Diving in Mozambique/Xstacy Reef
The dive site Xstacy Reef is an offshore rocky reef with coral in the Guinjata Bay area near Inhambane in Southern Mozambique.
Maximum depth is about 28m. Average depth is likely to be about 22m.
Visibility can be more than 20m.
Table reef with steep edges, with boulders, overhangs and swimthroughs.
The site is only accessible by boat.
Mantas, Blue and yellow cucumber, lilac colonial squirts, Long spined urchins, Blue grey sponge, Beige cup sponge, Brown/white sea fan, sea whip, Various colours of feather star, Thistle soft coral, Green cushion star, Pinkish white lobed sponge, red spiked white sponge, Branched feathery hydroids, Blue tang, Spotted hawkfish, smoky yellow sponge, Giant moray, blue and yellow colonial squirts, Semicircle angelfish, White and brown feather duster worm, Devil firefish, Fat olive star with black blotches and spots, Whale shark.
Follow the divemaster.
No site specific hazards known.
No special skills required. Ability to deploy a DSMB recommended.
A DSMB may be useful if you have to surface away from the group.
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