Scuba Diving and Snorkeling in Leixões, North Zone, Portugal


Scuba Diving and Snorkeling in Leixões, North Zone, Portugal

Scuba diving information in Leixões, North Zone, Portugal

At north of Portugal, at north-west of the iberian peninsula, 41º 11º N latitude and 8º 42º W longitude, we find Leixões port, about 2,5 miles away from the Douro river and near the city of Oporto, being included on the population of Leça da Palmeira (north) and Matosinhos (south). Leixões is one of the most competitive and polyvalent ports of Portugal, because through it cross about three thousand feeders per year with all types of cargo, which are to point out: textiles, granite, wine, wood, vehicles, cereals, containers, scrap, iron and steel, alcohol, brandy, oil, molasses, petroliferous products and even passangers from cruises. On the clean waters, the plunge lovers can find dolphins, between other species and, as a result from this competivity and portuary polyvalency, they can dive in some of the most interesting shipwrecks of Portugal.

Water Temperature

The water temperature is 12 º C.

Diving Suit

Dry suit.

Visibility under water

With a comproved visibility around 30 meters.

Climate

In winter temperatures range between 5°C to 14ºC in summer between 14°C and 27ºC.

How to get there

You can go to Leixoes by car, train, metro or by sea.

Scuba Diving and Snorkeling Sites Map in Leixões, North Zone, Portugal

Where are located the best diving sites to dive in Leixões, North Zone, Portugal? Below, you will find a map of all scuba diving sites in Leixões, North Zone, Portugal in which you can dive and snorkel.

Scuba Diving and Snorkeling Sites List in Leixões, North Zone, Portugal

Which diving sites are located in Leixões, North Zone, Portugal? Below, you will find a list of all scuba diving sites in Leixões, North Zone, Portugal in which you can dive and snorkel.


Scuba diving sites and photos from each diving site in Leixões, North Zone, Portugal

Which diving sites in Leixões, North Zone, Portugal have underwater photos? Below, you will find the list of scuba diving sites in Leixões, North Zone, Portugal and a list of underwater photos for each diving site.

Marine Species and photos of each species in Leixões, North Zone, Portugal

Which marine species can I observe in Leixões, North Zone, Portugal? Below, you will find the list of marine species and the photos for each species.

Underwater Photographers and photos from each photographer with photos taken in Leixões, North Zone, Portugal

Which photographers have taken underwater photos in Leixões, North Zone, Portugal? Below, you will find the list of underwater photographers and their photos in Leixões, North Zone, Portugal.

Scuba Diving centers in Leixões, North Zone, Portugal

Which scuba diving centers can I dive with in Leixões, North Zone, Portugal? Below, you can see the list of scuba diving centers in Leixões, North Zone, Portugal. Click on “more info” to find out more about each scuba diving center.

There are no diving centers available

Liveaboards in Leixões, North Zone, Portugal

Which liveaboard can I dive with in Leixões, North Zone, Portugal? Below, you can see the list of liveaboard in Leixões, North Zone, Portugal. Click on “more info” to find out more about each liveaboard.

There are no liveaboard available

Accommodation in Leixões, North Zone, Portugal

Which accommodation can I rest after my dive in Leixões, North Zone, Portugal? Below, you can see the list of accommodation in Leixões, North Zone, Portugal. Click on “more info” to find out more about each accommodation.

There are no accommodation available