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How deep is Molokini back wall?

How deep is Molokini back wall?

approximately 300ft
An advanced dive, the Molokini Backwall is a world class wall and drift dive for certified divers only. The Wall is approximately 300ft in depth, however, divers will level off at 80 ft or less. You may see white tip, black tip, and gray reef sharks, manta rays, dolphins and schooling fish.

Where is the Molokini wall?

South Maui
Molokini is a partially submerged, crescent shaped, volcanic crater just off the coast of South Maui. A Protected Marine Preserve, Molokini is home to over 260 marine animals and thriving corals underwater as well as rare birds above the surface.

How deep are the dives in Belize?

All the colorful sponges and Caribbean fish are effortlessly enjoyable as diving in Belize is relatively easy. Most dives are characteristic of easy Caribbean diving, with deeper reefs at 80-100ft, and shallow reefs at 20-40ft.

How deep is the Blue Hole in Belize?

125 meters
Within this small sea of light colors, however, lies a giant circle of deep blue. Roughly 300 meters (1,000 feet) across and 125 meters (400 feet) deep, the feature is known as the Great Blue Hole.

How deep is the water at Molokini Crater?

The crater houses a reef with visibility as deep as 150 feet (46 m). Molokini is home to about 250 species of fish, many endemic (see Ecology below). The best conditions occur in early morning. The water depth is 20–50 feet in the majority of the allowed dive spots.

Why do divers tape their backs?

The tape you may have seen divers – and other athletes – wearing at the Olympics is not regular tape. It is a type of tape known as Kinesio, which is flexible and helps athletes deal with pain. The tape helps fluid move through the body more easily, which reduces swelling and alleviates both muscle and joint pain.

How big is the water depth at Molokini?

The water depth is 20–50 feet in the majority of the allowed dive spots. Because Molokini attracts many boats, the Hawaii State Division of Boating and Recreation established mooring buoys and “Day Use Mooring Rules” for Molokini to protect against damage from dropped anchors.

Where is the Molokini volcano in Hawaiʻi?

Molokini is a crescent -shaped, partially submerged volcanic crater which forms a small, uninhabited islet located in ʻAlalākeiki Channel between the islands of Maui and Kahoʻolawe, within Maui County in Hawaiʻi .

How many species of fish live in Molokini crater?

The crater houses a lush reef with excellent visibility as deep as 150 feet (46 m). Molokini is home to about 250 species of fish, many endemic (see Ecology below).