Great diving sites near Budva

Oreste wreck

The sunken steamboat Oreste is located about 3 nm from Budva. The wreck of the Oreste ship lies at the depth of 32 meters. The explosion ripped the ship into two pieces, now lying some 20 meters apart on the sandy floor. As with most of these sites, numerous fish species take shelter in the wreckage from the sea currents and predators.

Fisherman’s boat wreck (Near St. Stephen Island)

The Fisherman’s boat wreck is located in front of the St. Stephen Island at the depth of 21 meters. The vessel sank in a heavy storm upon its return from trawling in the open sea. Despite the severe storm that has sunk the ship, the vessel is virtually intact and in excellent condition. It is 27 meters long and six meters wide.

Tunnels near Budva (St. Nicholas’ Island)

Underwater tunnels near the island of St. Nicholas’ are located five and nine meters below the sea level and are about 15 and 30 meters long respectively. For safety reasons, the dives are organized one-on-one with an instructor, i.e. each customer is accompanied by a certified diver. The tunnels are fairly broad and not claustrophobic. This site is a must-see for making some amazing underwater photos. It is on this site that a great number of customers fell in love with diving for the beauty of the underwater landscapes.

Mogren Cove

Mogren Cove is situated near Budva and is a great location for diving newbies. The diving instructors will be more than pleased to take the photos of you underwater. The diving depth on this site is from five to 25 meters, and visibility is great. This dive site is available for all categories of divers, from beginners without certifications to experienced certified divers.

Notes

  • Oreste shipwreck – Diving on this site is allowed to divers with at least Open water diver certificate, Advance open water diver certificate or Deep diver certificate.
  • Fisherman’s boat wreck – This dive site is accessible to divers with at least OWD certificate.
  • Tunnels near Budva – This dive site is accessible to all categories of divers, from beginners without certifications to experienced certified divers.
  • Mogren Cove – This dive site is accessible to all categories of divers, from beginners without certifications to experienced certified divers.

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