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Los Roques is an archipelago of 350 islands, cays and Islets. It is a federal dependency of Venezuela. Rated as one of the best diving destinations in the world, Los Roques offers absolutely exhilarating diving experiences. Los Roques was declared a National Park by Venezuelan government in 1972. The total population of the archipelago is 1500 but it receives around 70,000 visitors annually. Most of these visitors are day visitors coming from Caracas or other mainland cities. The archipelago is known for its crystal clear waters, rich and diverse marine life and beautiful underwater landscape. It is a dream comes true of any scuba diver. Los Roques’ coral reefs are amazing. The sub-surface landscape has rich ecosystems of sea grasses where numerous fish species, mollusks, turtles, queen conch and snails can be seen. Among the commonly found fish in these waters are surgeon fish, angel fish, spotfin butterfly fish, barracudas, nurse sharks, manta rays and tunas. There are several quality dive sites. There is something for everyone here. There are shallow reefs, steep coral walls, caves and caverns. Other popular activities on these islands are snorkeling, windsurfing, kitesurfing, paddling and fishing.