On-board Diary: Port of Palma de Mallorca. Dives at Sa Dragonera.

Author: Thierry Lannoy
Date: July 31, 2010



We made and early start out to Dragonera Island where we made two submersions, a deep one in the morning, and the second one, closer to the surface, about 25 meters deep.

First we discovered a vertical wall to the south of Dragonera Island. Around 20 meters deep, we ran across a group of barracuda. Visibility was excellent and it allowed us to get a good look at the life surrounding this point of the island.

We went multi-level diving, going up the level little by little at different depths and observing several different types of marine life along the ascent.

Many sea birds take refuge on this island, and we were able to observe their flight during the interval we remained at the surface between the two dives.

The second dive took place at the western part of the island, formed by a series of caves and a wall that descends to a depth of 30 meters.