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1219 Logged Dives

Turtle Canyon

Turtle Canyon reef is one of the most popular dive sites on the island of Oahu due to the sheer number of sea turtles here. This reef is a turtle cleaning station and is fairly shallow, making it also a great snorkel site.

It’s all about the turtles here: green and hawksbill sea turtles come here to get cleaned by small wrasses at designated “cleaning stations.“


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Night Dive
  • Cleaning Station
  • Snorkeling

Level

  • Beginner

Programs

  • Extended Range (XR)
  • Freediving
  • Scuba

Entry

  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Artificial
  • Salt

currents

  • no
  • moderate
  • medium

Maximum Depth

  • 13m

Visibility

  • 16m
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
Dolphins
Bottlenose Dolphin
Spinner Dolphin
Sharks
Tiger Shark
Scalloped Hammerhead
Whitetip Reef Shark
Rays
Stingrays
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Lionfish
Wrasse
Conger eel
Frogfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Triggerfish
Damselfish
Box Fish
Trumpetfish
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Whales
Humpback Whale
Dolphins
Bottlenose Dolphin
Spinner Dolphin
Sharks
Tiger Shark
Scalloped Hammerhead
Whitetip Reef Shark
Rays
Stingrays
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Lionfish
Wrasse
Conger eel
Frogfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Triggerfish
Damselfish
Box Fish
Trumpetfish

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