Scuba diving in Channel Rock

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From Boat
Average: 39.36 ft
Maximum: 49.2 ft
Average: 32.8 ft
Maximum: 65.6 ft
Located near Praslin Island, Channel Rock is a great site for divers of all levels. The site features huge granite rocks generously covered with sponges and corals and full of marine life. Depending on the season (usually between August and October) this site is a good spot for whale shark watching.

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 12m/39ft with average water visibility of around 10/32ft.

What to see

Different species of reef fish including bat fish, giant moray eels, parrotfish, napoleon wrasses, anemones and clownfish as well as reef sharks, sting rays, eagle rays and turtles can be observed here.

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