Scuba diving in Ennerdale Wreck
The Ennerdale Wreck lies just off the shores of Mahe Islands. It is a 74,000 ton British oil tanker that sunk in 1970s and now lies at the depth of 30m/98.4ft. This site is best suited for CMAS**/AOW divers. It is possible to dive around the stern section, which is almost intact, with its huge bronze propeller and an easy access to the pilot house. Its superstructure is quite interesting and is also easy to access which allows divers to safely explore the wreck.
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.
What to see
The wreck is populated with an impressive variety of marine creatures including shoals of yellow snappers, several invertebrates, morays, red scorpion fish, groupers, batfish, Leopard rays, common stingrays, nurse sharks and whale sharks.