Scuba diving in The Morgue

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From Boat
Diver level
Average: 5 m
Maximum: 30 m
Average: 20 m
Maximum: 25 m
The Morgue is a dive site to the northeast of Flying Fish Cove, which is famous for its beautiful reef, numerous bomboras, and a dramatic wall at 25m/82ft. The drop-off is covered by various types of corals and sea fans, making this spot great for macro photography.

When to go

The Morgue has warm waters for diving year-round. The monsoon season is from December to April. The wettest time is February and March, when the surface is quite rough. The average sea temperature is 24-28C/75-82F.

What to see

There are abundant colorful tropical fish and other interesting fauna at the Morgue. They include blue ribbon eels, enormous triggerfish, thinspine grouper, angelfish, butterflyfish, and surgeonfish.

Reachable from

Christmas Island

Liveaboards with trips to The Morgue

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