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North East Reef

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Depth: 6m, Difficulty: OW
GPS: -38.411459 142.016793 ( 38°24.688'S 142°1.008'E )
Last Edited: 12/24/2022, 4:54:35 PM


North East Reef runs for about 250 metres from the north-east tip of Lady Julia Percy Island in a north-east direction. The reef tip sits in about 20 metres and reef top ranges in depth between 8–10 metres as it broadens towards the island. The are a couple of shallower rocks (6–8 metres) nearer the island that may "fizz", even on a good day.

The northern face of North East Reef has some sections of relatively steep drop-offs and consists of stacked/tumbled boulders. The distinct northern sand edge runs from the reef tip at 20 metres, all the way around toward Landing Bay and ends in about 6–8 metres.

The south-eastern face of the reef is probably more interesting with canyons down to 16–18 metres, rock overhangs, draped ribbon kelp and pebble gutters. The whole effect is like a landscaped garden.

Dive Type: Reef Dive

Imported from The Scuba Doctor


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