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North Sands

North Sands is a large sand patch surrounded by rock formations. Enjoy stunning displays from various Rays, Sand Sharks, and Sand Tigers during the winter months from April to October.

Frogfish, Nudibranch, Trigger Fish, Hawkbill Turtles , Logger Head Turtles and Paperfish can be found around North Sands.


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Drift Diving
  • Macro Spot

Level

  • Beginner

Programs

  • Extended Range (XR)
  • Scuba

Entry

  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt

currents

  • no
  • moderate
  • medium

Maximum Depth

  • 16m

Visibility

  • 13m
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
Sharks
Sand Tiger Shark
Rays
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Guitarfish
Turtles
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Scorpionfishes
Surgeonfish
Frogfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Molluscs
Octopus
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Whales
Humpback Whale
Dolphins
Bottlenose Dolphin
Sharks
Sand Tiger Shark
Rays
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Guitarfish
Turtles
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Scorpionfishes
Surgeonfish
Frogfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Molluscs
Octopus

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