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The Cables

The Cables

 Location: Northern side of Breaksea Island, under the lighthouse - 100m offshore.

Description: Named after an old mainland communication cable that's tangled around and through the site. This site is a maze of tall bommies providing some of Albany’s best diving. Large fan & plate corals, sponges coat the bommies. Those with a sharp eye will find scorpion fish, western blue devils and nudibranchs. Large blue groper are also found cruising around this site. Like walking through the high rise area of a busy city, this site has hundreds of busy fish found in narrow deep swim throughs. Slip down between these granite walls and enjoy a spectacular dive.

Depth: 8 - 28m

Diver level: Open Water + 

Visibility: Good all year round.

Conditions: All winds barring NW – NE. Protected from any southerly swell.