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FUN DIVE IN KENTING

The Hengchun Peninsula is the only tropical climate zone in Taiwan, with long summers and inconspicuous winters, with the coldest average water temperature in January being about 22~23 degrees Celsius, and the hottest average water temperature in July being about 28 degrees Celsius, with a warm climate throughout the year. The rainy season in the region is concentrated from June to October, and the dry season is from November to May. In winter, from October to March, there is the northeast monsoon and the terrain effect, which makes the winds particularly strong, with the strongest wind speeds reaching 10 to 17 meters per second, commonly known as the downhill winds.

Due to the advantages of the terrain, in Hengchun in winter, the strong winds from the mountains will cause the sea surface along the coast to show pieces of white waves, and the turbulent waves on the sea surface, except for the typhoon, the rest of the time does not affect the seabed, so the impact on the diving activities is limited. You only need to do a good job of keeping warm on the shore and wear the appropriate diving cold suit and equipment, Hengchun Peninsula is one of the few places in Taiwan that can provide divers with diving activities all year round.

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ABOUT KENTING BOAT DIVE SITES

Kenting Houbi Lake Boat Dive Site: Exploring the Underwater Wonderland of Southern Taiwan

Come to Kenting,"Diving" is definitely one of your top choices in Kenting. In addition to shore diving, there is another way of diving in Kenting. , a way of diving that makes you more relaxed and visually different, that is, taking a boat out to sea"Ship Diving" span>.

Kenting’s underwater ecology is comparable to that of other countries, waiting for you to explore!

Kenting has many "boat diving sites "Waiting for you to explore one by one. As shown in the table above, there are many boat diving sites. The Houbi Lake area is a Taiwan Marine Demonstration Reserve. The water ecology is quite rich and it is worth your time to dive and explore.

Local conservation efforts
Kenting Houbi Lake Shore Diving Site Beauty is not accidental, local residents and conservation agencies have put in a lot of effort. Protecting the marine ecology and keeping the waters clean are the common goals of residents here. By organizing various environmental protection activities and promotions, they call on everyone to participate in protecting this underwater treasure.

 
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INDEPENDENT REEF

The dive site is located in Houbi Lake Protected Area, about 2 nautical miles from Houbi Lake Harbor, and it takes about 15 minutes to reach the site from the yacht harbor, and the guiding point is 0.5 nautical miles to the southeast of the Daikuu Reef.Independence Reef's coral reef cliff terrain, standing on the 30-meter seabed, the bottom of the reef plate is about 100 meters long, about 70 meters wide, the top of the reef depth of 8 meters, with a variety of sea fans, sea whips, soft corals and fish, etc., a variety of quite rich, known by divers as the preferred dive site in the Kenting Sea. Translated with DeepL.com (free version)
Independence Reef is oriented in a north-south direction, the positioning of the anchor rope with a floating ball tied to the south end of the protruding rock, usually enter the water from here, the protruding reef underwater looks like the head of the Dragon King, boaters call it "Dragon King's Head", Dragon King's Head of the recesses are full of schools of golden perch, the sea lilies take advantage of the current and stretch out the long wrist, filtration of the plankton in the sea currents, and sometimes schools of thick-lipped stone perch. Translated with DeepL.com (free version)

Must-visit Dive Sites in Kenting

If you have been to Kenting diving friends will not miss the best dive sites.

Descend along the anchor rope to a 22-meter small platform. A number of spiny soft corals, commonly known as sea chicken heads, stand on the platform in bright colors. Some spiny soft coral groups are fiery red and very eye-catching underwater. Others A sea fan at one end is home to a pygmy seahorse. From the platform to the south, you can reach the 30-meter reef area where divers can enjoy the beautiful sea fans and whip corals. On the reef cliffs in the north there is a black tree that is about 2 meters long and shaped like a pine tree. Coral, if the air source is sufficient, you can cut it to the northwest Return to the main cliff and take photos of the rare large red fan corals. During summer diving, you have the opportunity to encounter schools of juvenile blacktail fish and schools of golden perch. You will feel like you are surrounded by a group of fish. It is guaranteed to be unforgettable. There is rough skin on the top of the reef. Schools of snapper and butterfly fish, blue-bodied parrotfish, blunt-headed goldfish, and crescent goldfish shuttle among the soft corals. Schools of trevally fish with small black spots all over their bodies often migrate here.

 

Nanwan Triangle Town

Nanwan Triangle Town, also known as Sanjiao Town, is a dive site located in the waters between Nanwan and Tanzi Port. Because there are three reefs, the middle reef is shaped like Taiwan, so it is known as a dive site with a small Taiwan terrain. The lake yacht port is about 3-4 nautical miles, and it takes about 15 minutes to sail from the yacht port. The characteristics of the diving site are the flat and open giant coral reefs standing on the sand. The axis-hole coral groups on the coral reefs attract many fish. Human species thrive here, and the ecology is quite rich. Manta rays have also been seen in this dive site. This dive site is suitable for beginners, intermediate and advanced divers to explore. The dive site also has a special habitat with a sea turtle cleaning station, which is the best choice for those who want to have a close encounter with sea turtles.

Nanwan Triangle Town Dive Site Ecology

Dive along the guide rope and head west. The depth gradually deepens from 14 meters to 24 meters. First, you can see many stony corals. The main types include bell-shaped microporous corals, ring corals, leaf-shaped epiporous corals, etc. , along with the sporadic coral reefs, you will see a large area of ​​axopora corals, which look very spectacular in large numbers. Divers should maintain neutral buoyancy control to avoid destroying the beautiful and precious coral ecology. After passing through the axis hole coral area, we crossed two shallow ditches. We can see brightly colored gorgonians in the ditches. The rare  Frogfish ", up to 15cm in size, the English common name of frogfish "Frogfish" is also called a fishing fish by divers; mainly because it has a pair of pectoral fins that look like front legs and a long and thin dorsal fin spine, with the top mimicking a fake bait to lure prey, just like fishing. . Manta Ray has also appeared Follow this dive site.

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