Sasavele Dump Site

A WWII dump site featuring giant steel pontoons of a former US Navy base scuttled at the end of the occupation. Assorted machinery of the war and a quantity of live ordinance scattered about the sloping wall that drops to 40m. A history enthusiast dive site 15 minutes from Munda.

This site hosts an abundance of macro critters such as nudibranchs and cleaner shrimp. Also look out for Nurse Sharks and passing Eagle Rays.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Wall/Drop Off

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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Heron’s Wall

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