TheCayo Levisa scuba diving center offers scuba tanks, weights, boat and dive guide but you have to bring your
own wetsuit, mask, fins, regulator, BTU and night diving equipment. Divers must bring their
accreditation or Dive License and passport in order to board the boat to Cayo Levisa for scuba
The Cayo Levisa International Dive Center is operated by Marlin and is
located at Costa Norte de la Palma, Pinar del Rio, Cuba.
There are four instructors and the daily capacity for scuba diving is ten
divers in each of two departures, double immersions available in each departure.
The average annual visibility is twenty horizontal meters and the average annual
temperator is 25° Celsius. Overall there are twenty three dive sites.
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Cayo Levisa Scuba Diving Features
Coral reef diving: YES Wall diving: YES Wreck diving: YES Cave diving: No Night diving: YES Nitrox Service: No Equipment rental: YES Classroom: YES Dive Courses all levels: YES Instructor courses all levels: YES Specialty courses: YES Photography/Film developing service: No IN / DIN systems service: No Training tank (pool): No Specialized Store: No Medical office: No
Kind of bottom : Coral reefs, walls, shipwrecks. Plenty of flora and
Compressor : k-14
Bottles : 12 litros 12 aluminio
Equipment : 10 set Mares
Diving capacity : 20 buzos en dos salidas
Instructors : ACUC
Dive boats : Una 41 pies
Hyperbaris Chamber : In Ciudad Habana, transfer by
Scuba Diving Conditions
at Cayo Levisa
Cayo Levisa is 3 Km (2 miles) long and is formed on a coral
reef.The dive zone begins from the coast and has lots of
attractions including a qide sessile fauna, a variety of fish and an
array of fantastic sea life in a well preserved environment.
In some sites starting from 8 meters (26 feet) you can find star and brain coral,
sea fans and feather like gorgonians and among them schools of grunts,sergeant major, parrotfish, surgeonfish and chubs, nassau groupers, medium size snappers and dog
snappers along with morays and lobsters.
At 15 and 30 meters (49 and 98 feet) deep, the landscape is formed by big
developments of 10 meter long (33 feet) flat corals, which are an amazing show of underwater architecture.
Youcan also see ridges and coral billocks.
The most frequent fish are blue chromis, yellow grunts, yellow-tail snappers,
queen angelfish, gray angelfish and big groupers, cuberasnappers, dog
snappers and black groupers.
The numerous dive sites are on the northern side of the cay, where there is
abundant coral, sponges, black coral and medium to large tropical fish. Especially notable is the presence of
accessible 17th and 18th century wrecks of archaeological interest. No currents and there are walls at a 20
meter plus depth.