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There are two sites on this island, one on the north side and one on the south. They both, however, usually will include an exhilarating ascent through “The Chimney” – an incredible passageway through the reef. The entrance to the chimney is at 18m, and the exit is at 4-5m. If conditions allow, a connecting tunnel within the chimney at 8-9m takes you into a fish-bowl-like cavern. The north and south sides of the island have sloping reefs, whilst the east and west sides are vertical walls.
Whilst the top part of the reef has plenty to keep divers interested, there are a multitude of exciting swim-throughs below 18m on the south side. The depth on this part of the island is ideal for divers with, or training towards, an PADI Advanced Open Water certification.
As well as the customary reef fish, you may also find turtles eating the abundant bubble coral, golden trevallies hunting large schools of snapper, and many varieties of moray eel free-swimming through the multi-layers of plate coral.
Average depth – 16m
Maximum depth – 27m
Average visibility – 20m