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Beacon Reef – Island 8

Beacon Reef – Island 8

Beacon Reef – Island 8

Beacon Reef borders most of the eastern side of Island 8. The reef has a steep drop off starting from around 5 metres stretching to 40 metres. Abound by a lovely diverse range of hard corals.

Atlantis X

Situated on the Beacon Reef is a wreck known as the Atlantis X which sank there in 2002. With the stern facing the shallow side of the reef, the wreck starts at about 15 metres and the bow is situated at around 30 metres. The wreck has plenty of bat fish hanging around awaiting the arrival of the divers.

The are plenty of reef fish situated on this site including many varieties of angelfish, butterflyfish, fairy blasslets, puffer, porcupine and triggerfish. There are plenty of eels to be found as well.

This site is very popular with the liveaboard adventures.

Depth: 5-40m Difficulty: ✩✩ Marine life: ✩✩✩ Coral: ✩✩✩ Currents: ✩✩✩

Lat: 8.648572 Long: 97.656097

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