Scuba diving in 9 Mile Reef

Access
From Boat
Diver level
Experienced
Depth
Average: not available
Maximum: 68.88 ft
Current
Currents are low, around 1knot.
Visibility
Average: 32.8 ft
Maximum: 98.4 ft
Nine Mile Reef offers swim troughs, overhangs and canals filled with a wide variety of marine life. As this is a deep reef several species of big fish favor it as well. The main attraction of this reef is a green coral tree that has a height of around 2.5m/8ft and is surrounded by damselfish and other small fish.

When to go

The average air temperature stays between 20-28C/68-82F and water temperature between 19–26C/66-79F.

What to see

Reef, swim troughs, overhangs and canals filled with a wide variety of marine life, including coral formations,a green coral tree, gorgonians, lion fish, stone fish, morays and nudibranchs.

Reachable from

Sodwana Bay

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