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Just 800 metres off coastline, Cook Island an underwater wonder to suit every level of experience.
From the Mini Wall Dive on the northern ledge to the Depths of Marys Rock, you will be able to splash out in style.
Entry level around the North and South Side. Advance certification or experienced divers around Marys Rock.
15-20 minutes boat ride along the Tweed River, light bar crossing
Temperate, subtropical and tropical species of fish crustaceans and molluscs are abundant in the complex rocky reefs
Temparature - 19 to 23 degrees
Weather protected from all direction, best winds are light southerly..
Generally there is no current excepty around Marys Rock and Past Mooring 5 on the Northern Ledge.
We do take snorkellers on our Dive trips. Although it does depend on weather.
Or Book In on one of our excuslive snorkel with the Turtles Trip
All Year Round Marine Life:
Green Turtles, Wobbygong Shark, Bat fish, Lion Fish, Spanish Dancers, Nudibranchs & Rays
Seasonal Marine Life:
Grey nurse sharks, Leopard sharks, loggerhead Turtles, Eagle Rays, Shovelnose Sharks and Mantarays
Nil to slight along the North Wall and South side Current does tend to pick up past mooring 1 and 5
There is generally current around Marys Rock.
26 degrees on the best summer days to around 19 degrees during winter.
South side has a variety of sponges at a depth about 5metres. A very easy shallow divesite which is in exceptional condition as the site was not dived as frequently in the past.
This side consist of 5 moorings ranging from a depth of 5 metres to 11 metres. During summer we ocassionally get Manta Ray around the peak at Mooring 2.
There is rarely current betwen moorings 1-5 so it is a easy cruisy 2 dive.
Feeling a bit adventureous and want to practise your navigation skills. About 330 degrees and 5 minutes slow swim along the sand and you will come across Turtle Santuary.
We try not to visit this site often since it is a resting area for the Green Turtles. DO NOT DISTURB is generally the motto on this dive.
Sneak in and sneak out is the genaral plan.
An Advanced site, current runs through this site most of the time. Max depth is around 21 metres and average depth 16 metres.
Heaps of swim through and crevices to explore with abundant marine life, the highlight of this site is the huge wobbygongs sharks.
A fish bowl, swim along the wall through the canyons and you will come to the Chimney at about 5 metres deep.
This divesite is totally weather dependant.
North Wall to Marys Drift
One of our Favourtie dives that covers a huge area. This is a drift dive and is recommended for advanced and experienced divers.
There is several ways we could drift this dive.
- Mooring 4 North Wall to Marys Rock.
- Marys Rock to Mooring 4 or the Eastern Mooring.
- Mooring 4 along Marys Rock and all the way to East mooring.
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