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52 Logged Dives

Middle Arch

Middle Arch is one of the best sites for diving at the Poor Knights. The Arch bottoms out at 18m and slopes down to 30m+ on both the North and South ends of the Arch. There is also an interesting cave with an air pocket near the Southwestern entrance to the Arch.

You can expect to see: Large schools of patrolling Kingfish, Snapper, and Blue Maomao. It is also common to see large numbers of Long and Short Tailed Stingrays.


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Macro Spot
  • Cavern/Cave
  • Snorkeling
  • Pinnacle, Needle, Seamount

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
  • Expert

Programs

  • Scuba

Entry

  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt

currents

  • no
  • moderate
  • medium

Maximum Depth

  • 19m

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
Rays
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Fishes
Wrasse
Molluscs
Octopus
Crustaceans
Crayfish
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Rays
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Fishes
Wrasse
Molluscs
Octopus
Crustaceans
Crayfish

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