Excelsul Diving Club. Scuba diving in Reunion. Geographic Diversity: On the West Coast, a lagoon with natural coral reef. You will be able to dive with the reef to discover a great variety of fauna and flora. On this side of the island, the weather conditions are excellent throughout the year and the water temperature ranges from 24 ° to 30 ° C (75 ° to 86 ° F). The visibility is exceptional. On the east coast there are no coral reefs, but you will find beautiful lava flows and very old. In this case, you may not be able to dive as easily as on the other coast, since part of the island is much more windy and rainy, but there are some fantastic and maybe a little more physical dives to enjoy. Coral reefs: From beginners to skilled divers, off the coast of St Paul to St Leu offers many possibilities. Travel into the outer side of the reef and you will be able to admire the rich life has to offer. All kinds of coral: fire coral, soft coral, black coral, red coral ... gorgonian. This is only for the flora. The fauna is diverse: eels, lobsters, clams, clown fish, turtles, sting ray ... a huge tank of live fish. The drop offs: On the East Coast, the windiest one submarine cliffs are numerous and varied. The depths ranging from 15-40 feet, you will be amazed how clear the water is. When diving in for a lot of fish: snapper, batfish and surgeonfish ... You could not avoid being seduced by the dives offered on the island of Reunion. Underwater Caves: There are a number of them, revealing the exotic names like: Le pain de sucre, the cheminée, les trois faille ... Dives are exceptional, light plays on them will transport you into a different world. You will go from one surprise to the next, the underwater world not cease to amaze. Shipwrecks: A few: the EIS Siang, The Navarra, La Barge. These peaceful sites are a delight to the eyes, the remains now inhabited by flora and fauna are once again come to life. The pelagic: And to finish off the picture, you can get to dive with whales and dolphins in certain periods of the year. As it is, from July, whales grace us with their massive presence, but they come to the shores of St Gilles for our greatest pleasure. Other Pelagic are there all year to be admired: tuna, barracuda, jack ... And, who knows, you may even see a shark!