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River Gurara Popa

The River Gurara MV, a Nigerian cargo motor vessel, sank during a fierce storm on February 26, 1989, near Cape Espichel in Portugal. The ship suffered significant damage, breaking in the middle, with its stern resting at an average depth of 23 meters. Divers can explore the wreckage and discover intriguing remnants such as the intact propeller and a portion of the machine house. In the vicinity, other scattered wrecks can be found in various directions, enhancing the diving experience.

This captivating dive site attracts a plethora of marine life, including large Congers, Pouts, Seabreams, Wrasses, Morays, Squids, and Octopuses. Divers can witness these fascinating creatures taking shelter amidst the wreck. With visibility reaching up to 8 meters and a maximum depth of 24 meters, this dive site is best suited for advanced divers.

Located close to Castelo, Sesimbra, Setúbal, Portugal, the River Gurara MV wreck is a must-visit for underwater exploration enthusiasts. Enhance your diving adventures by venturing to the nearby River Proa spot as well.

Last updated: 9 mo. ago - Oct 3, 2023

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Overview of River Gurara Popa

Depth:24m
Visibility: 0m - 8m
Experience level:
advanced

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