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9 Logged Dives

Cowrie

Cowrie forms part of the southern reefs of Aliwal Shoal with a maximum depth of 27 meters and the top of the reef at 20 meters. The distance from the southern to northern pinnacles is around 120m. This reef is perfect for macro photography.

The most popular part of this dive is on the inside edge of the reef where divers are spoilt with a wall full of coves and ledges to explore.


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Macro Spot
  • Pinnacle, Needle, Seamount

Level

  • Advanced

Programs

  • Scuba

Entry

  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt

currents

  • moderate
  • medium

Maximum Depth

  • 25m

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
Minke Whale
Dolphins
Bottlenose Dolphin
Sharks
Sand Tiger Shark
Bull Shark
Oceanic Blacktip Shark
Rays
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Turtles
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Seahorses and Pipefishes
Pipefish
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Lionfish
Puffer Fish
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Surgeonfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Soldierfish
Triggerfish
Damselfish
Goatfish
Porcupine Fish
Box Fish
Trumpetfish
Bannerfish
Flounder
Molluscs
Octopus
Crustaceans
Crayfish
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Whales
Humpback Whale
Minke Whale
Dolphins
Bottlenose Dolphin
Sharks
Sand Tiger Shark
Bull Shark
Oceanic Blacktip Shark
Rays
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Turtles
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Seahorses and Pipefishes
Pipefish
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Lionfish
Puffer Fish
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Surgeonfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Soldierfish
Triggerfish
Damselfish
Goatfish
Porcupine Fish
Box Fish
Trumpetfish
Bannerfish
Flounder
Molluscs
Octopus
Crustaceans
Crayfish

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