The RMS Athens was mercilessly thrown against the rocks near Mouille Point in the famous Cape Town Great Gale on the 17th May 1865.All30 crew members tragically lost their lives in the gale storm.Along with this wreck, 14 other ships either ran aground or suffered damage, although no other lives…
Diving in Rookery is Interesting.Typically, visibility is Good ( 10 - 30 m)The average depth is 39.6 m / 129.9 ftTo reach Rookery you have to do it By boatThis dive site is best suited for CMAS * / OW divers.
The Sapona was a 270-foot vessel built in 1904. It was used by rum-runner between the Bahamas and Florida during Prohibition. She sunk during an hurricane in 1926.Over half of the ship is visible above water, so it is a very popular wreck for snorkellers.
This is a shark conservation area for scientific research, thus there's an exciting possibility to see Bull sharks, Silvertip sharks, Tawny nurse sharks, Gray reef sharks, Blacktip reef sharks, Whitetip reef sharks and sometimes even a huge Tiger shark!(chance to see a Tiger shark around 20%)
Named because of the silvertip cleaning station, the only one known around Cocos. Look through the corals for cool critters such as jawfish, snake eels, starfish, mantis shrimp and the strange little rosy-lipped batfish, a must see when diving at Cocos Island.
Very white sands.Nice, shallow, no-limit dive.I believe it would be a good candidate site for a first-time night diver (training).Not much marine life on our visit, but was told the site is usually more active.This was the 7th mooring and dive site on the Southern Bahamas itinerary for the Nekton…
Sugar wreck is an old sailing ship that sank while carrying sugar from the Caribbean.Many Yellow Stingrays, Southern Stingrays, pufferfish and lots of crabs live on this wreck. It is also known for it's resident Loggerhead Turtle that is frequently adorned by Remoras.
The 'Taplion' Wreck, is an unidentified World War II Japanese cargo carrier, named for the nearby town on the mainland. The boat was hit by torpedoes and although it lies in several sections, it is still recognizable as a vessel. There is an abundance of life on this wreck and it is covered in…
Recommended Equipment: full dive suit 3mm for tropical waters, 5mm for colder waters
Seasons: vary in each region
Water Temperature: vary in each region
Highlights: all kind of sharks: Great White Shark, Bull Shark, Hammerheads, Thresher sharks, Reef sharks, Oceanic Nurse Sharks, Tiger Sharks, Blue Sharks, Lemon Sharks, Bronze Whaler, Guitar Sharks, etc.