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Shark Mountain

Shark Maountain is a large coral bommie located on the west side of Norman Reef. It is suitable for snokelers, beginners, and also experienced divers as its maximum depth goes beyond 22m. There is also a small wreck

around 10m located on the north wall of the site.

As per its name, sharks are the main attraction at Shark Mountain. The Grey Reef Shark is the most common one. You can also find maori wrasses, barracudas, and trevallies.


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Night Dive
  • Snorkeling
  • Pinnacle, Needle, Seamount

Level

  • Beginner

Programs

  • Scuba

Entry

  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt

currents

  • no
  • moderate
  • medium

Maximum Depth

  • 14m

Visibility

  • 15m
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
Sharks
Whitetip Reef Shark
Blacktip Reef Shark
Grey Reef Shark
Fishes
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Barracuda
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Sharks
Whitetip Reef Shark
Blacktip Reef Shark
Grey Reef Shark
Fishes
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Barracuda
Wrasse
Puffer Fish

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