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This site at Cinque Island is mostly highlighted by sponges and small corals and diversity of fish life.
SOUTHEAST REEF AT CINQUE ISLAND
It is a good site for novices. The southeast part of the reef consists of hard and soft corals and very dense on the rocks to about 16 m (53ft).
Near passage island offers and extremely colourfull dive. The topography consists of rocky slopes, boulders and drop-offs featuring large fan of corals and plenty of sponges, below 25 m, the rocks are covered in small bushy soft corals in numerous hues. Hard corals are no so evident. Grey and whitetip reef and reef sharks are almost always in the vicinity as are nurse sharks. Among the rest of the marine life are eagle rays. Potato cod, large coral groupers, fusilier, suitlips, turtles, batfish, bumphead. Parrotfish, squriefish,curious and friendly oriental sweetips,surgeonfish, curios and friendly oriental sweetilps, surgeonfish, yellow tangs, triggerfish tuna, rainbow runners and may spices of trevally.
On the western side of little Andaman bala reef spreads over 4-5 sq.km and is said to be one of the best sites in the Andaman for coral-with vibrants colors.
Corruption rock sticks out between chidiyatapu and Rutland Island. The dive site is on the western side of the rock and is made up to big underwater boulders. The corals are not brilliant but the craggy undersea landscape of boulders is stunning. A fantastic wonderland of gullies, channels, ridges and canyons. Look out for giant napoleons and eagle rays, huge snappers, schooling fusiliers, banner and unicorn fish, Dolphils, tuna and reef sharks have also been sighted here.
The shallow waters near to the island have a good representation of most smaller fish and corals, and a good place for training open water divers. There is a ship wreck site also.
This is located approximately 50 kms from port Blair by inter-island ferry. There is a range of largely unexplored dive sites rich in underwater marine life. Dive sites near to the Havelock island.
Mostly hardcorales and their inhabitants are found. Usually good visibility, dugons have been spotted here.
Is a fringing reef with lots of fishtraffic Usually good visibility, mostly hardcorales.
Tons of fish sometimes turtles mostly hard and some soft corals. Rather suitable for experienced divers.
Is and easy pleasant dive sites not exceeding 14 meters. Ray are found in the sand with luck turtles.
A huge rock with different kind of aquatic life.napoleans can be seen. The shallow part is full with staghorn corals and its inhabitants.
Is a huge divesite, suitable kind of dives. Huge variety of soft and hard corals. perfect for nightdives.
Is the dive submerged rock. the wall drops down to a maximum of 55 meters and is full with life. huge forests of soft corals plus schools of fish circling you, makes it always a memorable dive.
Near to Havelock is a huge block of prestine hard corals. At the bottom(max x 24 meters) canyons are stretching out. Leopard and white tip sharks have sighted.
Minerva ledge at Havelock is even bigger block of hard corals. Tons of fish even bigger block of hard corals. Tons of fish, usually good visibility and the possibility of seeing sharks makes it one of the top dive sites.
CAMPBELL SHOAL OFF NORTH BUTTON ISLANDS
The bottom of this site is covered in mainly hardcorales, with sporadic sandy patches and hosts a multitude of reef animals. The marine life includes whitetip reef sharks, and a host of colourfull reef-fish.
MAHATMA GANDHI MARINE NATIONAL PARK (WANDOOR)
Hundreds of colourfull varieties of coral reef fishes can be see in the park. Some of these are clown fish, butterfly dish , surgeon fish, angel fish ,parrot fish , 1 bat fish and groupers. Whitetip shark, hammer headed shark, Mata ray and blue fin jack are occasionally seen. More than 50 tyres of corals are found in the fringing types of coral reefs in the park some important coral verities found here are Acropora, Pocillopora , Montipora ,Leptosereis, Fungia, Portis, Tubipora and gorgonians.