Scuba diving in Corsair Reef
The Corsair Reef is the largest coral reef on the north-west of Mahe. Diving here is available for divers of all experience levels. This inclined reef tops at 5-10m/16-32ft and provides a shelter to a variety of marine life.
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 6-18m/19-59ft with water visibility of around 12m/40ft.
What to see
Colorful reef fish, anemones and Seychelles clownfish, groupers, lionfish, octopus, moray eels, hawksbill turtles, batfish, striped shrimpfish, fusiliers, shell fish, stingrays, sweet lips, leaf fish and lobsters are just a few species occupying this reef.