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Elphinstone South

Elphinstone South is an amazing off-shore reef dive and preferred by many as an afternoon dive due to the fantastic lighting. The dive slopes down from 18m deep to the deepest top of the plateau at 40m.

This spot is famous for the Oceanic whitetip sharks which are very common during Oct, Nov, and December. You will also see very healthy hard and soft corals, lots of fish and have a great chance to see manta rays and baracuda.


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Drift Diving

Level

  • Advanced
  • Expert

Programs

  • Extended Range (XR)
  • Scuba

Entry

  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt

currents

  • no
  • moderate
  • medium

Maximum Depth

  • 30m

Visibility

  • 26m
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
Sharks
Scalloped Hammerhead
Oceanic Whitetip Shark
Fishes
Lionfish
Snapper
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Sharks
Scalloped Hammerhead
Oceanic Whitetip Shark
Fishes
Lionfish
Snapper

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