Munxar Reef

Location of Site: East of St Thomas Bay

Type of Dive: Boat Dive

Exposed site, prone to strong currents

Average Depth: 25 metres
Maximum Depth: 40 metres

Certification Required:
BSAC Sports Diver, PADI Advanced Open Water or equivalent

The Dive:
The reef extends about 700m in an East North East direction. On the North and South side of the reef the bottom drops to approximately 30 metres. Munxar Rock which is located approximately 200m East North East of Il-Munxar is 10 metres below the surface, it has numerous caves and cuts where the Dusky Perches and Moray Reels habitat. Numerous large fish and octopus are normally sighted here.