Interest
Cave & Reef & Wall & Wreck
Popularity
High
Depth
15+m (avg), 40+m (max)
Qualification
Beginner
Shore access
Medium
Location
36.0182°N 14.2859°E (Exact)
Rating
★★★★ from 1 diver

Xatt l-Ahmar is a popular scuba diving site on the southeastern coast of Gozo. Dive sites in Xatt l-Ahmar are three deep wrecks MV Cominoland, MV Karwela and MV Xlendi, a wall reef with some caves, and a shallow bay. Karwela and Cominoland wrecks were scuttled together in 2006 whilst Xlendi wreck was scuttled 1999. All three wrecks have maximum depth of about 40 m.

Dive sites in Xatt l-Ahmar

MV Xlendi

MV Xlendi is deep wreck dive in Gozo. Xlendi was 80m ro-ro ferry and was scuttled for scuba diving in 1999. Xlendi wreck is upside down at 42m depth.

MV Karwela

MV Karwela is the most dived wreck in Gozo. Karwela was 50m passenger ferry and was scuttled for scuba diving in 2006. Wreck is upright at 40m depth.

MV Cominoland

MV Cominoland is deep wreck dive in Gozo. Cominoland was 40m tourist cruise ship and was scuttled for scuba diving in 2006. Wreck is upright at 40m depth.

Bay

Xatt l-Ahmar from air

Comments and Ratings

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Mika Tanninen, April 2015:
★★★★ Nice wrecks for advanced / technical divers to explore, but the reef is not that interesting.

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