Passe en S #7B

Last buoy of the S-shaped pass on the north side, the 7B is a dive for all levels starting at 4 meters going down to 65 meters. At the foot of the latter stands the white sand dune crossing the channel from one end to the other until the 8.

Many species can be observed on this dive. It all depends on how deep you are.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 20 m
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Pinnacle, Needle, Seamount

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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Dive sites nearby

Passe en S #7

#7 is 15 meters deep. You arrive very quickly at the drop-off, which goes down to 55 meters. A nice dive on a clear day.

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Passe en S #8

The second to last buoy of the S-Pass, #8 is a dive for all levels starting at 4 meters, going down to 65 meters. At the foot of the latter stands the white sand dune crossing the channel from one end to the other.

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Passe en S #8B

This site is at the last buoy on the south side of the channel. 8B is a dive generally reserved for advanced divers. The drop-off is quite impressive and ends at 50 meters deep.

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Passe en S #6

The 100-foot drop-off is far enough away from the buoy. To reach it, you have to cross a sand valley and small canyons on which coral heads and other isolated rocks are placed.

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Passe en S #9

Located in the southeastern part of the channel, the #9 is interesting to dive heading due west. The configuration of the site is the same as all the pass entrance buoys. It has a staircase drop-off with steps at 25 and 40 meters.

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Passe en S #5B

This site is a beautiful valley of white sand with a few coral blocks here and there. The contrast between the rock and the bright white sand on good days is magnificent to observe.

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Passe en S #10

At the foot of the anchorage is a blue anemone that a family of clown fish has chosen as their home. The sand here slopes gently down to 30 metres, where the fall begins.

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Passe en S #5

This site is a valley of white sand with a few coral blocks here and there. The contrast between the rock and the bright white sand on good days is magnificent to observe.

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Passe en S #2

The drop-off is close to the anchorage. The top is at 30 meters and goes down to 60 meters. There are large, sandy areas with isolated reef blocks.

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Passe en S #3

Anchor a little far from the edge of the plank. The drop-off starts at 20 meters and ends at 55 meters. This dive joins buoy 4 nicknamed “Merou Palace.“

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