The Best Coral Reef Scuba Diving Locations in Los Roques

With so many islands, cays, and islets in the Archipelago Los Roques National Park, it can feel overwhelming trying to decide where to
scuba dive. To help you select the places for you to explore, here’s a quick overview of some of the major scuba diving spots in Los Roques:

Boca de Cote

Boca de Cote is located about 16km (10 miles) South of Gran Roque, the largest islands in Los Roques.

Here you’ll find brightly colored coral communities living in harmony with a wide variety of fish, as well as Tiger Sharks, black coral, and sponges.

Boca del Medio

Boca del Medio is a scuba diving spot on the east site of the Los Roques Archipelago, and features some of the clearest waters in National Park.
The water is super clear here because the area isn’t affected by the lagoon’s production of algae, which results in visibility up to 30 meters, which
is perfect for scuba diving coral reefs.

Cavernas de Las Salinas (Salinas Caverns)

Cavernas de Las Salinas’s (Salinas Caverns) diving spot is located on the west side of the southern barrier, and features a breathtaking
topography that features vertical walls roughly 25 meters deep that lead to beautiful ocean caves, black coral, and a wide variety of sponges.

Cayo de Agua

Cayo de Agua is a key located on the western side of Los Roques and features a wide range of marine life to swim with, including Tuna, and dolphins.

Cueva de Los Sabalos (The Sabalos Caves)

Cueva de Los Sabalos (The Sabalos Caves) is located on the northeast side of Los Roques and features rocky walls, and large colonies of
Coralline fans. Along the rock wall you’ll see the entrance to Sabalos Cave which is the home of many fish species that you’ll enjoy swimming
alongside as you explore this breathtaking cave.

La Pelona de Dos Mosquises

La Pelona de Dos Mosquises is located just south of the Dos Mosquises scuba diving spot features a sand key and huge coral reef mass that’s
estimated to be hundreds of years old.


Noronqui, also known as Noronqui Abajo (lower Noronqui) is a marine diving spot about 8 meters deeps where you can swim with Turtles and Tiger Sharks.

Piedra de la Guasa

Piedra de la Guasa, located less than 1 mile (1.6km) from the main island of Gran Roque and features large schools of fish, Sole, and
Tiger fish, Macarel, Batatas, and Barracuas.

Punta Cayo Sal

Punta Cayo Sal’s scuba diving spot is located on the western edge of Cayo Sal and features a short terrace that abruptly drops off,
and is the home of sponges with beautiful purple polyps to admire and explore.

Los Roques Scuba Diving Packages

The Archipelago Los Roques National Park offers a wide range of scuba diving packages for beginner to advanced scuba divers with
expert instruction and guidance by certified divers with years of experience diving in the Caribbean waters of Los Roques,Venezuela.

Scuba diving trips typically range from $35 and up per person, per dive, and the price includes the dive permits, tank, and lead.

All the equipment you need can be provided, and you’ll be supervised by an NAUI/SSI certified Open Water Scuba Diver.

For your convenience, below is resource link with the best scuba diving packages for coral reef divers in Los Roques:

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