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This is a fantastic vertical wall dive that has a lot to offer experienced divers. This dive site is also known as North Islet and is found on the northern side of Wolf Island.

The maximum depth found here is around 40 metres with most divers averaging at around 20 metres. The dive starts at 9 metres and is made up of the vertical wall, with a pinnacle, many tunnels, and a cavern. As with all wall dives, there are innumerable nooks and crannies for divers to explore. The visibility is normally between 10 and 20 metres and currents are usually moderate with only some surge in the shallower parts of the dive.

The corals here are in great condition and support an array of marine life. His includes hogfish, trumpet fish, butterflyfish, turtles, and manta rays. Divers should also see hammerhead sharks normally in large groups and Galapagos sharks. There are sea lions on the islands nearby and so these can be see on most dive trips. There are also many different types of sea birds that dive into the water hunting the reef fish. Divers should be able to see boobies, pelicans, frigates, and gulls diving below the surface.

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