Bol island Brač Croatia

Scuba diving locations

There are plenty of scuba diving locations in and near Bol. We are listing some popular ones here. Most locations are within 60 minute boat ride from Bol, with most of them only up to 30 minute boat ride.

  • Cape Smociguzica is an underwater reef in the form of a mushroom. It is decorated with Yellow Gorgonia. Diving depth is from 10m – 55m.
  • Cape Kabal is an underwater tunnel with one side at 8m and the other at 17m. It also features a deep wall that is up to 50m deep.
  • Babice Stine, location only 5-minute boat ride from Bol. It features underwater ruins of a Roman villa (1st century BC) with old mosaic floors. It is located at a depth of 5–6m.
  • Cape Tatinja on the island of Hvar offers a long deep reef, and at the bottom, you might still find some pottery and coins from a shipwreck of the boat (dates between 1805 and 1811) from the Austrian-Hungarian Empire, located at a 30m depth.

Selected full-day diving excursions

(two dives, experienced scuba divers only)

  • Shipwreck near the island of Solta. The first dive is at the shipwreck, which is located at a depth of 35m – 45m. The second dive is at the second shipwreck, located at a depth of a max of 25m. Both shipwrecks are preserved and easily accessible. Both are fishermen’s type of boats that are approximately 40m in length.
  • Vodnjak, near the Pakleni islands south-west off-island Hvar, is the underwater reef. The top of it is at a depth of 10m, and it goes down to 60m. Its southern cliff is decorated with red and Yellow Gorgonia. The reef is rich in flora and fish.
  • Lucica Cave on the southwest of island Brac is a beautiful and deep cave for scuba diving. Its entrance is located at only 3m depth and is wide for safe entry. The cave is vast, and the maximum depth of the cave is 30m. Very often, large gropers are trapped there for divers to swim with; they tend to be up to 1.2m in length and around 30kg.