5.5103, -87.0291

82 Logged Dives

Alcyone, Cocos Island

Alcyone is an underwater mountain off Cocos Island. Strong to very strong current is always possible. Dive on the rope. There is a maximum depth of 30 meters. Great dive experience required! This is a great dive site that is always worth it!

Large schools of hammerhead sharks are often seen here (approx. 150 - 200 animals), dolphins, and Galapagos sharks are also not uncommon. Big marble rays are always there. Everything is possible here!


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Drift Diving
  • Cleaning Station

Level

  • Advanced

Programs

  • Scuba

Entry

  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt

currents

  • moderate
  • medium

Maximum Depth

  • 29m

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
Dolphins
Common Dolphin
Sharks
Great Hammerhead Shark
Silky Shark
Blacktip Reef Shark
Rays
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Dolphins
Common Dolphin
Sharks
Great Hammerhead Shark
Silky Shark
Blacktip Reef Shark
Rays
Eagle Ray
Stingrays

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