Abrolhos Live Aboard 12/12 a 15/12
Abrolhos Archipelago is located in the Atlantic Ocean, on the southern coast of the state of Bahia, Brazil. It consists of five islands, being thirty-six nautical miles (approximately seventy-five kilometers) from the Caravelas coast. The five islands of the archipelago are: Santa Bárbara Island (under control of the Brazilian Navy, where is the lighthouse and also the only inhabited), Siriba Island, Redonda Island, Sueste Island and Guarita Island. Four are intangible areas, ie landing on these islands is prohibited. Only Siriba Island is open to visitors and is fully scheduled and monitored.
It has excellent area for scuba and free diving, because the coral formations shelter a great diversity of marine fauna, forming large areas of natural pools. In the islands, the attraction is the birds nesting in the rock formations, especially the atobás, typical birds of the archipelago. Other types of birds surrounding the area are kings, grazina, frigate, benedito, as well as the family phaethontidae. In addition, it has a great diversity of marine fauna, with numerous species of fish, mollusks, corals, sponges, sea turtles and vegetation featuring succulents, grass, shrubs and cacti. The park is open every day, but with controlled visitation. Several boats offer a day trip or more to the unit. From July the humpback whale season begins until November. In recent years, a small number of southern right whale have begun to recolonize to the area, having there with young.
Come dive into this paradise in southern Bahia with Água Viva Diving. The Abrolhos Archipelago is undoubtedly one of the best diving destinations in Brazil. We’ll dive into wrecks, rafts, night dives, diving dives and much more. During the trip it is also possible to take some courses such as: PADI Advanced, wreck specialty, night specialty among others.