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 Conch Reef

Dive Type:
Reef Dive
Typical Depth Range: 20 to 100 feet
Expertise Required: Novice
to Advanced




Conch Reef is an intermediate to advanced dive due to the variable currents that can run from moderate to strong. This reef is know for its wall type contour and is also referred to as Conch Wall, the upper section of the slope averages 50 feet, but the base extends to 90 feet where a wide strip of sand runs parallel to the deeper parts of the reef.

The reef is also know for the barrel sponges that cover much of the reef area along with a variety of gorgonians. When the currents are present this dive site is an excellent choice for drift dives where divers are frequently rewarded with pelagic fish due to the deeper water.

 

 


 

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