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Aichi D3A ’Val’ (Wreck)

This site is a fully intact Aichi D3A “Val“ dive bomber wreck. The aircraft rests upside down, at a depth of 10-15m. As well as being a fascinating wreck to explore, the Val is home to a whole host of interesting critters, such as shrimp and lionfish.

Many varieties of fish can be encountered here, such as angelfish and trevally. The plane also rests on the edge of a reef, with healthy hard corals surrounding it.


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Macro Spot
  • Wreck Dive

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced

Programs

  • Scuba

Entry

  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt Water

currents

  • medium

Maximum Depth

  • 19m

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
Fishes
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Lionfish
Wrasse
Jackfishes
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Soldierfish
Triggerfish
Goatfish
Bannerfish
Flounder
Emperors
Crustaceans
Shrimps
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Fishes
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Lionfish
Wrasse
Jackfishes
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Soldierfish
Triggerfish
Goatfish
Bannerfish
Flounder
Emperors
Crustaceans
Shrimps

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