Scuba diving in Frigate Wall

Diver level
Average: 16.4 ft
Maximum: 98.4 ft
varies from mild to strong
Average: 65.6 ft
Maximum: 98.4 ft

Frigate Wall dive site is a remote location that can be accessed by a 45 minute boat ride. The site offers excellent wall diving and a chance to explore a 48m/157ft wall. Challenging currents of Frigates provide an opportunity for an exciting drift dive among large gorgonian fans, spectacular black coral bushes and rock formations. There are a lot of small canyons and cuts on the wall to explore. The seemingly endless wall with its healthy soft and hard coral cover offers shelters to hundreds of colorful fish species. Besides an amazing variety of reef fish, divers can see turtles, barracuda, jacks, moray eels and reef sharks.

When to go

Water temperatures ranges between 24-28C/75-82F throughout the year, making it possible to dive Frigate Wall all year round, however the site sees stronger winds from November to January. Currents can be strong on this site making it more suitable for experienced divers.

What to see

Divers will be fascinated with the contrast of dark blue ocean against the white sandy bottom on this site. They will enjoy exploring the seemingly endless wall with spectacular coral gardens in all hues. Besides an abundance of reef life sheltering on the wall, divers will see barracudas, jacks, moray eels, large sea turtles and reef sharks.

Reachable from

Beqa Island

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