Prickly Pear Cays are a pair of uninhabited islands, the Prickly Pear East and the Prickly Pear West. They are about at 9.6 km/6 mi in the north-western of Anguilla. Anguiila belongs to the Leeward Islands in Caribbean Sea. It is located on the north of Saint Martin and on the west of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
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Scuba Diving in Aliwal Shoal, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal South Africa
Scuba diving in Durban depends on prevailing winds and run off from the Umgeni River, the Harbour mouth and the Umkomaass cutting. This fact affects visibility during spring time which runs from September to December.
Prime diving destination in Durban is Aliwal Shoal. Water temperatures are normally warm due to the Aghulas current. Water temperatures range between 19-24°C/66.2-75.2°F. Visibility stands at 5-40 m/ 15-130 ft. The spot accommodates divers of all levels.
The amazing reef is characterized by many gullies, overhangs, caves and shelves with diverse marine life. Depths range from 5 m to 18 m / 15- 59 ft and up to 40 m / 130 ft for the more advanced diver. Marine life includes reef fish and in some cases shark encounters.