Scuba diving in Monkey Head

From Boat
Diver level
Average: 39.36 ft
Maximum: 72.16 ft
Average: 32.8 ft
Maximum: 98.4 ft
Diving at Monkey Head is available for all divers. This dive site is also known as Cabeza de Mono and the name Monkey Head comes from a large rock jutting out of the ocean that resembles a monkey's head. Divers here can explore some sand channels and observe a rich marine life including passing by schools of rays.

When to go

Diving is available all year-round. The average annual air temperature is around 21-27C/70-81F. The average annual water temperature ranges between 20-24C/68-75F. The depth of the site is around 12-22m/39-72ft with water visibility of 10-30m/32-100ft.

What to see

Here eagle rays, manta rays, moray eels, turtles can be spotted.

Reachable from

Playa Ocotal

Liveaboards with trips to Monkey Head

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