The Blue Belt Wreck Reef Dive site
A guide to scuba diving at The Blue Belt Wreck
Dive site: The Blue Belt Wreck
Dive type: Wreck dive, Boat dive
Skill level: Advanced
visibility: Scuba divers can usually se 25-30 m / 82-98 feet around the blue belt wreck
depth: The depth around the Cedar Pride wreck varies from 21-83 m / 68-272 feet
Dive site information: The blue belt wreck is a wreck after a Saudi Arabian general cargo vessel that sunk 5 December 1977. The ship carried a shipment of cars, trucks and trailers when it sunk. There are rumours that this ship was used for smuggling when it sunk but there are no evidence supporting such allegations and the owners were very respectable in the local community. The wreck is 103.82m x 14.3m / 342 x 47 feet. This is a very impressive wreck dive comparable to Thistlegorm , but the wreck is unfortunately inaccessible due too the large depth the wreck rests on and the fact that the wreck is laying upside down. Only advanced scuba divers should attempt this dive due to the large depth. This wreck is also often erroneous called the blue bell.
Marine life: The Blue belt is primarily a wreck diver and divers will not have time for much more then the ship due to the large depth on which the wreck is resting.