way to its home port in Skagen from a fishing ground in the Company PE Nielsen, and several sister ships, all named "North Fish" for surname.
Livlig

#6 - Livlig

Denmark, Sjaelland

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Vigorous vessel was a 3-masted Brigantine wood Fredrik Hald from (Halden), sank 30/08/1898.
Ceylon af Bergkvara

#7 - Ceylon af Bergkvara

Denmark, Sjaelland

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Ceylon af Bergkvara is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in Denmark, Sjaelland which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Robert SS

#8 - Robert SS

Sweden, Oresund Strait

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Robert SS is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in Sweden, Oresund Strait which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Hummerviken, Öckerö

#9 - Hummerviken, Öckerö

Sweden, West coast

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drive to end of road and park, either gear up by the car, walk down to the water and do a surface swim for 15 min to the entrance of the bay or carry your gear overland.
Jordfall, Gullmarn

#10 - Jordfall, Gullmarn

Sweden, West coast

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Drive down to the marina and ask for permission to park (usually not a problem in off season) gear up and enter the water at end of pier swim across (westerly) to rock and descend along the wall.
Johannes L

#11 - Johannes L

Sweden, Oresund Strait

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Little German coaster at 498 grt, built 1951, which sank in 1981. The ship lies on the side about 1 meter below the surface. Wreck measuring 48.52 meters in length, 7.88 meters in width and had a draft of 3.9 meters. It is possible to stand on the wreckage with their heads above water. Two large open cargo spaces. You can enter the wreck several places, just after holds plans, fully intending almost intends through window to the engine and into the galley. Nicely wreck 300 meters from the coast. Beautiful wreck that sunshine is rich in color. The low depth also that you can climb around long. suitable for bottle and snorkel divers.
Kappellskär

#12 - Kappellskär

Sweden

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Often used by Dive shops in Stockholm for education. Rescue , Asd, Ow
Kostersten

#13 - Kostersten

Sweden, West coast

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This small cluster of rocks in open ocean offers multiple dive sites. South/south-west side starting with boulders changing to sand bottom between 16 and 22 meters. Good fishlife here. On the line between the southern most rocks there is a steep wall with corals and anemones. North and east the bottom slopes gentle, covered with boulders and rocks. Less plants and softcorals here, but good fish-life. This dive site is easy to navigate, often with good visibility but prone to surface currents and waves. Kostersten is a cluster of 4-5 rocks with a small "lagoon" in between. The largest rocks is facing west.
Vitbukt

#14 - Vitbukt

Sweden, West coast

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The bay features gently sloping sand/silt bottom. sometimes you see wolf fish here. Then follow the cliffs to the south where there are rocks and crevices. Best marine life between 8 and 20 metres.
Tången, Hönö

#15 - Tången, Hönö

Sweden, West coast

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Parc on the sholder gear up walk down to the water and enter in the small shallow bay, descend and follow the slope.
Kattholmen

#16 - Kattholmen

Sweden, West coast

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Start in the shallows on the north east side and move south east were you will find a drop-off. At 18-26 meters there are hang-overs. The walls are often covered with marine life. Look for the large colourful sea anemones. Keep an eye on your depth.
Hästholmens hamn

#17 - Hästholmens hamn

Sweden

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Started at the wheelchair ramp. Outside the island is 18 m and deeper. Hästholmens hamn is also known as Hästholmen.
Vik

#18 - Vik

Sweden

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Vik is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in Sweden which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Husbygropp

#19 - Husbygropp

Sweden

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Husbygropp is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in Sweden which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Skår, Gullmarn

#20 - Skår, Gullmarn

Sweden, West coast

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Skår, Gullmarn is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in Sweden, West coast which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Sisjön Badplats

#21 - Sisjön Badplats

Sweden, West coast

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Sisjön Badplats is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in Sweden, West coast which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Vannholmen, Tjörn

#22 - Vannholmen, Tjörn

Sweden, West coast

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Vannholmen, Tjörn is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in Sweden, West coast which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Aqualand Wreck

#23 - Aqualand Wreck

Sweden, West coast

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Drive to Skärhamn
Kullavik hamn

#24 - Kullavik hamn

Sweden, West coast

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Kullavik hamn is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in Sweden, West coast which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Ormestad

#25 - Ormestad

Sweden, West coast

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Ormestad is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in Sweden, West coast which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Vattenholmen - West

#26 - Vattenholmen - West

Sweden, West coast

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Big boulders, overhangs (almost caverns) down to 24 metres. The sandy slope. Shallower and more interesting if you swim from the middle of the bay and north (around the skerries). Swim south for deeper water, walls and larger fish on the sand bottom.
Ullvillarna

#27 - Ullvillarna

Sweden, West coast

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One of the best sites in the area, but also difficult access due to sea conditions. Flat ocean makes a great divesite. Good kelp = lots of fish. Crevices with lobster. Sandbottom with both anemones and other bottom dwellers, like rays. An reef starting at 5 meters. Falling bottom lesser to the east, but quicker deeper to the south.
Bleksund

#28 - Bleksund

Sweden, West coast

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It drops off quickly, but not as an vertical wall. There are boulders, shelves and canyons, pending where you are diving. Lots of seanemones, huge white sea urchins and some reef fish like species of Labridae (Ballan wrasse and Cuckoo Wrasse). Small-spotted catshark (Scyliorhinus canicula) has been observed at this site twice on night dives.
Farners Wreck

#29 - Farners Wreck

Sweden, Oresund Strait

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Boat access, find using bottom sounder as there are no visual markers or transits.
Ares S-S

#30 - Ares S-S

Sweden

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Vreck of a swedish steamship build in 1883. 80m by 10 m. Collided with dutch steamer and sunk. Sits on the keel. Top at 27 m. Nice wreck Half an hour boatride from Gisløvs lage.
Drottningviken

#31 - Drottningviken

Sweden

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Drottningviken is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in Sweden which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Lervik brygga

#32 - Lervik brygga

Sweden

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Lervik brygga is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in Sweden which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Martina Wreck (Bow)

#33 - Martina Wreck (Bow)

Sweden, Oresund Strait

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The bow section lies about two miles away from the stern and is upside down. Beware thick silt on the seabed that destroys viz very quickly.
Storebonden

#34 - Storebonden

Sweden, West coast

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From Smögen or Kungshamn harbors
Dragsholme

#35 - Dragsholme

Sweden, West coast

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Rich wildlife including crabs and lobsters, cods etc. From Smögen or Kungshamn harbors.
ön

#36 - ön

Sweden, Oresund Strait

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Beneath the surface, you have 2 plateaus, one at 3-4m with rock bottom that you can sit on without suspended Especially a lot and a 9-10m with seaweed / clay bottom which are suspended a lot if you sit down. From the entry point you can choose to swim left or right. To the left there is a wreck of an old customs cruiser named "Queen of Spades" which "accidentally" fall under tow. To find the wreck, so go down to the second plateau, at the exercise bike, giraffe and the road sign and follow the edge of the south (on your left side) for about 10min and you swim straight for it. ön is also known as Limhamn.