Diving activities in Las Grutas are an excelent
option at the border of San
Antonio Bay. This place is a good choice, because of the characteristics of
its transparent and warm waters. You
can dive all year round taking into account that the temperatura of the
water during June, July and August is between
11ēC and 13 ēC (52°F and 56°F), in September, October and
November is between 13ēC and 16ēC (56°F and 61°F) and in summer is
between 20 ēC and 24 ēC (69°F
Winds are usually from West and Northwest and they change visibility from 3 mts and 15 mts (9 feet to 45 feet).
Winter and Outom are the best visibility seasons.
From Spring to the end of Summer is the seaweed blossom, reproduction and growing season for many species.
The Diving places are:
Most visited places in Summer for its flora and fauna are:
and La Trucha; wich are solitary beaches along the cost where you
can find the most spectacular shoals . There
you will find variety of fish, shellfish, great cervices and passage ways
covered with seaweeds, cholgas and mussel. Different depths and good
visibility help the divers who are amateur photographers to get pictures
they never dreamed of from the Argentinean sea.
Project La Caracola; we will soon have close to Las grutas shore the wreck of La Carolina which served as a life boat in a big aircraft carrier in the 50s and its late owners used it as a turist boat around San Matias Gulf. The boat is 33 feet length with a wooden haul, galvanized cabin, centered wheelhouse, bow warehouse and passenger accommodation astern. Goal accomplished....
Lado Bueno: It is part of La Escondida shoal, where a Long Line type structure was placed to breed mussel, which gave great strength to local fish. As time passed, salmon become friendly an today you can tour the grouper caves accompanied by large salmon.
We can find : sea bream, sargo, grouper, salmon, lemon sole, scallop, mussel, clam, oyster, sea urchin , octopus, crab, starfish, seal, dolphin, killer whale and from September to December there are lots of whales. (see photos)