Scuba diving in Shark Bank

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From Boat
Average: 35 m
Maximum: 40 m
Average: 20 m
Maximum: 30 m
Situated about 8km/5mi northwest of Mahe. This dive site is recommended to AOW divers (advanced). The average air temperature in this area is around 25C/77F throughout the year. The average water temperature is around 29C/84F and visibility extends beyond 30m/98ft. The average depth of this dive site is around 35m/114ft with the water visibility of up to 30m/98ft. Currents here are low (< 1 knots).

When to go

Diving at Shark Bank is available year round. The best conditions for diving are from April through May and October through November.

What to see

Shark Bank is considered to be one of the most interesting diving spots in the Seychelles. This site is characterized by a beautiful underwater landscape featuring granite plateau with massive granite boulders, large coral formations and rich marine life. A large variety of tropical reef fish, grey stingrays, white tip reef sharks, schools of barracuda, Jack fish, humphead and parrotfish as well as turtles and whale sharks can be observed at this location.

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