Chris's Rock Pinnacle Reefs
Depth ~ 50-90ft
Minimum Qualifications: Advanced Open Water Certification
Chris's Rock is an exhilarating dive site with a depth range of approximately 50 to 90 feet, making it an advanced-level dive. Divers should be aware that zippy surface currents are sometimes present, adding an extra element of excitement to the experience.
The dive site gets its name from one of the prominent large rocks rising from the sandy seafloor. Chris's Rock is comprised of a series of rock piles scattered among the sandy bottom. As you swim eastward, you'll encounter a gently sloping topography created by these rock formations. On the other hand, heading westward will lead you to discover the impressive sheer wall faces of the larger rocks.
Exploring Chris's Rock reveals an abundance of fascinating marine life hiding within the nooks and crannies of the rocks. Lobsters and their shrimp companions can often be spotted, creating a captivating underwater scene. Nudibranchs, in both large and small varieties, adorn the site, showcasing their vibrant colors nearly everywhere you turn.
The rock formations are so captivating that, if they were above water, they would be an enticing playground for rock climbers to practice their skills.
Given its potential depth and sometimes challenging conditions, Chris's Rock is best suited for divers with Advanced Open Water Certification. This thrilling underwater world promises an unforgettable adventure for those who are properly qualified to explore its wonders.