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1047 Logged Dives

Julian Rocks - Needles

The Needles is located on the southern end of Julian Rocks and consists of large bombies extending up to shallow depths. Currents and the shallow depths of 5-15m here mean there is plenty to see all year round.

Feeding station for manta rays and is a common hang out spot for several leopard sharks in the summer. Large schools of fish, turtles, bull rays, and eagle rays all year round.


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

This data is provided from the logbook information in the MySSI app

DIVE TYPES

  • Drift Diving
  • Macro Spot
  • Cleaning Station
  • Snorkeling
  • Pinnacle, Needle, Seamount

Level

  • Beginner

Programs

  • Extended Range (XR)
  • Freediving
  • Scuba

Entry

  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt

currents

  • no
  • moderate
  • medium

Maximum Depth

  • 14m

Visibility

  • 12m
This data is provided by divers logging their dives in the mySSI App
Wildlife Diversity
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Whales
Humpback Whale
Bryde's Whale
Dolphins
Bottlenose Dolphin
Sharks
Sand Tiger Shark
Whitetip Reef Shark
Wobbegong
Zebra Shark
Rays
Reef Manta
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Electric Ray
Guitarfish
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Seahorses and Pipefishes
Common Seahorse
Pipefish
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Surgeonfish
Frogfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Soldierfish
Triggerfish
Damselfish
Goatfish
Garfish
Porcupine Fish
Box Fish
Trumpetfish
Bannerfish
Flounder
Molluscs
Octopus
Squid
Cuttlefish
Crustaceans
Crayfish
Shrimps
Lobster
Jellyfish
Lion’s Mane Jellyfish
Portuguese Man o'War
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Whales
Humpback Whale
Bryde's Whale
Dolphins
Bottlenose Dolphin
Sharks
Sand Tiger Shark
Whitetip Reef Shark
Wobbegong
Zebra Shark
Rays
Reef Manta
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Electric Ray
Guitarfish
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Seahorses and Pipefishes
Common Seahorse
Pipefish
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Surgeonfish
Frogfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Soldierfish
Triggerfish
Damselfish
Goatfish
Garfish
Porcupine Fish
Box Fish
Trumpetfish
Bannerfish
Flounder
Molluscs
Octopus
Squid
Cuttlefish
Crustaceans
Crayfish
Shrimps
Lobster
Jellyfish
Lion’s Mane Jellyfish
Portuguese Man o'War

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