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Goat Island

Goat Island is a marine reserve located near Cape Rodney in the Hauraki Gulf. The reserve has a range of seascapes from sandy plains to boulder reef systems.

You can expect to see: Snapper, Stingrays, Eagle rays, Goat Fish, Kingfish, Blue Maomao, Yellow Tail, Octopus, Nudibranch, Crayfish, and much more! Dolphins and Seals are also common!


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Night Dive
  • Macro Spot
  • Snorkeling

Level

  • Beginner

Programs

  • Extended Range (XR)
  • Freediving
  • Scuba

Entry

  • Shore/Beach
  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt

currents

  • no
  • moderate
  • medium

Maximum Depth

  • 7m

Visibility

  • 7m
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
Dolphins
Common Dolphin
Bottlenose Dolphin
Rays
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Fishes
Wrasse
Crustaceans
Crayfish
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Dolphins
Common Dolphin
Bottlenose Dolphin
Rays
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Fishes
Wrasse
Crustaceans
Crayfish

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