DIV ESITE ROCK POINT EAST
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DIVE SITE "ROCK POINT EAST, APO ISLAND"

Generally:

Steep coralslope

Shape: longg reef
Size: ca. 250 meter long
Distance: 20 minutes
Direction: Süd
Max. depth: max. 35 meter
Current: gentle to strong
Visibillity: 10 – 25 meter
Best Season: all year round

Description of dive site:

Rock Point East starts in the bay south of the main beach of Apo Island.

The depth at the reef top is about 5 m. Between coral blocks you swim to the reef brink. Here the reef continues relatively steep down to the max. depth of 35 m.

Diving a multilevel profiel you continue your way with the reef on your right shoulder slowly to shallower depths direction north. When you leave the bay at the edge there might be some strong current.

Hundreds of redtooth triggerfish and many other reeffish you can observe here. The whole slope is covered with soft corals and sponges. Either you turn back here to the entry point or you continue your dive into „Rock Point West“.

This dive can be made in shallow depths to fit the requirements for novice divers.



What to be seen:

Beautiful hard- and softcorals.

Many reeffish, triggerfish and bannerfish. emperorfish, groupers and snappers live in this stunning coral world.

Sea snakes and nudibranches can be found here. The quantity, quality and colours of the soft corals and sponges with hundres of triggerfish are very impressive.

Scorpionfish are also perfectly camouflaged in this dense coral world.



Special: wonderful soft- and hard corals, lots of turtles
   
Difficulty: bginners and advanced divers
   
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Rock Point East
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