Ayvalık is a frequented diving spot in Turkey and is favored by foreign and local divers. Ayvalık is home to diving spots Deli Mehmet and İlyosta island. Ilyosta is a lively, vibrant spot with plenty of sea creatures for you to dive with and for photographers to snap pictures of.
Gavur port is the most popular diving site on İlyosta island. It extends to depths as deep at 3-35 meters and is suitable for more experienced and less experienced divers. In the sea, you can observe the many great underwater creature; sea insects, moray and even sea rabbits, so don’t forget to take a flashlight with you. Whether at Deli Mehmet or İlyosta island, swim amongst the red coral reef and enjoy an unmatched diving experience.
To take some beautiful pictures and discover the beauty of Ayvalık, Book a flight to Balıkesir.
Swim alongside the red coral reef, on a dive suitable for all levels, at İlyosta, Ayvalık.