Christmas Island should be high on the wish list for all divers. With great drift dives along walls covered in large Gorgonian fan corals teaming with fish both large and small. The Extra Divers boat can take up to 16 divers during the day on thier comfortable new boat. They can also offer night dives mainly from the shore upon request if the weather and water conditions are right. Spinner dolphins, sharks, and Whalesharks are often seen, with Whalesharks mainly spotted from November to March.
Take a 5 day package with Extra Divers to make a saving on your diving as well as having more time to spend in the amazing underwater world of Christmas Island. With many diverse dive sites to visit including wall dives, drift dives and cave dives every dive day is different. There are many species of reef fish, some only found on Christmas Island. night dive can also be added onto this package.
Lisa Preston of Indian Ocean Experiences is a local resident of Christmas Island with a vast knowledge of the Island and its inhabitants. Her tours are a must do while on the Island so you can learn about the history and appreciate the Island to its full. Choose from her Orientation tour, Nature tour, Panoramic bird tour, Dolly Beach jungle tour or hire a private tour with a maximum of 4 passengers. Why not do them all to experience this amazing island to its full potential.
Christmas Island may not show up on many maps, but it definitely registers on the radar of all serious divers. On Christmas Island, divers are spoilt by consistently amazing visibility, in year round warm waters. Pristine coral reefs and sheer drop offs, with an abundance of reef fish and larger pelagics make this a divers dream location.Night dives from the shore are also possible, please enquire on this option. 6 divers maximum per trip with this operator make this option ideal for small groups orr couples not wanting crowds.
Christmas Island is an amazing place to snorkel. If you are lucky you may see some of the many Spinner Dolphins that play in the waters around the Island. Whale Sharks may also be seen from November to March but have been seen outside these times. Beautiful corals and an abundance of reef fish will keep you busy looking in every direction.