Armed Forces of Malta mourns after diver’s tragic death

The Armed Forces of Malta is in mourning following the tragic death of one of its most talented soldiers. Devastated former colleagues of Christine Gauci posted heartbreaking tributes on social media following news of her death on Saturday. The 35-year-old from Victoria, who was an experienced scuba diver, passed away after a diving expedition with […]

5 of the most spectacular dive sites in Malta

Malta is one of the most popular diving destinations in Europe, and no wonder! The Maltese underwater world attracts divers with a variety of aquatic life and many mysterious wrecks to be explored. It’s a great destination for those who are in for their first dive, as well as diving experts looking for a thrill. […]

10 bizarre items found during Spinola Bay clean-up

It’s one of Malta’s most popular tourists resorts. And now Spinola Bay in St Julian’s has been given a massive clean-up ahead of the winter months. A team of 50 enthusiastic volunteers managed to collect a staggering 1.6 tonnes of rubbish from the seabed. It took around 40 divers four hours to make a difference.  Spinola Bay […]

Tragedy as woman dies after diving off Gozo coast

A woman has died in Gozo General Hospital after diving at one of the island’s most popular shipwrecks. The British woman, 43 had been diving with a group off Xatt l-Aħmar near Għajnsielem on Saturday when she got into difficulties. Malta Police said she surfaced but then lost consciousness on the boat. The woman was […]

Gozo is named the best diving spot in the Med

Gozo’s former Azure Window has been reborn as the hottest dive site in the Mediterranean. Diving enthusiasts claim the collapse of the iconic arch ‘is one of the best things to have happened to Gozo’. Since it crashed into the sea 18 months ago, thousands of divers have explored the cracked chunks of rock. Stunning […]

Tributes to fire chief who died in Malta dive tragedy

Tributes have been paid to a former firefighter who died in a tragic diving accident off the coast of Malta. Andrew Longden, 50, was swimming at one of the island’s most popular diving spots when he got into difficulties. Malta Police told 89.7 Bay they were called to the scene at Cirkewwa on May 8. […]

Tragedy as scuba diver dies off Maltese coast

Police have launched an investigation after a British tourist died at one of Malta’s most popular diving spots. The man, 50, died after getting into difficulties while diving in Ċirkewwa. He was underwater with a scuba diving group when he reportedly found himself in trouble. The diver was given emergency first aid but unfortunately passed […]

Malta crowned ‘best place to go scuba diving’

Malta has won another top international award. The island has been named the best place to go scuba diving in 2018. The award was presented at Germany’s biggest diving and water sport event in Dusseldorf. Taucher.net, the largest German speaking online portal for divers, presented the award to the Maltese Islands as the tourism destination […]

Malta is crowned Europe’s number one diving spot

Malta has been crowned the number one diving destination in Europe. The Maltese Islands won the accolade for the second year in a row at the annual Diver Awards in Birmingham. Malta was voted for by thousands of Diver Magazine readers and visitors to www.divernet.com. Egypt was named the world’s best diving destination with Malta […]

Gozo’s Azure Window ‘should be renamed the Azure Reef’

Gozo is renowned across the world for its diving. But now some diving schools are calling for the shattered remains of the Azure Window to be rebranded as the Azure Reef. The famous limestone arch hit the headlines around the world when it collapsed during a storm off the Gozo coast back in March. Since […]