Side | Underwater Museum

Are you in for a new adventure? Then you’re in the right place! The Side | Underwater Museum is the first underwater museum in Europe! Both certified divers and novices are welcome to visit this location, which start at a depth of approximately 7 meters. The maximum depth is 25 meters. Diving at the Side | Underwater Museum is truly an interesting and amazing experience. You will dive at the second Underwater Museum in the world!

Fun guaranteed

Diving at the museum is a fun activity that can be done by certified divers but novices as well.

The museum

The museum is divided over 5 different locations with over 110 statues in total.

Support

Support the scuba toerism in Turkey and enjoy the underwater adventure with family and friends

When can you dive to the museum?

We often get the question when it’s possible to dive at the museum. The Underwater Museum is opened 12 months a year however the diving possibilities depends on the weather conditions. The scuba dive season is generally opened from April till November and most dive centers are closed during winter.

 

 

Please contact us via the contactform on this website for more information about your options. Interested in photos and videos of the Museum dives? Check this website or go to our Facebook pages.

 

 

Most popular locations

Although the museum has more dive sites, our guests book mostly the following locations. It is possible to book a single dive but we offer several discount packages with photos and videos as well to maximize the fun of your experience.
Wreck TCSG-117 / Poseidon

Wreck TCSG-117 / Poseidon

Max. depth: 25 meters

The dive starts at the wreck which has a depth of 25m. The wreck is 30m long. During this dive you'll see the statue of Poseidon and soldiers.

Camel Road

Camel Road

Max. depth: 18 meters

This location lies near the wreck and has a max. depth of 18m. Here you can see especially life-sized statues of camels and horses.

Side Reef 1

Side Reef 1

Max. dept: 12 meters

This is a great location for novice divers who would like to dive to the museum. The reef starts at +/- 6m and slowly descends to a max. depth of 12m. Here you can enter also a small cave and there's a good fish population.

More information

More information

single dives and packages

Side Azura | PADI dive center offer a range of diving packages for certified divers and novices. Please contact us for more details about the possibilities.

Testimonials about the Museum

Read here what other divers said about their scuba experience at the museum. More experiences can be found on our Facebook page and TripAdvisor.
Elif - TR

Elif - TR

CMAS 1* diver

Its such a wonderful project. Well done! I enjoyed it and would recommend it to everyone to dive there. Especially Camel Road.

Mieke - NL

Mieke - NL

PADI ADVANCED OPEN WATER DIVER

Its awesome to dive at the museum! Even people without certificate can give it a try. I went to the wreck first. The Poseidon statue is impressive!

Marko - DE

Marko - DE

Non-certified diver

Thank you for making my holiday complete. I am so pleased with the dives and photos! Made my friends jealous :)

Jessica - UK

Jessica - UK

Non-certified diver

First I did another shallow dive and then I went to Side Reef 1. It was great! Beautiful fishes and it was fun to see the statues.

Dirk - BE

Dirk - BE

PADI Advanced Open Water diver

I wasnt planning to dive but when I noticed a dive center at my hotel I went for more information. They recommended the wreck dive and Side Reef 1. Best choice of my holiday!

Michael

Michael

Non-certified diver

I was scared in the beginning but after the training I started to feel more confident. Then I went to the museum and I am glad I did! It was awesome!

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News about the museum

We collect news from the internet about the underwater museum and we share our own stories, photos and videos now and then. Did you write an article about the museum, do you have great photos and / or videos that need to be seen by the rest of the world? Please send them in and we'll post them on this website.
Online News

Sondakika.com

Massive Statues İnstalled İn The Mediterranean İn Antalya In Antalya, a reputable underwater tourism attraction point in southwest Anatolia, an innovation will possibly appeal many other scuba divers. Giant sculptures were installed under the Mediterranean Read more…

Online News

Hurriyetdailynews.com

The Shipping Trade Chamber (DTO) Antalya Branch is planning to establish in Antalya a similar museum to the world famous underwater museum in the Caribbean Sea. The project aims to make the city a diving Read more…

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This website is maintained by Side Azura | PADI dive center in Side, Turkey. You’ll receive information from this particular dive center.

 

About Side Azura | PADI dive center
The dive center is located between the hotels Arcanus Side Resort and Voyage Sorgun and specializes in small groups and a personal approach. They dive on a daily base and have a flexible schedule.

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