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#10 Phils Reef


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LOCATION:
Agincourt Reef 3 (Outer) - Site 10
DEPTH:
Maximum Depth 16 metres
DIVE TYPE:
TBA
SKILL:
Novice - Intermediate
VISIBILITY:
10 - 25 metres, average 15m
LOOK FOR:
Stunning Patch Reef, Giant Clams, Groper

Stunning patch reef with a spectacular array of corals, huge plates providing perfect ambush grounds for a variety of Groper.

A patch reef behind Agincourt No 3 with a spectacul array of corals, large plate coral and boulder coral formations ideal hunting grounds for Coral Trout and home for large numbers of Damselfish, on the edge of the reef numerous caves which are homes for large Brown Sweetlips. There are also several Giant Clams.

For the underwater photographer this reef always has a number of Cuttlefish which in most cases do not move when you come close to them which enables you to take photographs showing the colour changes pulsing through its body.

Diving can be static or drift depending on tidal movement at maximum depth of 18m, the best diving at this site is from 12m to the surface, it is also possible to see at this site on occasions Green Turtles and White and Blacktip Reef Sharks

*For each individual dive site we have listed the main marine life that you're most likely to see at this location. It is a guide only and is subject to mother nature. Click on the Image Gallery link under 'Quick Links' to view.

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Phils Reef

Site #10 - Marine Life

  • Groper
  • Patch Reef
  • Coral Trout
  • Plate Coral
  • Giant Clams
  • Boulder Coral
  • Cuttlefish
  • Green Turtles

(We have listed the marine life most likely encountered at this site as a guide only)

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