Porquerolles is the largest of the Îles d’Or (Golden Islands) with a surface area of 12.5km2.  She is also the most touristy of the three in the season with a record of 12,000 daily visitors in 2020.  Since then measures have been put in place to limit the number to 6,000.  The dive sites around Porquerolles they are just as varied and beautiful as those of Port Cros.  Porquerolles is part of the Port Cros National Park, so the sites are just as well preserved as with the neighbouring island.  The fixed and mobile marine life is abundant and you’ll get an underwater eyeful.  For the most experienced some superb wrecks can be found close to this magnificent island such as the Grec, the Donator and the Ferrando.  With a half hour boat journey, you can access the dive sites of Porquerolles and admire the beauty of her underwater depths.

Marine life of Porquerolles

The marine life is very similar to that of Port Cros. You can find grouper, morays, damselfish…and equally brown meagre, jackfish and congers. Certain years, if we’re lucky, we get to see sunfish and sometimes dolphins.

Plant and fixed life of Porquerolles

The plant and fixed life of Porquerolles is pretty much identical to that of Port Cros. You’ll find Posidonie (seagrass) which is very common in the Mediterranean, aswell as gorgonians of different colours, often attached more to the wrecks than the rocks, and different algue such as peacock’s tails, for example.

Le sec de la Jeaune Garde Le sec des Murènes Le sec des Carrieres Le sec du Langoustier Le Donator Le Grec La piscine des Medes Le Cap des Medes Le Cimentier Le Ville de Grasse Le Michel C Retour à la Carte Principale

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