When to go to La Digue
It is possible to dive La Digue all year-round although the dive site conditions may vary with the season.
The best time for diving is from April through May and October through November.
The average air temperature ranges between 24-29C/75-84F.
The average water temperature is around 29C/84F and visibility extends beyond 30m/98ft.
Currents vary according to the tides. The whale shark and Manta rays can be seen between August and October.
What to see
Octopus, lobsters and nudibranches are all hiding in the granite cliffs. Some bigger species such as Napoleon wrasse, giant groupers, turtles and rays can be seen here as well.
Scuba diving in La Digue
Located east of Praslin (where closest airport is located) and west of Felicite Island, La Digue Island offers good diving conditions and a variety of dive-sites that suit divers of all experience levels. Divers can explore breathtaking granitic slopes, experience the thrill of diving among a school of reef sharks and discover an abundant marine life that includes many species of reef fish swimming among healthy colorful coral formations.
Most popular dive sites
There are many beautiful dive sites like Ave Maria, South Marianne, White Bank, Channel Rock, and East Sister bank.