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North Sands

Average depth: 15m

Maximum depth: 17m

This is a huge sand patch on the northern part of the Aliwal Shoal which is surrounded by various other dive spots. This are is known for the great amount of Round ribbontail rays found buried underneath the golden sand and under the edges of the surrounding reef. Guitar sharks are also a common sight in the summer months. Be on the lookout for Sole hiding underneath the sand with just their eyes sticking out. For the inquisitive diver, the sand patch has lots of old shells as well as old shark's teeth. Game fish are normally found in the vicinity.

Dive site information taken from "The Dive Spots Of Southern Africa".
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