Diving in the Cíes Islands of Galicia National Park

- CÍES ISLANDS -
buceo en Islas Cíes

BIDUIDOS

  • Difficulty: High.
  • Minimum depth: 7 m.
  • Max. depth:: 50 m.
  • Dive time: entre 30y 45 min.
  • Ideal for: AOWD o superior.
  • Unfavorable conditions: Rough weather, sea bottom and strong winds.
  • Currents: Strong, depending on the tide.
  • Flora and marine life: Large canyons upholstered with colored corals, congers, Labrus maculatus, Veretiliums, some occasional moonfish.

LAS NEGRAS

  • Difficulty: High.
  • Min. Depth: 5 m.
  • Max. Depth: 35 m.
  • Dive time: Entre 30 y 45 min.
  • Ideal for: AOWD o superior.
  • Unfavorable conditions: Rough weather, sea bottom and strong winds.
  • Currents: Strong/moderate, depending on the tide.
  • Flora and Marine life: Sargos, Maragotas, Pintos, Espirógrafos, Congrios, Pulpos, Sepias, Centollas, Jurelos, esponjas.
Punto de buceo Islas Cíes las negras

LA CANTAREIRA

  • Difficulty: Low.
  • Min. Depth: 12 m.
  • Max. Depth: 19 m.
  • Dive time: Between 40 and 45 min.
  • Ideal para: OWD or superior .
  • Unfavorable conditions: Rough weather, sea bottom and N / NE winds.
  • Corrientes: Moderadas, depediendo de la marea.
  • Flora and marine life: Corynactis, esponjas, bogavantes, pulpos, pintos, abadejos, sargos, rayas y congrios.
punto de buceo islas cies islote viños

ISLOTE DE VIÑOS

  • Difficulty: Low
  • Min. Depth: 8 m
  • Max. Depth: 12 m
  • Dive time: 40-60 min
  • Ideal for: OWD and night dives.
  • Unfavorable conditions: Rough weather.
  • Currents: Soft.
  • Flora and marine life: Peces pipa, caballitos de mar, sargos, pintos, pargos, pez ballesta, congrios, pulpos, sepias, centollas, lubinas, doradas. En zonas arenosas rayas Undulata. Alga laminaria en primavera-verano.

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Punto de buceo islas cies carracido

PUNTA CARRACIDO

  • Difficulty: Low.
  • Min. Depth: 3 m.
  • Max. Depth:8 m.
  • Dive time: 30 / 40 min.
  • Ideal for: Beginners, baptism and refresh.
  • Unfavorable conditions: Rough weather.
  • Currents: Soft.
  • Flora and marine life: Caballitos de mar, peces pipa, sargos, maragotas, pintos, pargos, pez ballesta, congrios, pulpos, sepias, centollas, lubinas, doradas. En zonas arenosas rayas Undulata. Alga laminaria en primavera-verano.
Punto buceo islas cies punta principe

PUNTA PRÍNCIPE

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LOS CIEGOS

  • Difficulty: Low.
  • Min Depth: 15 m.
  • Max. Depth: 24 m.
  • Dive time: 40 / 50 min.
  • Ideal for: AOWD / superior and night dives.
  • Unfavorable conditions: Rough weather, sea bottom and NE, E and S winds.
  • Corrientes: Moderadas, dependiendo de la marea.
  • Flora and marine life: Tiburones, rayas, sargos, fanecas, pintos, abadejos, centollas, bogavantes, gorgonias y esponjas.

BAJO DE SAN MARTIÑO

  • Difficulty: Low.
  • Min. Depth: 9 m.
  • Max. depth: 18 m.
  • Dive time: 40 / 50 min.
  • Ideal for: OWD or Superior.
  • Unfavorable conditions: Rough weather, sea bottom and strong winds.
  • Currents: soft, depending on the tide.
  • Flora and marine life: Bosques de laminarias, anémonas y actinias, gorgonias y esponjas, Verytillum, estrellas de mar de 7 brazos (Ludelias), congrios, chocos, pulpos y Peces San Martiño.

GABOTOS DE FORA

  • Difficulty: Medium.
  • Min. depth: 18 m.
  • Max. depth:60 m.
  • Dive time: 30/50 min.
  • Ideal for: AOWD or Superior (Nitrox).
  • Unfavorable conditions: Rough weather, sea bottom, S, SW, W winds.
  • Currents: soft/strong, depending on the tide.
  • Flora and marine life: Gorgonias, nudibranquios, centollas, pulpos, pintos, congrios, lubinas, doradas, peces luna.

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