Scuba diving in Sunset Rocks

From Boat
Average: 42.64 ft
Maximum: 59.04 ft
Average: 32.8 ft
Maximum: 65.6 ft
Sunset Rocks is located near Mahe Island and features a granite promontory that reaches above the surface. There is also a canal and an underwater reef for divers to explore.This site is suitable for divers of all levels.

When to go

The best conditions for diving this site are April - May and October - November. The average annual air temperature in this area is around 25C/77F. The average water temperature ranges from 26C/78F to 30C/86F. The average depth of the site is 13m/42ft with water visibility staying around 15/49ft.

What to see

The site is populated with a wide variety of marine life including moray eels, turtles, shell fish, hump-head parrotfish, stingrays, eagle rays, reef sharks, common big-eye snappers, groupers, leaf fish, catfish, scorpion fish, sergeant majors, octopus and lionfish.

Reachable from

Vista Do Mar

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