Rogoznica aqvatory is most famous for huge cliffs (drop offs) full of Gorgonias (corals) and colorful sea life. Cliffs are filled with small caves and canyons which fall in to the deep vertically. Visibility is through most of the year around 50 m so you feel like floating next to a huge wall which goes from 9 m all the way to 110m deep visible in one glance. It is a special feeling diving in this kind of the blue.
Diving depth on this cliff is from 20 to 40 m but the cliff goes down to maximum 90 m. Difficulty of this dive depends mostly on conditions and currents but is usually accessible for beginners as well for experienced divers. Sometimes especially during low season current are strong and can make a problems for beginners.
Alain's cliff is one of most famous cliff dives in Croatia and with the good reason. Start the dive on a plato which is around 5 to 9 m depth swimming in the direction of open sea. You come to the end of plato which finishes with direct drop off from 8 m down to a 90 m. This is probably the closest feeling to flaying you will ever experience, the magic of this cliff is visibility. It is so crystal clear that you can in fact see almost entire cliff in one glance, from surface to the bottom. It can take your breath a way. When you come on the depth between 20 and 40 m, depending on your experience and diving category, balance your buoyancy nicely. On one place cliff breaks and makes a vertical canyon full of caves and gorgonia coral fans. Usually on this place there is a school of different bigger fish. During entire length of the cliff there are clouds of small fish all around. After some swimming cliff brakes again and goes directly toward near by island V. Smokvica.
Diving depth on this cliff is from 10 to 40 m but the cliff goes down to maximum 60 m. Difficulty of this dive depends mostly on conditions and currents but is usually accessible for beginners as well for experienced divers. Gorgonia cliff is located on the same island as Alain's cliff but is very different. The dive starts on the south- east part of the island on just 5m depth. After a short swim toward the south side of the island you will come on the first ''step'' from 7 to 15 m. and than on the cliff which starts with the vertical cannion. From there on rocks form shelves with the cuts underneath where you can peek in and, in some, even enter entirely.
In one moment, you will come over the big Gorgonia fans which expend on entire height of the cliff a great view. It depends on the strength of the current on which point of the dive will the dive guide turn around and head back toward the dive boat. Entire dive follows the shape of the island V. Smokvica so it's not hard to orientate.
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