Scuba diving in Habili Gaffar

Access
From Boat
Diver level
Advanced
Depth
Average: 49.2 ft
Maximum: 82 ft
Current
< 1 knot
Visibility
Average: 32.8 ft
Maximum: 98.4 ft

Habili Jaffar is a small oval shaped reef which makes up part of the reef system known as St. Johns. The average depth of the site is 3-30m/10-100ft with water visibility of 30m/100ft. With deep walls dropping away on all sides this is an ideal spot for all divers. The upper 15m/49ft of the reef is covered in pink and purple soft corals and both hard and soft coral formations are home to thousands of gold and purple antheas as well as other reef fish.

When to go

All year long. Water temperature ranges from 23 to 30C/73 to 86F.

What to see

Reef, walls, corals, cave, schools of barracuda, jacks, trevallie, lionfish, butterflyfish, napoleon wrasse, whitetip sharks, grey reef sharks.


Reachable from

Hamata

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