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DIVING IN BAHRAIN


The Kingdom of Bahrain is an archipelago of 33 islands in the Arabian Gulf. Diving has a long and rich history in Bahrain, and pearl diving in the area dates back 5000 years.

Bahrain offers a variety of exciting wreck and reef dives.

  • Fifi wreck is located 5 miles off the east coast of Bahrain. This location is especially popular for night dives.
  • Caisson wreck is located 20 miles off the coast of Bahrain. The concrete and steel structure provides an excellent opportunity to witness the abundant marine life of Bahrain.
  • Fasht najwah is located at 50 nautical miles north of Bahrain. Najwah is an excellent dive location . A large shallow reef situated approximately 5 miles off the east coast of Bahrain providing ideal snorkelling, scuba training and novice diver sites. Easily the most sheltered local dive site.
  • Abu Thalma: 45 miles northeast of Bahrain, this coral coated reef offers excellent diving, including rocky outcrops and interesting reef formations.

In the waters of Bahrain, it is common to see a wide variety of marine life, including clown fish, trigger fish, surgeon fish, turtles, rays, lion fish, grouper, snapper, crayfish and even whalesharks. Tuna, mackerel, trevally and barracuda are among the more predatory fish you are likely to see as well.

Following PADI standards, our professional staff are more than happy to get you through all courses. From the "Discovering Scuba Diving" to "The Open Water Course", different specialties and the Dive Master Training.

BISS also offer dives to artificial reefs around Bahrain, which over the past few years, has become a nursery for a variety of species and home to some of the largest groupers you will see in the Persian gulf. Species include sea snakes, crabs and nudibranchs, which are among the most sought after species for under water photographers world wide.

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