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Comino is the smallest island of the three and consists mainly out of farmland.

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Comino is a very small island of less than two kilometers wide with only four permanent residents. It is quiet, cars are not often seen, and it is mainly inhabited by farmers. The most famous dive site and tourist spot is probably the Crystal Lagoon for its brilliant turquoise colours, that are often compared with bounty paradises in the tropics. The name Comino is coming from the herb cumin which ones grew in large numbers on the island.

The main reason to visit Comino is because of its spectacular farmland, views, remoteness, nature reserve and sanctuary place for birds. Other sights you should see are the small square St. Mary's Tower which is located on top of the hill and easily spotted from out of the boat. The island's many caves were once used by pirates as the perfect stronghold for attacking luxury boats crossing between Gozo and Malta. She was used as a strategic point by the Knights and served as a hunting paradise. Species such as wild boar and hares have unfortunately mostly disappeared nowadays.

The island is situated in between of Gozo and Malta and can easily be reached by ferry. Diving Comino is well established and divers can always start their dives as soon as they touch the ground of Comino. You can even arrange a dive trip that combines the arrival of the ferry and accommodation with Comino's only resort. The northern shore of Comino is covered with spectacular dive sites. Caves, which can be accessed above as well as below the water, fabulous rock formations and many other features that make diving in Comino special. Diving tours to some of the best dive sites of Comino can be arranged at almost each corner and will make your day one never to forget.

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+356 21521329

At H2O Divers we individually design your holiday, offering you the difference; incorporating enthusiasm with our vast diving and teaching experience, reflected in our hand-chosen crew, making your diving experience a more memorable one. Above all this, we offer you the latest equipment together with new vehicles and also a purposely designed dive boat (RIB) to ensure your complete safety and access to the incredible sites, enabling us not only to offer you the many fantastic shore dives, but also exploring with us the so many un-dived locations.

Locations: Barcelo Riviera Resort & SPA, Marfa Bay, L/O Mellieha, Malta Radisson SAS Golden Sands Resort & SPA, Golden Bay, L/O Mellieha, Malta Sliema Pitch, Tower Road, Sliema, Malta Adira Sailing Centre, Mellieha, Malta
- Paradise Diving School, Paradise Bay Hotel, Cirkewwa

Paradise Diving School

Paradise Diving School
 Paradise Bay Hotel

A PADI Gold Palm Diving Resort offering PADI diving courses, as well as accompanied pleasure diving in Malta and Gozo. Open all year round. During summertime, we dive by speedboat, directly from our private, sandy beach. Comino, Cominotto and Gozo are just minutes away. Leave your partner and children on our beach, and rejoin them for lunch. Facilities include, watersports, sunloungers, umbrellas, beach bar, restaurant, showers, and accommodation.

- Buddies Dive Cove Malta, 24/2 Pioneer Road, Bugibba

Buddies Dive Cove Malta

Buddies Dive Cove padi 5 star ...
+356 2757 6266
+356 9947 8975
 24/2 Pioneer Road
SPB 2808

We would like to welcome you to our PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Center. Buddies is the premier centre for scuba diving in Malta, Gozo and Comino.Buddies is a family run dive school & shop on the northern coast of Malta, with the islands of Gozo and Comino just minutes away by boat. Together with our team of highly qualified Padi Instructors we pride ourselves in giving you our personal attention to ensure that your scuba diving Malta experience is a total success. Whether you are interested in a Discover Scuba Diving session, joining one of our Padi Open Water Diver courses or becoming a Padi Open Water Scuba Instructor, you are assured that we will meet your expectations while maintaining the highest possible standards of diver safety and education.

If you just want to dive the jewel of the Mediterranean on your vacation in Malta, we run daily boat and shore dives around the three islands. While we are taking care of all the logistics, you can go ahead and enjoy wrecks, caverns, reefs and the spectacular underwater landscape that the Maltese islands are famous for. For the more Technical-Diving minded, we offer internationally recognised tek diver training and Nitrox / Trimix facilities. Check out our special offer on escorted dives using Nitrox 32% this summer and contact us if you require further information.Until we meet underwater,Rupert&Audrey
- Octopus Garden, Gillieru Harbour Hotel, St. Paul's Bay

Octopus Garden

Octopus Garden
(+356) 21 57 87 25
 Gillieru Harbour Hotel
St. Paul's Bay

German diving instructor Udo Türscherl left his homeland, came to Malta and founded Octopus Garden in 1990! Hundreds of divers have visited Octopus Garden over the years and many returned, convinced that Malta offers the best diving in the Med. Located right on the seafront, using a Luzu, a traditional fishing boat, we dive the most beautiful reefs, caves and wrecks surrounding the Maltese Islands, including Comino and Gozo. Diving trips are professionally organized but in a casual friendly manner. A detailed briefing and small groups guarantee a safe and relaxed dive……and the freshly brewed coffee waiting for you back at the dive centre, well, that goes without saying.


- Malta Bulb Travel Guide, Triq il-Kandlora , Zebbug

Malta Bulb Travel Guide

Malta Bulb
 Triq il-Kandlora
ZBG 02

Discover the true spirit of Malta, as seen through a local's eyes. Ideas, insider tips and travel advice on Malta - the Mediterranean's best kept secret. Malta Bulb: Your Friendly Travel Guide to the Maltese islands. Have any questions on Malta, Gozo and Comino? Send us an email at and we'll get back to you within 24 hours.


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