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.

Numerous emperor ballistas can be seen on the top of the plain. Be careful not to get too close to the nests during egg-laying periods.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 15 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Drift Dive
  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Cleaning Station

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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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 #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 #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 #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 #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 #11

In the S-pass turn, #11 is a step-shaped drop-off. The first drop is 15-20 metres and the second is 35-40 metres. The block on which the buoy is anchored is rich in coral of all kinds.

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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 #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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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.

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