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Diving in Santa Marta / Tayrona National Park
La Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta is the Highest Formation of Mountainous Coastline in the world at 5,775 meters and with an area of 17,000 km² bordering the departments of La Guajira, Cesar and Magdalena. In the latter department it enters the sea by extending their arms and giving a warm hug to the city of Santa Marta and it’s sea.
The sea surrounding the city of Santa Marta offers divers the chance to dive in several different places, such as Shipwrecks; Caves and other beautiful Marine Ecosystems located in and out of the Tayrona National Park. This includes the Isla Aguja and El Morro de Santa Marta and Rodadero and other bays that make up this beautiful city.
There are 149 fish species associated with the Coral Reefs in Santa Marta. The climate is tropical with temperatures ranging between 25°C and 35°C, with an average annual rainfall of 500 mm. The water temperature varies between 21°C and 29°C, with the main stream being directed towards the southeast due to the trade winds from the northeast. These winds cause Upwelling to occur which decreases the water temperature to 21°C resulting in the salinity to increase.
Dare to explore with us these submerged arms and different Ecosystems in the Caribbean Sea and discover the wonderful marine life that inhabits them.