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2533 Logged Dives

Gato Island

Gato Island is a well preserved marine reserve and sea snake sanctuary. This is one of the five famous dive sites on the Island. The site is a tunnel where you take a tour underneath the island. This site is best for more experienced divers/

You can see whitetip sharks, nudibranchs, seahorses, pipefish, scorpionfish, sea snakes, pufferfish, and schools of big-mouth mackerel.


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Macro Spot
  • Cavern/Cave

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced

Programs

  • Extended Range (XR)
  • Freediving
  • Scuba

Entry

  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt

currents

  • no
  • moderate
  • medium

Maximum Depth

  • 22m

Visibility

  • 12m
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
Seahorses and Pipefishes
Pygmy Seahorse
Common Seahorse
Pipefish
Fishes
Clownfish
Barracuda
Puffer Fish
Scorpionfishes
Frogfish
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Sharks
Whitetip Reef Shark
Seahorses and Pipefishes
Pygmy Seahorse
Common Seahorse
Pipefish
Fishes
Clownfish
Barracuda
Puffer Fish
Scorpionfishes
Frogfish

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