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11 Logged Dives

Barwon Banks

Located 22 nautical miles offshore, conditions have to be perfect to visit this rocky reef that rises from 40 metres to 22 metres. A dive for experienced divers only, the rocky reef at Barwon Banks is riddled with caves, ledges, bommies and gutters.

Decorating this varied terrain are black coral trees, soft corals, gorgonians and sea whips. While a good collection of reef fish and invertebrate species reside on this reef.


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Drift Diving
  • Macro Spot
  • Cleaning Station
  • Pinnacle, Needle, Seamount

Level

  • Advanced
  • Expert

Programs

  • Scuba

Entry

  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt

currents

  • moderate
  • medium

Maximum Depth

  • 24m

Visibility

  • 16m
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
Fishes
Moray Eel
Clownfish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Wrasse
Snapper
Sweetlips and Grunts
Tuna
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Fishes
Moray Eel
Clownfish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Wrasse
Snapper
Sweetlips and Grunts
Tuna

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