Dodo Divers - Diving in Mauritius - Plongée à l'île Maurice

Award winning diving centre in North Mauritius, providing guided dives and courses for both Recreational and Technical divers in a friendly, professional and safety conscious environment, allowing you to relax and enjoy your dive! PADI, SDI TDI and GUE courses available.

Free pick up and drop off in the North, including Grand Baie, Pereyebere, Cap Malheureux, Calodyne, Grand Gaube and more!

Coin De Mire / Gunner's Quoin dive spots

Dodo Divers Coin De Mire dive spot (Mauritius)

Spot 1 - Confetty Bay

Thanks to its remote location, corals have ‘overgrown’, home to all kind of tropical reef fishes. Turtles, Rays, Titan trigger fish, nudibranch.

Additional information:

  • Average depth: 10 m
  • Max depth: 14 m
  • Water Current: Moderate
  • Visibility: Very Good (20 - 40m)
  • Marine biology interest: Coral formations, tropical fishes

Spot 2 - Small Valley

Additional information:

  • Average depth: 16 m
  • Max depth: 20 m
  • Water Current: None
  • Visibility: Very Good (20 - 40m)
  • Marine biology interest: Coral formations, rocks and tropical fishes

Spot 3 - Lost Anchor

Additional information:

  • Average depth: 18 m
  • Max depth: 25 m
  • Water Current: Moderate
  • Visibility: Very Good (20 - 40m)
  • Marine biology interest: Coral formations, gorgonians and big fishes

Spot 4 - Djabeda Wreck

Djabeda wreck is a Japanese fishing boat lying upright on a sandy bottom at 34 metres. The wreck is located just off the Coin de Mire (Gunner’s coin) Island. The Djabeda wreck has been damaged slightly over the years and debris can be seen strewn across the sandy floor.

The vessel is approximately 44m long, 10m high and 5m wide and stands upright in maximum of 34m depth, waiting for her visitors.

As part of the dive you will pass some wreck parts including the huge anchor, some of the wreck parts are guarded by giant morays. On the way to the wreck you will pass through amazing coral garden rich with plenty of fish and corals.

This diving site is full of marvelous soft corals, schooling fish, king fish, moray eels, trigger fish, stone fish, lion fish, parrot fish, leaf fish and sea slugs. Sometimes the wreck is also visited by barracuda, sting rays and dolphins.

Additional information:

  • Average depth: 24 m
  • Max depth: 35 m
  • Water Current: Medium - Strong (1 - 2 knots)
  • Visibility: Very Good (20 - 40m)
  • Marine biology interest: Good - Main focus on wreck exploration

Spot 5 - The Wall

Additional information:

  • Average depth: 20 m
  • Max depth: 35 m
  • Water Current: Moderate
  • Visibility: Very Good (20 - 40m)
  • Marine biology interest: wall with gorgonians and big fishes

Spot 6 - Three Caves

Additional information:

  • Average depth: 15 m
  • Max depth: 20 m
  • Water Current: Moderate
  • Visibility: Very Good (20 - 40m)
  • Marine biology interest: wall with caves, tropical fishes

Spot 7 - Big Rocks

Additional information:

  • Average depth: 30 m
  • Max depth: 40 m
  • Water Current: Moderate
  • Visibility: Very Good (20 - 40m)
  • Marine biology interest: gorgonias with big rocks and big fishes

Spot 8 - The Carpenters

For those looking for some additional excitement, experience the power of drift diving through underwater caves, and expect something Big at any time…!

Additional information:

  • Average depth: 14 m
  • Max depth: 18 m
  • Water Current: Medium - Strong (1 - 2 knots)
  • Visibility: Very Good (20 - 40m)
  • Marine biology interest: Good

Spot 9 - The River

Additional information:

  • Average depth: 15 m
  • Max depth: 20 m
  • Water Current: Strong
  • Visibility: Very Good (20 - 40m)
  • Marine biology interest: corals, tropical fishes and big fishes

Spot 10 - Stingray bed

Additional information:

  • Average depth: 15 m
  • Max depth: 25 m
  • Water Current: Moderate
  • Visibility: Very Good (20 - 40m)
  • Marine biology interest: corals, tropical fishes and (sometimes) stingray

Spot 11 - The Channel

Additional information:

  • Average depth: 40 m
  • Max depth: 45 m
  • Water Current: Moderate
  • Visibility: Very Good (20 - 40m)
  • Marine biology interest: rocks, corals, big fishes and (sometimes) stingray

(+230) 58151533 / info@dododivers.com