Scuba diving in Birthday Ledges

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From Boat
Diver level
Average: not available
Maximum: 18 m
Low (1 knot)
Average: 10 m
Maximum: 30 m
Birthday Ledges is a great site populated with a large variety of sea life hiding in every nook and cranny. In its deepest point divers will be able to see an awesome cave roughly 2m/7ft in height. In front of the cave a colorful array of pink and orange thistle corals can be found. The cave has one entry through the side wall and three different exits. Diving here can be done by boat and is suitable for divers of all levels of experience. It is a good site for night diving, training and underwater photography.

When to go

The average air temperature is around 28C/82F in the summer and 20C/68F in the winter. The water temperature varies from 19C/66F to 26C/79F.

What to see

Cave, wall, pink and orange thistle corals. There are blue stingrays, paper fish, angler fish and frogfish that can be observed on a regular basis.

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