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Waterfall Reef

Located on the eastern side of the channel, near the mainland, this dive site offers depths ranging from 10m. Divers should be aware of the notable water movement and currents, especially during easterly conditions such as wind and swell. Timing the dive during the incoming to slack tide is recommended for an easier return to the shore.

The wildlife encounters at this dive site are a diver's delight, with commonly sighted species including snapper, red moki, eagle rays, silver drummer, and more. The dive spot features impressive tall kelp rock formations with a sandy/shell bottom. During the winter months, there is a possibility of encountering seals.

For optimal diving experience, it is important to note that the visibility at this site is around 6m, and the maximum depth is 11m. This dive spot is suitable for divers of beginner level. Located in New Zealand, it is in close proximity to Leigh Marine Lab, situated at 160 Goat Island Road, Leigh, Rodney, Auckland, New Zealand.

Explore this breathtaking dive site and immerse yourself in the underwater wonders it has to offer.

Last updated: 10 mo. ago - Oct 3, 2023

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