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Fairchild Reef

Best diving conditions at this site include calm winds and minimal easterly swell. However, it is important to note that visibility can often be poor. Divers should exercise caution due to the significant boat traffic during the summer months. The depth of the dive ranges between 5 to 22 meters.

This dive site encompasses a vast expanse of kelp-covered reefs interlaced with gutters and holes. On occasion, divers may encounter sizable clusters of crayfish nestled within the reef. Additionally, schools of small fish populate the area, particularly during the summer season when kingfish are commonly spotted.

Discover this captivating dive site located in Rodney, Auckland, New Zealand. Recommended for beginner divers, it offers a maximum depth of 15 meters and visibility of approximately 8 meters. Explore the underwater wonders of this New Zealand dive site.

Last updated: 9 mo. ago - Oct 3, 2023

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Overview of Fairchild Reef

Depth:15m
Visibility: 0m - 8m
Experience level:
beginner

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