Marine wildlife

Be your own Jacques Cousteau

With a set of flippers, you can be your own Jacques Cousteau. We probably have some onboard, or you can bring your own.


The introduction of several new marine reserve areas plus more public awareness as to the importance of a healthy ocean, has seen several species bounce back literally from the brink of extinction in the Mediterranean.

The pressure and conflict inevitable as a result of the huge growth in human populations around the Mediterranean have meant a severe degradation of many of the environments and reduction in numbers of all the inhabitants of this sea. However in the last decades despite destructive fishing techniques and badly thought out marine management programmes, nature has fought a valiant rearguard action and recently signs of improvement have begun to appear.

The introduction of several new marine reserve areas plus more public awareness as to the importance of a healthy ocean, has seen several species bounce back literally from the brink of extinction in the Mediterranean.

Others are still gravely at risk and lots of work still needs to be done to protect this diverse and beautiful environment.