Donald Duck Bay

An easy dive site on Island 8. You can dive in or out of the bay through a channel. You can only dive with little current, otherwise, you can only dive one way as a drift dive. In the shallow area it is very rocky then gets sandy in the deeper depths.

Many blue spotted rays, and Jenkins rays are seen, plus eagle rays and manta rays have been sighted here. Smaller fish and nudibranchs are common.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
Visibility

Visibility

  • 17 m
Current

Current

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Night Dive
  • Drift Dive
  • Snorkeling

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