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Howard's Castle

Average depth: 17m

Maximum depth: 21m

This dive has channels with walls of reef on either side and within these walls of reef on either side and within these walls are overhangs and swim-through’s . The channels have a few sand patches where you can find interesting ocean life. Coral life is few, but hard coral, such as Leather coral, Porous coral and sponges are found. Soft coral such as Thistle coral and the bright yellow Dead-man’s finger coral are found in the crevices. Fish species include Flute mouth fish, Trumpetfish and Devil firefish. Also be on the lookout for shy Mantis shrimp hiding in crevices Game fish are always in the vicinity and Tiger sharks are regular visitors on the shoal.

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