• Filfla (DSD_7576)


      The island of Filfla presumably gets its name from the Arabic word, filfel, which means chili pepper. Several thousands of years ago, Filfla was attached to mainland Malta.  Read More

    • Sliema reef (DSD_4981)

      Fortizza Reef & Coral Gardens – Sliema

      The reef in front of the Fortizza in Sliema is jam-packed with places of interest to explore. To my surprise the site was also abundant in marine life which makes the location very interesting for  Read More

    • Tuna - Fish Farm (DSD_2642)


      Tuna are fast swimmers, and some species are capable of speeds of 70 km/h (43 mph). Unlike most fish, which have white flesh, the muscle tissue of tuna ranges from pink to dark red. Read More

    • Peacock worm  (Sabella pavonina) (DSD_1723)

      Peacock worm (Sabella pavonina)

      The peacock worm has a beautiful crown of feathery tentacles banded with purple, brown or red which extends during feeding. Read More

    • HMS Stubborn (DSD_1351)

      HMS Stubborn

      In April 1945 the HMS Stubborn sailed into Malta for the first time en route to the Suez. It was at this phase of duty that Stubborn suffered its worst attack of the war and lost her complete tail fin which held the aft hydroplanes and rudder. Read More

    • Hermit Crab (3431)

      Hermit Crab

      The common hermit crab is typically reddish or brownish in colour, and has two pincers on the first pair of walking legs. The right pincer is larger than the left, and both have a rough, granular surface.  Read More

    • P29 (9483)

      P29 Patrol Boat

      The 51 metre Condor Class patrol boat was scuttled on 14th August 2007. A relatively new wreck which will require some time to attract marine life Read More

    • The Tug Boat Rozi (5052)

      The Tug Boat Rozi

      The Tug Boat Rozi is now lying intact except for its engines and propeller in an upright position in about 34 metres of water. The Tug Boat Rozi is one of the most popular wrecks with visiting and local divers. Read More

    • Cuttlefish (8556)


      The cuttlefish comes from a group of molluscs containing the octopuses, squid and cuttlefish. They are probably the most intelligent of all invertebrates. They have well-developed heads, with large eyes and mouths that feature beak-like jaws.  Read More

    • Red Scorpion Fish (6402)

      Red Scorpion Fish

      Scorpaena scrofa is the largest eastern Atlantic scorpion fish.Colouration ranges from brick-red to a light pink, and it has dark coloured blotches on its body. It has venomous spines, can achieve a maximum weight of approximately 3 kilograms. Read More

    • Diver exploring the MV Imperial Eagle (9791)

      MV Imperial Eagle

      Imperial Eagle was registered under other names prior coming to Malta. When first launched in 1938 until 1947 she was named "New Royal Lady”, than in 1948 as "Royal Lady" and thereafter until 1958 as "Crested Eagle".  Read More

    • The Chimney (4776)

      Um El-Faroud

      The vessel measures 109.53 meters in length, its beam is 15.50 meters and the height of the vessel from keel to funnel top is approximately 22 meters. This vessel is a single screw motor tanker. Read More

    • The Ladder in Zurrieq (3068)

      Wied iz-Zurrieq

      Wied iz-Zurrieq is a valley on the south coast of Malta. The steep slope of the valley continues underwater and the bottom is strewn with rocks which must have been carried there over the centuries. The location comes to its full glory at night as crabs, hidden during the day, venture forth. Read More

    • Azure Window (3261)

      The Azure Window

      The Azure Window is another spectacular natural landmark in Dwejra, along with The Inland Sea and Fungus Rock. The Azure Window at the end of the cliff, is a giant doorway, through which one can admire the blue expanse beyond the cliff. Read More

    • Moray eel (5584)

      Moray eel

      The undulated moray is a distinctive moray eel, taking its name from the pattern of light undulating lines that form a faint net-pattern along its long, sinuous body.  Read More

    • Star Coral (5608)

      Star Coral

      The great star coral grows in fairly small colonies, often forming domes, boulders or cone-shaped structures, or sometimes growing in flat plates or thick cruss. Distinctive because of its highly variable appearance, the great star  Read More

    • MV Odile (8645)

      MV Odile

      The wreck is that of the Italian freighter MV Odile bombed during the Second World War. It is broken up facing North West and lying on her port side, the wreck can be penetrated but only for very experienced divers with the right equipment. Read More

    • Maori Wreck - Malta (9551)

      HMS Maori

      Malta's most famous and historical wreck, this World War II destroyer was launched in 1937 and saw considerable action in her life, including valuable assistance with the defense of Malta. However, in 1942 she received a direct hit as a bomb exploded in her engine room whilst in the docks. Read More