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21 Logged Dives

Tawharanui

Tawharanui Marine Reserve is a great dive site. The reserve stretches from along the surf beach to Takatu Point. It varies in depth with the best diving being in the 10 - 15m mark.

You can expect to see: Large Eagle and Sting Rays, Snapper, Kingfish, Founder, Goat Fish, Kingfish, as well as large Crayfish towards the Takatu Point end of the reserve.


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Night Dive
  • Snorkeling

Level

  • Beginner

Programs

  • Freediving
  • Scuba

Entry

  • Shore/Beach
  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt

currents

  • moderate
  • medium

Maximum Depth

  • 10m

Visibility

  • 8m
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
Moray Eel
Wrasse
Crustaceans
Crayfish
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Dolphins
Common Dolphin
Bottlenose Dolphin
Rays
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Fishes
Moray Eel
Wrasse
Crustaceans
Crayfish

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