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Tunnels (North Shore)

Tunnels (North Shore)

Rating: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Depth: 35 to 70 feet
Wildlife: Turtles, black coral, multiple nudibranchs, and more!

This is our favorite site of all but we strongly recommend you dive it with a guide. It is a difficult site to navigate and having a trained guide familiar with the site will improve your dive experience 150%. Named for the large tubes that form in the winter surf, this site lives up to it’s name. So far, we have documented over 26 caverns and tubes with some being over 75 ft. long. White tip reef sharks use the caverns to get clean while they sleep during the day and the reef is home to turtles, black coral and multiple nudibranchs (what the heck is that you ask? You’ll have to take the tour.) The current here can rip so the best time to dive is low tide and flat surf. Another drawback is parking so be sure to carpool with your guide or ask around for a group of Sherpa’s to hire to carry your gear the three miles to the beach. Now of course if you do a guided dive with us we will be more then happy to deliver your gear down to the beach for you (we have a cart and everything).

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Posted on

May 4, 2016