Black Rocks Lagoon

This dive site is one for everyone, inside the lagoon is a fish shallow bay with plenty of fish and kelp around the edges. the outer reef system are big pins with nice gullies to swim in. The outer reef is a deeper dive and is very exposed to wind, swell and current.

Standard fish life, although the middle of the lagoon is starting to look more kina barren than normal.

רמה

רמה

  • מתחיל
  • Advanced
ראות

ראות

  • 8 m
זרם

זרם

  • זרם קל
  • זרם חזק
  • ללא זרם
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • צלילת לילה
  • צלילת הסחפות
  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Macro Spot
  • Kelp fish
  • Pinnacle, Needle, Seamount

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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Little Ohinau

Little ohinau has 2 main dive sites with Little O Bay and Turtle cove. Turtle cove is a great site for more experienced divers. strong currents around the edges.

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OHINAU ISLAND

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THE MAORI LADY

The Maori Lady is a great island to dive on with 3 different dive sites on the island. Each dive sight is completely different to the next with the island being able to shelter in most weather.

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KORAPUKI

A good 40 mins to an hour from Whitianga, Korapuki offers some great diving around the whole island, Offering up great weed lines and rocky outcrops tends to be a favourite with spearos and scuba divers

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OPITO BAY

Just 20 mins by car or 30 mins in a boat, Opito bay is well known as a scallop bed although it has just been shut down for the next 2 years due to poor bed condition.

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HUMBUG BAY

A Big bay with various dive sites on it. boulder and rocky out crops. Good fish life and a couple of caves underwater toward devils point. On the far east side of the bay there is a 3 level drop on to rocky reef.

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GREEN ISLAND

Green island also known as the grave yard because of the amount of rocks that breach the surface of the water making it look as if they are tomb stones. also known to have claimed a couple of boats.

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PANCAKE ROCKS - MIDDLE ISLAND

The pancake rocks are on the eastern side of middle island with great cracks, gullies and an arch way you can swim through. This site is exposed but typically great vis

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Devils Point

Great deep diving country with current running on the outer pin dropping off past 30m. as you come towards the middle pin there is a belly that comes up to 5-8m good for doing safety stops. As you head towards humbug bay there is a lot of boulder area with deep cracks and holes and comes up to a couple of caves.

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STANLEY ISLAND

Stanley Island is a great example of a variety of diving with pins surrounding it, a wall dive off the great wall of Stanley and great reef diving all around, it is a popular dive spot that always manages to supply.

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