Norman Reef - Playgrounds

On the southern part of Norman Reef, we have Playgrounds and Shark Mountain. Playgrounds for more beginner divers and Shark Mountain for a bit more advanced divers. Beautiful coral reef and bommies to explore.

Grey reef sharks like to surround Shark Mountain, and the occasional Bumphead Parrot Fish school sleeps here at night. Playgrounds has an area of baby reef fish as well as cuttlefish.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 14 m
Current

Current

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Night Dive
  • Drift Dive
  • Snorkeling
  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Pinnacle, Needle, Seamount

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Affiliated Training Center

Dive sites nearby

Norman Reef Pontoon

Few beautiful bommies where you can find small caves in them. Easy and shallow dive for everyone. You also have the option to go into the reef where is full of marine life in the shallows.

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Fingers, Norman Reef

Perfect for beginners and advanced divers, Fingers is a shallow cove making it well protected from the elements. The reason the site is named fingers is from a Birdseye view it looks like the fingers of a hand, the fingers themselves sit to the South-West of the site and can get quite deep.

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Norman Wild West

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Norman Reef - Caves

Amazing dive site with heaps of swim through for experienced divers. Big drop off plenty of marine life. Full of shallow areas for beginners divers with little caves and holes around to explore

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Troppos, Norman Reef

Sitting at the most Northern point of Norman Reef is the hidden gem Troppos. Troppos is Beginner friendly as it has a lovely shallow sandy lagoon with lots of nooks and crannies to explore, but also has a deep scenic reef wall with a sloping sandy bottom, perfect for any Advance diver wanting to gain some depth.

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Saxon Reef Magic Wall

Shallow wall, goes about 15m deep with scattered bommies in the deeper sand. Heaps of small caves that hides eels and octopus. Recommended from beginners to advanced divers.

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Saxon Reef - Evolution

This site is made up of a collection of coral bommies, where you can find many different features. It is a good dive for all the levels, being around the shallows will surprise you with the incredible marine life that you can find.

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Turtle Bommie, Saxon Reef

Large bommie structure surrounded by beautiful hard and soft corals and a wide range of brightly coloured fish. The white sandy bottom makes it easy to navigate the exquisite reef wall.

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Twin Peaks, Saxon Reef

Two large coral bommies with lots of shallow reef around to the southeast. Approximately 60 meters in total diameter, with a small ridge connecting the two bommies.

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Hastings Reef - Fish Bowl

Right at the edge of Hasting Reef, south part, Fishbowl has a nice coral wall that offers a variety of diving and snorkelling experiences. An abundance of fish at its shallowest is what gives it its name. Easy navigation with the wall makes it a great dive site for new and advanced divers.

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