North Rock: A Great Dive Site for Pelagic
North Rock is themost Northern island of the group of Tres Marias, a marine protected area. Located near Miniloc at the center of Bacuit Bay, his location makes it a great dive site for pelagic sight. It is an ideal stop over for deep-sea fish that want to get checked by the resident cleaner wrasses. That’s why we are always excited to go there! You never know what can stop by!
North Rock: A Great Dive Site for Pelagic. But not only!
North Rock has an amazing variety of topography and different diving environments. On one side, you can find a vast flat reef with huge table corals, massive corals and stag horns. This is where we can encounter black tip shark!
Toward the channel located on the Southern part of the island, there is a really nice swim through. It is composed by huge rocks. There is a cleaning station on the top of a beautiful branching cup coral frequently visited by golden jacks and big pompano fish.
These reefs are inhabited by a huge schools of Barracuda, Big Eye Jack fish and Golden Spade fish. You have to be lucky enough to dive when they are hanging out in the shallows. If you are, you will be experiencing a truly breathtaking sight!
If you are in a blessed day, from October to December, you might see Whale Sharks!
North Rock: A Great Dive Site for Pelagic – What you will see!
What you will see: Spade Fish • Jack • Sea Turtle • Crocodile Fish • Angel Fish (8 different species) • Reef Octopus • Unicorn fish • Brown Marbled Grouper • Yellow tail barracuda • Massive Corals •Table Corals
If you’re lucky 🙂 Black Tip Reef Shark • Eagle Ray • Manta Ray • Bumphead Parrotfish • Eagle Ray • Branching cup coral