Double reef

Scuba diving the Double Reef

SKILL LEVEL: ADVANCED OPEN WATER AND UP

From Scuba Do it is about a 30 minute drive. Drive on the road to Westpunt, cross the Juliana bridge and turn right immediately after the bridge. Turn right at the roundabaout and keep qoing till Aqualectra, turn left at the traffic lights and keep going till you reach the concrete blocks at the water.

Park your car at the concrete blocks at the right side. Don't leave your valuables in the car! You can get yourself ready for the dive right at the car. You can enter the water through the small channel next to the concrete blocks. Swim at the straight angle to the blue line, drop off starts at 5 meters followed by a small sand plateu, after this reef starts at roughly 18 meters.

 

The entry consists of rocks that can be slipepry, the waves can be rolling in hard and strong making it sometimes impossible to get in or out! The use of booties are highly recommended

As the name already suggests, you will enter a double reef. Between the two reefs is a sand plateau where there is a chance to see stingrays. Furthermore you might find many different kinds of corals, juvenile spotted trunkfish, swarms of creale wrasses, green morays, barracudas and big groupers.

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