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194 Logged Dives

Pinnacles

Pinnacles forms a cluster of mountain like rock formations with many crevices, gullies, and ledges to explore. This dive site is a must for the list of sites to visit when diving Aliwal Shoal. Maximum depth is 18m with the shallowest pinnacles at 5m .

Marine life includes False Stone Fish, Peacock mantis shrimp, Pufferfish, Boxfish together with soft coral, green coral, and nudibranchs, plus schools of goldies.


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Macro Spot
  • Pinnacle, Needle, Seamount

Level

  • Beginner

Programs

  • Extended Range (XR)
  • Scuba

Entry

  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt

currents

  • no
  • moderate
  • medium

Maximum Depth

  • 18m

Visibility

  • 14m
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
Sand Tiger Shark
Bull Shark
Whitetip Reef Shark
Rays
Giant Pacific Manta
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Turtles
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Seahorses and Pipefishes
Pipefish
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Surgeonfish
Frogfish
Parrotfish
Molluscs
Octopus
Crustaceans
Crayfish
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Whales
Humpback Whale
Dolphins
Bottlenose Dolphin
Sharks
Sand Tiger Shark
Bull Shark
Whitetip Reef Shark
Rays
Giant Pacific Manta
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Turtles
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Seahorses and Pipefishes
Pipefish
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Surgeonfish
Frogfish
Parrotfish
Molluscs
Octopus
Crustaceans
Crayfish

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