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!

Level

Level

  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 17 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
  • Ripping Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Drift Dive
  • Cleaning Station

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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Herradura

Herradura is near Jaco, Costa Rica, by Los Suenos Marina. A fun dive to look for sharks.

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Laguna de Apoyo first official freediving spot. Water is warm, no thermocline, no current, and rarely any waves. Main training spot for Freediving Nicaragua. 60m clean available. Private mooring line, contact Freediving Nicaragua.

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Gordon Rocks, Galapagos

Near to the Santa Cruz Island and also known as the “washing machine”, you find the Gordon Rocks. Due to currents and upwellings, this dive site is suitable for advanced divers. On this site you will see hammerhead sharks and the famous oceanic sunfish (mola mola).

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Casa del Mundo

Lake Atitlan is beautiful! This boat access dive location is deep and clear. Small fresh-water reefs are scattered alone the steep cliffs. The most unique part of this dive is being able to put your hand in the sandy bottom at the base of the volcano and feel the heat!

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Water Hotel is a unique dive site on Lake Atitlan in Guatemala. This lake is one of the most scenic lakes in the World. This dive site has a shallow over-head enviroment where you can pretend to be sitting at a bar.

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Head out across the sand to the wall on the other side. Follow it for about 15 minutes and at 18 meters you’ll find a large crack in the rock. It’s about 1.5-2.0 meters wide and about 100 meters long. Perfect turnaround point for your dive.

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Big Rock

A very popular site with both divers and students. Big Rock is a small sandy patch running from 15ft all the way to 130ft. A beautiful wall dive for all with lots to see.

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Silver Gardens

Located 20mins from the main hub on the south side of the island, this site has 4 markers. The shallow is at 20ft with sandy patches and then drops to about 100ft.

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Little Bight

A wide sand patch gradually slopes from the beach to well past 100 feet, creating a beautiful break in the reef that runs parallel to shore. Little Bight dive site is easy to reach and fun for all.

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Ron’s Wreck

Finishing off Moon Hole toward the west brings us to Ron’s Wreck. Once an old shrimp fishing boat, it is now sitting below the sea at about 60ft (18.28m).

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