DIVE SITE WEST POINT
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DIVE SITE "WEST POINT, SIQUIJOR ISLAND "

Generally:

Wall with coral roof

Shape: long reef
Size: approx. 200 m long
Distance: 90 minutes
Direction: East
Max. depth: max. 30 meter
Current: gentle to moderate
Visibillity: 5 – 25 meter
Best Season: all year round

Description of dive site:

Following the wall the dive descends to max. 18 to 30 meters.

Usually there is a gentle current in northern direction which turns the dive into a pleasant and relaxed drift dive. Like TV watching the wall and its beautiful creatures are passing by.

Plenty crevices are providing perfect hideouts for all kind of fishes and creatures. Carrying a lamp is recommended in order to enhance the great experience.

At the end of the dive the wall joins into a coral reef with a gentle slope. Following the multilevel dive profile over the coral reef it ends with the safety stop at 5 meters.



What to be seen:

The wall is covered with extremely beautiful hard corals
and Gorgonian corals.

In the crevices and corals moray eels, shrimps, scorpion fishes, crabs and sometimes even angler fishes are hiding. In the open water plenty of smaller reef fishes are swimming around.

At the reef edge there are good chances to discover blue ribbon moray eels and rare nudy branches.



Special: Ribbon eel, nudibranches
   
Difficulty: beginners to advanced divers
   
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West Point
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