Adventurers Dive Log:Scuba Diving in Australia and the Great Barrier Reef Century Bay

Adventurers Dive Log

Diving Century Bay

By Steve Hogan

Century bay is an outstanding dive site for variety. This dive site makes an outstanding night dive. Century bay has a variety of small colorful fish that find refuge in the vast sea of coral in the area. Over half of the dive site has staghorn coral. The coral is located between the line of bommies in the deeper water and the edge of the reef. The inhabitants of century bat include undulate trigger fish, moorish idols, small parrotfish, tangs, surgeonfish, wrasses, lionfish, batfish, and some barracuda. During a night dive one may find white tip reef sharks.

Dive site briefing:
The best way to see century bay is to start the dive around the bommies that are in about 50 feet of water. After inspecting the bommies, work up to the northern end of the reef above the coral. Watch buoyancy control here carefully as the staghorn coral is delicate.
Century Bay
60 Ft.50-150 Ft. Novice - Experienced

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