Scuba diving in Booby Island
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.