This sunken freighter, now part of the Folkestone Underwater Park, hosts huge tube sponges and rope sponges in yellows, pinks, and purples, and teems with barracuda, morays, and smaller reef fish.
Carlisle Bay Marine Park:
Boasting six coral-crusted wrecks in a relatively small area, this park boasts a wide variety of marine life, including frog fish, seahorses, rays, barracudas, octopus, reef squid, mackerel, and moray eels. Divers will also encounter cannons, anchors, and other remnants of shipping history.
Friar's Craig & Asta Reef:
Another artificial reef on a wreck, this dive includes a drop-off to 24 metres/80 feet, allowing for a drift dive along the wall. Look for corals and sea fans, angel fish, stingrays, and barracuda.
Drift dive along a wall which plunges to 40 metres/130 feet. Watch for pelagic fish as well as small crustaceans and invertebrates among the coral formations of the wall.
This shallow barrier reef is still a hunting ground for antique bottles and cannon balls, with small colorful reef fish flitting among the corals.
This site near Drift Hall is renowned for macro photography, and also noted for large numbers of barracuda.
Turtles and eagle rays, as well as smaller swimmers, tend to congregate near this drift dive just off Sandy Beach.
This shallow reef off Rockley Beach is best known for its large schools of Bermuda Chubs.
Formerly an anchorage for wooden sailing vessels, the bottom is littered with eighteenth- and nineteenth-century glass bottles, which divers can keep.
A very popular site for its beautiful corals, barracuda, bar jacks, yellowtails and turtles. The reef itself stretches eight kilometres/five miles, from Bridgetown to Holetown, offering opportunities for a multi-dive day at a single site.
A great location for macro photography, abundant with soft corals, barrel sponges, tube sponges, and a large variety of schooling tropical fish, barracudas, turtles, and parrot fish.