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Golden Reef Wall

The Golden Reef is a prominent feature of Portugal's largest natural reef system, extending from the picturesque Bay of Armação de Pêra to Albufeira. Situated a mere 3.3 nautical miles away from the dive center, this fascinating dive site can be reached in just 15 to 20 minutes. With a maximum depth of 21 meters on the sandy seabed and 14 meters at its highest point, the Golden Reef offers a diverse and captivating underwater experience.

Descending into the depths, divers are greeted by a majestic wall that gradually slopes down to the sandy terrain below. Here, amidst the blocks of loose stones, an enchanting world awaits. Known as the "Garden of the Gorgonians," this area showcases an abundance of these fascinating creatures, along with vibrant sponges and corals. As you explore the recesses of the reef, keep an eye out for an array of marine life, including salems, bonito, asparagus, moray eels, and sapiens.

With a visibility of 13 meters, the Golden Reef provides a clear and immersive diving experience, allowing divers to fully appreciate the beauty and richness of this underwater paradise. This site is particularly well-suited for beginner divers, offering an accessible and captivating introduction to the wonders of the underwater world.

Discover the Golden Reef in Portugal, a dive site that epitomizes the allure of underwater exploration. Embrace the adventure and marvel at the diverse marine life that thrives within these pristine waters. Plan your dive today and make lasting memories in the depths of Albufeira, Faro, Portugal.

Last updated: 8 mo. ago - Oct 3, 2023

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Overview of Golden Reef Wall

Depth:20m
Visibility: 0m - 13m
Experience level:
beginner

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