Dives on Pianosa : The Shoal of Ancorone

  • Type of dive: shoal, wall
    Minimum level required: advanced adventurer
    Recommended level: XR nitrox diving
    Navigation: 15 miles
    Interest: fotografic, naturalistic (marine protected area)
    Depth: 23 mt minimum, 52 mt maximum
    Seabottom: rocky
    Visibility: good

Description:

The name of the shoal derives from a big anchors of over 3 meters height, which was used to hold the mines allocated in this area during the Second World War.
The shoal is characterized by walls with big groupers, congers, morays and barracuda.

Prenota Ora