Scuba diving in West Passage

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Diver level
Average: 10 m
Maximum: 30 m
Average: 10 m
Maximum: 40 m
The West Passage is a dive site that goes from east to west along Ngarmlangui Village. It has deep walls and a channel connecting the lagoon and open ocean. The walls are full of soft and hard corals. The current is very much dependent on water tides. Diving is only recommended during incoming tides.

When to go

It is great to dive at West Passage at any time of the year, because the waters are warm and the waters here aren’t affected much by the rains. The average air temperature is 26-30C/79-86F, and the average water temperature is 26-27C/79-81F. June and July are always the rainiest months.

What to see

The most exciting creatures to spot at this dive site are grey reef sharks, spotted eagle rays, and swordfish. There is also an abundance of small tropical fish, rock critters, and sponges.

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