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Blue Hole, large rock pool, Diving site & Gozo Attractions. Located in Gozo, Malta

Photograph of divers walking towards the Blue hole. The Azure window in the background
Photograph of divers walking towards the Blue hole. The Azure window in the background

 

Blue Hole Location - Near Dwejra Point and Dwejra bay

  • The Blue Hole is located near Dwejra Point and Dwejra bay, Gozo.
  • As you look at the sea the Blue hole is located down the steps then follower the rough path down the gully on the right
  • Take the San Lawrenz road out of Victoria (Rabat).  Pass through San Lawrenz and continue to the coast.
  • The road ends in a large car park. 
  • There are several attractions that can be visited from this Car park, all within a few minutes walk.

From the car park descend the steps and follow gully on the right to the sea


Blue Hole Map

 

 

Blue Hole Description of this top Diving site

Photograph of a diver near the edge of the Blue hole. The Azure window in the background 
Photograph of a diver near the edge of the Blue hole. The Azure window is in the background
In rough weather the sea surges both over the protective rocks that can be seen at the far side of the Blue hole, and through the underwater arch in the rock wall

 

  • The blue hole is a clear large rock pool about 10 metres in diameter and near to the Azure window
  • The hole can be viewed from the surrounding rocks, or follow the rough path over sharp rocks to the waters edge
  • Very spectacular to view in rough weather, but view from a safe location.

 

Diving and Snorkeling - The blue hole, Gozo

  • The blue hole has been voted into Europe's top 10 dive sites and one of the most dived, dive site on Gozo
  • The blue hole is a circular formation of limestone rock creating a clear large rock pool leading to an enjoyable and memorable dive area
  • The pool has an impressive underwater arch at around 8 - 15 metres giving access to the open sea for divers and snorkelers, .and the various dive sites on the outside,
  • Because rocks are dropping from the Azure window   we recommend that divers and snorkelers do not venture under or near the arch
  • Within the 16 metre deep hole is a cave
  • In the immediate area are sheer underwater drop off,. chimneys to swim up, and arches to swim through. The sea bed is strewn with large boulders
  • Sea life:
    • Octopi
    • Starfish
    • Bristle worms
    • Cardinal fish, grouper, rays, jacks
    • Sea urchins
    • Colourful sponges
    • Moray eel
  • Average underwater visibility 35 metres

 

 

Dwejra Point and Dwejra Bay Attractions

Because the rocks are very uneven and have sharp edges we recommend strong shoes or boots if you wish to walk on the rocks

 

Attractions on or near Route to Dwejra Point and Dwejra Bay

  • San Lawrenz  Bus 2 & 91
  • Gharb Bus 2 & 91
  • Ta'Pinu  Bus 61& 91

Local Transport - Buses

Buses to Dwejra

  • Winter No buses to Dwejra. The nearest bus stop is in the village of San Lawrenz roughly 2 km away  Buses 2 & 91 from Victoria (Rabat)
  • Spring and Autumn. 2 buses on Route 91.   Additional buses from San Lawrenz
  • Summer. 6 buses on Route 91.   Additional buses from San Lawrenz