Underwater Photo Location: Landing Bay Pinnacle, Tawhiti Rahi Island, Poor Knights
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|Dive site is a large underwater pinnacle, starting at 6m depth and falling to 30m. The boat anchors on the top of the pinnacle and you descend to the bottom of the rock and work your way back up to the top in a spiral. Since the rock is away from the main island, the light has made it possible for more kelp to grow on it. Small shoals of Butterfly Perch and Pink Maomao hang out in shady spots under ledges or kelp. Lots of colourful Bryozoans and Sponges cover the rocks and look wonderful in the dappled light under the kelp. Sea Temp 19c (Jan 2008) |
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Marine life observed: Grey Moray, Sandager's Wrasse, Butterfly Perch, Pink Maomao, Leatherjacket, Crested Blenny, Yaldwyn's Triplefin, Red Pigfish, Northern Scorpionfish, Variable Nudibranch, Demoiselle and Variable Triplefin.
|Facts about Landing Bay Pinnacle, Tawhiti Rahi Island, Poor Knights|
- It is in New Zealand
- Landing Bay Pinnacle, Tawhiti Rahi Island, Poor Knights is in the Pacific.
- The typical depth is 0-30 Metres 0-100 Feet.
- The typical visibility is 10-30 Metres 30-100 Feet.
Dive Operators - New Zealand