Scuba diving in Booby Island

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From Boat
Average: 15 m
Maximum: 20 m
Average: 10 m
Maximum: 30 m
Located near Praslin Island, this dive-site is good for divers of all levels.

When to go

The best conditions for diving this site are April - May and October - November. The average annual air temperature in this area is around 25C/77F. The average water temperature ranges from 26C/78F to 30C/86F. The average depth of the site is 15m /49ft with average water visibility of around10-30m/32-98ft.

What to see

The site is a field of coral encrusted granite rocks populated with abundant marine life. Several species of reef fish including bat fish, giant moray eels, napoleon wrasses, yellow-striped snappers as well as turtles, octopus, white-tip reef sharks, dolphins and even seasonal whale sharks (August-October) can be seen here.

Reachable from

Baie Chevalier, Anse Volbert

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