Can I scuba dive in the Blue Lagoon?

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Yes, you can scuba dive in the Blue Lagoon. However, snorkeling is more popular because the lagoon is not that deep and there are a lot of boats and swimmers.

Can I Snorkel in the Blue Lagoon?

Yes, you can snorkel in the Plava Laguna. Snorkeling is one of the most popular activities in the Blue Lagoon.

Can I scuba dive near the Blue Lagoon?

Yes, you can scuba dive in nearby areas as long as you know how to dive and have a needed permit.

Can I get permission to scuba dive in the Blue Lagoon?

Yes, you can get a permit at any Harbourmaster’s Office to learn more see this. And if you want the papers to fill see this.

It is recommended to start this process before the season starts because the number of people doing this process is at its highest in the summer season.

Snorkeling in the Blue Lagoon Croatia

Can professional divers scuba dive in the Blue Lagoon?

Yes, professional divers are allowed to scuba dive in the lagoon, but they have to get a permit.

Are there guided tours that include scuba diving at the Blue Lagoon?

There are guided tours that offer snorkeling in the Blue Lagoon. Finding a scuba diving tour is harder.

Can I free dive in the Blue Lagoon?

Yes, you can free dive wherever you want. No need for a permit.

Are there caves near the Plava Laguna where I can scuba dive?

Yes, nearby caves like the Green Cave offer opportunities for diving. Dive only in allowed caves.

How can I explore the Lagoon if I can’t dive?

You can explore the Blue Lagoon by swimming, kayaking, or boat tour.

Can I use an underwater drone or ROV in the Blue Lagoon?

Right now, there is no law coverage for underwater drones or ROVs. And there are no rules against it at the Blue Lagoon. However, the lagoon is full of people so it might be best if you didn’t use these there or in other places full of people.

What marine life can I see if I dive near the Blue Lagoon?

You can see various marine life including fish, sea urchins, and other invertebrates.

Can I scuba dive in the Blue Lagoon at night?

Yes, you can scuba dive at night. The lagoon won’t be as blue, but it might show other things to see (especially with a full moon).

Are there any diving schools or shops near the BL?

Yes, you can find diving schools and shops in nearby towns like Split and Trogir.

Are there any underwater archaeological sites at the Lagoon where I can explore?

There are no underwater archaeological sites at the Lagoon. There is a sunken boat that can be explored on the island of Šolta.

Can I kayak or paddleboard into the Blue Lagoon?

Yes, kayaking and paddleboarding are allowed and popular ways to explore the Blue Lagoon.

Are there any special permits for using underwater drones or ROVs?

No, for now, there are no special permits to operate underwater drones or ROVs.

Are there safety risks in diving?

Potential safety risks in diving at the Blue Lagoon are the same as diving anywhere else. The risks are:

  • Decompression sickness
  • Nitrogen narcosis
  • Marine life
  • Air embolism
  • Aero-otitis media
  • Oxygen toxicity
  • Drowning
  • Hypothermia
  • Malfunctioning equipment
  • High-pressure nervous syndrome
  • Lung overexpansion
  • Pre-existing health conditions
  • Saltwater aspiration syndrome
  • Reflex asystolic syncope
  • Common risks of scuba diving
  • Currents
  • Entanglement
  • Gas toxicity
  • Not being able to breathe
  • Underwater debris