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92 Logged Dives

Outside Edge, Aliwal Shoal

This dive site has a minimum diving qualification of Advanced Open Water diver as the maximum depth is 27m and is only accessible by boat. Due to its depth, it is not suitable for beginner divers.

There is plenty to see along the reef wall, ranging from exciting macro species (including cuttlefish, nudibranchs, and the rare Hawaiian red lobster) to larger animals.


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

This data is provided from the logbook information in the MySSI app

DIVE TYPES

  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Drift Diving
  • Macro Spot

Level

  • Advanced

Programs

  • Extended Range (XR)
  • Scuba

Entry

  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt

currents

  • no
  • moderate
  • medium
  • heavy

Maximum Depth

  • 20m

Visibility

  • 12m
This data is provided by divers logging their dives in the mySSI App
Wildlife Diversity
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Whales
Humpback Whale
Dolphins
Bottlenose Dolphin
Sharks
Bull Shark
Rays
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Turtles
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Clownfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Snake Eel
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Surgeonfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Molluscs
Octopus
Crustaceans
Crayfish
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Whales
Humpback Whale
Dolphins
Bottlenose Dolphin
Sharks
Bull Shark
Rays
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Turtles
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Clownfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Snake Eel
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Surgeonfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Molluscs
Octopus
Crustaceans
Crayfish

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