Dive Site: Cologne Gardens

Best dive spot in Cocos Keeling Islands is Cologne Gardens. Scuba diving holiday travel planning for Cocos Keeling Islands - where, who and how

Site Overview

Site Type: Scenic Reef - very little current; occasional mega fauna
Depth: Top: 10MMedian: 20MBottom: 35M
Location: Cocos (Keeling) Islands Lagoon

Description

Let’s start with a short video of the dive site.

This is a classic 9 to 11 m reef top

Best dive spot in Cocos Keeling Islands is Cologne Gardens. Scuba diving holiday travel planning for Cocos Keeling Islands - where, who and how

with the drop off to about 36 m

Best dive spot in Cocos Keeling Islands is Cologne Gardens. Scuba diving holiday travel planning for Cocos Keeling Islands - where, who and how

and lots of different corals all the way down the ledge.

Best dive spot in Cocos Keeling Islands is Cologne Gardens. Scuba diving holiday travel planning for Cocos Keeling Islands - where, who and howBest dive spot in Cocos Keeling Islands is Cologne Gardens. Scuba diving holiday travel planning for Cocos Keeling Islands - where, who and how

There are lots of batfish both coming …

Best dive spot in Cocos Keeling Islands is Cologne Gardens. Scuba diving holiday travel planning for Cocos Keeling Islands - where, who and how

and going …

Best dive spot in Cocos Keeling Islands is Cologne Gardens. Scuba diving holiday travel planning for Cocos Keeling Islands - where, who and how

There are great sea fans at 35 m.

Best dive spot in Cocos Keeling Islands is Cologne Gardens. Scuba diving holiday travel planning for Cocos Keeling Islands - where, who and howBest dive spot in Cocos Keeling Islands is Cologne Gardens. Scuba diving holiday travel planning for Cocos Keeling Islands - where, who and how

As well as the scenery, there are plenty of sweet lips, parrots …

Best dive spot in Cocos Keeling Islands is Cologne Gardens. Scuba diving holiday travel planning for Cocos Keeling Islands - where, who and how

and butterfly fish including this ornate one.

Best dive spot in Cocos Keeling Islands is Cologne Gardens. Scuba diving holiday travel planning for Cocos Keeling Islands - where, who and how

Also this Dark Surgeon.

Best dive spot in Cocos Keeling Islands is Cologne Gardens. Scuba diving holiday travel planning for Cocos Keeling Islands - where, who and how

The strange thing about this site compared to all the others we dived in Cocos is that the fish tend to hangout in shoals of the same type, and not mingle so much with fish of other types. Just an observation – not suggesting anything.

Best dive spot in Cocos Keeling Islands is Cologne Gardens. Scuba diving holiday travel planning for Cocos Keeling Islands - where, who and how