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The Nursery

The Nursery is a popular dive site in New Zealand, located near Cape Brett Track, Rawhiti, Bay of Islands-Whangaroa Community, Far North District, Northland. It is an ideal spot for beginner divers, with depths ranging from 5-20m and a maximum depth of 14m. This shallow dive site boasts excellent visibility of 11m, allowing divers to fully enjoy the underwater beauty.

At The Nursery, divers can expect to encounter a variety of marine life, particularly juvenile fish. The area is teeming with colorful invertebrates and kelp, which adorn cracks and boulders. Schools of Blue Maomao and other reef fish are common sightings, adding to the vibrant underwater scene.

In addition to the abundant marine life, The Nursery is known for its friendly seals that can often be seen sunbathing on the rocks. These playful creatures may even join divers in the water, creating a memorable diving experience.

For divers looking to explore a diverse and accessible dive site in New Zealand, The Nursery offers an opportunity to witness the beauty of underwater life while enjoying beginner-friendly conditions.

Last updated: 8 mo. ago - Oct 3, 2023

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Overview of The Nursery

Depth:14m
Visibility: 0m - 11m
Experience level:
beginner

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