Dive Site Name: Cyclops
Type of Dive: Shore Dive, Boat Dive
Diver Level: Intermediate
Maximum Depth: 30 m
Diver Rating: ****
This is site named after Cyclops cave located in Cape Grecko. Cyclops cave is a naturally formed cave that can be seen as you walk down toward the entry point. Once you reach the lower ledge the preferred water entry is either a giant stride or seated back entry into around 2 metres of water.
Dive Site Description
As you descend you will swim out between large boulders and rocks, you will then reach a large sandy slop which levels off at 12 metres for a nice easy scenic dive. Alternatively, you can swim straight out over the and you will come to a wall which drops to around 10 metres. The wall is home to moray ells and small groupers. If you swim with the wall on your left and continue along the wall you will reach 18 – 25 metres have reached your desired depth continue you dive with the sea grass on your right and you will come towards two beautiful white sand slops also known as the Ski run. Generally, you will begin your ascent here and head back along the shallower wall around 10 metres until you reach the sandy slope where you will complete your safety stop.
Marine life at Cyclops
Cyclops has a large variety of marine life. Groupers, huge trumpet fish and shoals of puffer fish a regularly seen at Cyclops. In addition to this excellent marine life octopus, lionfish and moray eels are conman. As you dive keep and eye looking into the blue as eagle rays, large squid, and turtles often swim by in the blue.