The Archipelago of Malta - Above and Underwater

The three islands that make up the Maltese Archipelago - Malta - Gozo and Comino - are a prime dive site in the heart of the Mediterranean. 190 km of rugged coastline, from falling, caves, natural harbors lined with cliffs , coves and crystal clear water without water make it a paradise for divers and their families throughout the year. The waters around the islands are considered among the clearest in the world with excellent visibility to about 30 meters and a water temperature that never goes below 15 ° C with an average of 21 ° c . Malta is a dream destination for underwater photographers. The marine life presents a vivid color palette. With dive sites all within a close radius, you can explore a variety of underwater worlds ranging from caves to reefs through the wreckage of war.

The archipelago of Malta also offers visitors plenty of activities before and after diving with a superbly sunny weather, sandy beaches, rich nightlife and 7,000 years of history. With its megaliths, medieval dungeons and Calypso's Cave - The Maltese Islands are really lovely. The narrow streets of towns and villages full of Renaissance cathedrals and Baroque palaces. It is also found in nature’s oldest human structures in the world; the islands were rightly described as a museum in the open air.

For the more energetic there are all types of water sports and other activities from golf to rock climbing to sailing or jet skiing.

Dive Systems 40 years of excellent service

Created in 1978, Dive System is one of the largest dive centers in Malta. During these 40 years we are committed to offer quality diving at an excellent price ratio in a welcoming and friendly atmosphere. Dive System has excellent references including security. With a team of permanent monitors and qualified staff, Dive System offers a wide range of dives and a shop to meet all your needs.

Our completely renovated diving center is located on the water's edge on the Sliema Promenade, ideal place for tourists and the heart of the nightlife. We offer you:

  • Try diving and snorkeling courses
  • Internationally recognized dive courses from PADI , BSAC , CMAS and DSAT
  • Guided dives and dive packages
  • Packages for renting of equipment to unaccompanied to Diving
  • Dive Travel and liveaboard
  • Rental, sale and servicing of diving equipment of all kinds
  • filling of bottles with air , Nitrox and Trimix
  • PADI Tec Rec Technical Diving Courses

How to Get to Malta

The Maltese islands are 90 kilometers south of Sicily, Italy and are just a few hours flight from anywhere in Europe.

Flying to Malta is easy, with several major and low cost airlines operating on a daily basis.

For a full list of incoming flights to Malta, click here.

For a list of airlines coming to Malta, click here.

Dive System is an authorized diving center Beuchat

Dive Sites

Dive SiteTypeDepthIslandBoat or ShoreMore information
HMS Maori (Valletta)Wreck10-15 metersMaltaShoreMore info
Tug 2 (Sliema)Wreck12-18 metersMaltaShoreMore info
Tug boats (Zonqor Point, Marsascala)Wreck18-20 metersMaltaShoreMore info
P29 Patrol Boat (Cirkewwa)Wreck18-40+ metersMaltaShoreMore info
Tug Boat Rozi (Cirkewwa)Wreck18-32 metersMaltaShoreMore info
Um El Faroud (Wied iz-Zurrieq)Wreck18-36 metersMaltaShoreMore info
Ghar LapsiReef10-18 metersMaltaShoreMore info
East/West Reef and Caves (Wied iz-Zurrieq)Reef10-30 metersMaltaShoreMore info
Anchor BayReef10-18 metersMaltaShoreMore info
Sugar Loaf and Madonna (Cirkewwa)Reef10-24 metersMaltaShoreMore info
Cirkewwa Arch (Cirkewwa)Reef10-20 metersMaltaShoreMore info
South Reef (Delimara Point)Reef10-25 metersMaltaShore or boatMore info
Tunnel and Reef (l-Ahrax)Reef5-18 metersMaltaShoreMore info
Qawra Point NorthReef5-36 metersMaltaShoreMore info
Exiles (Sliema)Reef5-18 metersMaltaShoreMore info
Fortizza (Sliema)Reef5-18 metersMaltaShoreMore info
X127 Lighter "Coralita" (Manoel Island)Wreck10-22 metersMaltaShoreMore info
Bristol BeaufighterWreck30-38 metersMaltaBoatMore info
HMS HellespontWreck35-42 metersMaltaBoatMore info
Bristol Blenheim BomberWreck38-42 metersMaltaBoatMore info
Filfla IslandReef15-50 metersFilfla (from Malta)BoatMore info
Qammieh Point (Devil's Reef)Reef30-50 metersMaltaBoatMore info
MV Imperial EagleWreck32-42 metersMaltaBoatMore info
MV Karwela & MV Cominoland (Xatt l-Ahmar)Wreck20-45 metersGozoShoreMore info
MV Xlendi (Ghajnsielem)Wreck30-40 metersGozoShoreMore info
Mgarr ix-XiniReef10-25 metersGozoShoreMore info
Xlendi Reef & TunnelReef5-18 metersGozoShoreMore info
Coral Gardens & Big Bear (Dwerja)Reef5-30 metersGozoShoreMore info
Blue Hole (Dwerja)Reef5-50+ metersGozoShoreMore info
Inland Sea & Tunnel (Dwerja)Reef5-55 metersGozoShoreMore info
Cathedral Cave/Blue Dome (Ghasri)Reef10-30 metersGozoShoreMore info
Reqqa Point (Marsalforn)Reef20-70+ metersGozoShoreMore info
Double Arch (Marsalforn)Reef20-45 metersGozoShoreMore info
Ras il-HobzReef20-100+ metersGozoShoreMore info
Fessej Rock Reef15-40 metersGozoBoatMore info
Ta' Cenc ReefReef10-50 metersGozoBoatMore info
Fungus RockReef10-40 metersGozoBoatMore info
San Dimitri PointReef10-60 metersGozoBoatMore info
Wied ir-RahebReef10-60 metersGozoBoatMore info
Billinghurst CaveReef20-35 metersGozoShore or BoatMore info
Lantern PointReef10-50 metersCominoBoatMore info
Cominotto ReefReef18-36 metersCominoBoatMore info
Santa Marija CavesReef10-18 metersCominoBoatMore info
P31 Patrol BoatWreck12-20 metersCominoBoatMore info

The dive center is equipped with all facilities to allow divers to relax before, during and after diving in a pleasant and friendly environment. The accompanying non-divers are welcome on our premises and can relax on the beach from which they can attend the activities of the day. There is also a children's playground and a park within 200 meters. Several restaurants and bars are located just outside the center. On request Dive System can provide:

Dive boat


Rent a Car, jeep or van


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Dive Systems

Tower Point - Tower Road - Exiles
Sliema SLM1604 MALTA
(+356) 2131 9123

June-September: 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. (7 days a week)
October-May: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Monday-Saturday)
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