Diving sites and scuba centers in Brazil
The second smallest Brazilian state has a shoreline that is the envy of other larger states. The stretch from Maceió to Porto Galinhas, in souther Pernambuco is protected by the largest and best preserved barrier reef in the Northeast.
It covers 135 kilometers of calm green and crystal-clear waters, natural swimming pools, mangroves and beaches lined with dense palm tree fields. The are large resorts. And with tourists.
The diving potential is enormous. During low tide, the reefs under more shallow surfaces, forming lagoons and natural pools that are perfect for snorkeling. Occasionally you might encounter noisy picnickers, but it is still worth it.
At greater depths, some coral ledges enthrall scuba divers. And there is still a lot more to discover. Even today, dive masters go searching for new sites with clients. And anyone who discovers a peak gets to name it. It’s worth trying.