Aldermens- HoneyComb

Honeycomb dive site offers a range of underwater exploring from going up into the honeycomb like caves to follow a steep and deep wall on the southern side of the rock.

There can sometimes be some current along the southern wall so you may come across kignfish, kahawai and mackerel

Level

Level

  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 20 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Affiliated Training Center

Dive sites nearby

Aldermens- Fish Factory

Fish Factory is one of the many magnificent dive sites in the alderman group offering up a nice wall to cruise along and also offers up a pinnacle just off from the wall.More suited for the more experienced and expert divers as it can become a deep dive quite easily.

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Aldermens- Mooring Bay

Mooring Bay is one of the more common spots for those who want to experience the Alderman’s without the depth and current. Ideal training bay with a shallow anchoring area with sand.

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Aldermens-Middle Middle

Middle middle is situated in the middle of the middle alderman island. This dive site is one not to be missed. If you are after a very scenic dive this is ideal

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Orca Bay

Orca Bay is a sheltered bay with a deep wall that drops to 20m+ it then slopes down to 35m+ further into the bay. There are small pinnacles dotted around the bay that provide shelter to a large variety of sea life!

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Aldermens- Bishops Hat

This dive site the Bishop’s Hat offers a bit of everything as here we have a cave, wall and a magnitude of species that frequent here. Bishop’s Hat is exposed to weather from the east, and south east

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The Golf ball/ Car Park

Boat Harbour is a very popular place to park up but diving around waipapa island can be good fun, sandy bay in the middle and the further around the island you go the deeper and steeper the drop off.

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It is as it sounds, a big bay with diving spots everywhere around the bay. deeper as you head towards the middle, white sand patches on the western edge.

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The northern side of champagne rock is a great starting area for you dive. Out in champagne bay is 10m with big open reef. Swimming along side the rock itself is a wall that is littered with sealife.

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Rarotonga Bay

Rarotonga Bay is one of those places that doesn’t disappoint, the water here on a good day can sometimes be mistaken for a day in the tropics hence the name

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MAHURANGI IS/ GOAT IS

2 tractors were sunk here to make an artificial reef Many moons ago. This is a sandy bottom with small broken reef that borders on the Hahei marine reserve. Great for beginners and OW1 and 2. Easy navigation and is protected from most weather.

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