Dixon’s Pinnacle, Havelock Island

Scuba Diving in Dixon’s Pinnacle

Scuba Diving in Dixon’s Pinnacle

About Dixon’s Pinnacle, Havelock Island (Swaraj Dweep)

Located in the east of Havelock Island, this is quite an extraordinary dive site that promises a lifetime of adventure. Divers can see 3 rocky pinnacles and an expansive reef. The fauna in its clear waters is just incredible! You will be able to spot fishes wherever you turn. The depth starts from 16 meters and thus, it is more suitable for those who are pursuing their scuba diving education. Dixon’s Pinnacle comprises three giant rock pinnacles emerging from a dim bottom. A local instructor discovered it and the site was named after him. A happening place, it is popular for its rich and colorful marine life. Continuous frenetic activity can be seen at the top of the pinnacles as it is a cleaning station for giant groupers. White-tip reef sharks can also be seen there. Other inhabitants consist of large Napoleon wrasse, titan triggerfish, moray eels, shrimps, tunas, green turtles, red-toothed triggerfish, manta ray, trevally, lionfish, sting rays, and batfish.

Depth:

16 meters to 35 meters

Suitable for:

Those pursuing an advanced open-water license

  • Aquatic life comprises:
  • Soft yellow corals
  • Barrel sponges
  • Batfish
  • Indian glassy fish
  • Surgeonfish
  • Leopard-spotted moray eels
  • Stingrays
  • Trevally
  • Humphead wrasse
  • Napoleon wrasse
  • Angelfish

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