Boat for scuba divers: Um El Faroud & Ghar Lapsi

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Explore Malta's southern coastline on a private boat. Dive spots include: El Faroud and the caves of Ghar Lapsi, while enjoying breathtaking coastal views from aboard our specialized dive boat.


  • Specially equipped boat for divers.
  • Availability on the boat of a dry saloon, kitchen, toilet.
  • Exclusive Small-Group Diving.
  • Three dives in one tour.


Get ready for an underwater adventure. This trip includes three dives. The south coast of Malta offers breathtaking scenery where the crystal-clear waters of the Mediterranean Sea meet majestic limestone cliffs. This side of the island, free from commercial ports, features the Popeye village, high cliffs, blue lagoons, and caves adding natural beauty to the coastline. Um El Faroud dive The sunken ship El-Faroud is a famous diving spot off Malta’s coast. It was deliberately sunk after an incident in the Valletta port. The ship was seriously damaged and taken out of service.The ship, requires at least two dives for a full exploration due to its size. A boat trip significantly shortens the journey to and from the ship, allowing a comprehensive experience of it. First dive with ship penetration The second dive is for an external inspection of the ship. Ghar Lapsi cave dive An impressive maze of tunnels, perfect for a light, shallow third dive after exploring Um El Faroud wreck. This site offers divers a peaceful yet thrilling experience, showcasing Malta’s underwater beauty. These three underwater excursions provide unique and exciting opportunities for divers, adding a new level of adventure to your stay in Malta. Here’s a brief overview of the dive trip main stages and experiences: - Boarding the boat at the agreed berth: Participants are greeted at the berth, where they board a comfortable boat specially equipped for diving. - Unpacking and assembling equipment: Divers prepare their gear, checking it for safety and functionality. - Sea journey with views of Malta from the sea: The journey starts with a scenic sea trip offering stunning views of Malta’s coast and Marsaxlokk port. - Briefing on diving at Um El Faroud: Instructors discuss the dive details and the ship’s history. - A 45-minute dive: This dive allows participants to see inside the ship. Surface interval with tea or coffee, views of Malta’s southern cliffs and caves. - Briefing for the second dive at Um El Faroud - A 45-minute dive: This dive provides a view of the entire ship, including the propellers, rudder, hull fracture, and wheelhouse. - Surface interval with snacks: Participants rest on board and have a light snack. Briefing for diving at Ghar Lapsi cave: Instructors prepare the group for the Finger Reef cave dive. - A 45-minute dive: The third dive offers a unique experience of exploring underwater caves. - Return to the sea with discussions of impressions and viewing photos, videos: Upon returning to the boat, participants share their experiences and review photos and videos taken. - Packing and stowing equipment: After completing all dives, divers gather and pack their equipment. - Disembarking from the boat at the agreed-upon berth: Participants return to the berth, concluding their unforgettable adventure


Private dive boat Skipper Fuel Visit to three dive sites Safety briefing and orientation Light refreshments onboard Water / Coffee / tea

Important Information

  • If you do not have a complete set of equipment, we will recommend a dive centre to hire. If you need a guide (master, instructor) who speaks a specific language, we will recommend one. If the weather is not suitable for going out to sea by boat, we will offer a shore dive at an accessible location or wait until the weather is suitable for going out to sea by boat, or refund the payment.

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