MV Malabar is a wreck site on the northern headland of Long Bay, close to Maroubra beach. The MV Malabar that was named after a small ship in Java, sank on April 1931 when it came into a heavy fog. The wreck was inaccessible to divers for almost sixty years.
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Scuba Diving in Bucco Reef, Tobago, Trinidad & Tobago
Blessed with abundant marine life, Tobago is a world-class dive destination. This beautiful island boasts more than 60 dive sites with about 300 different coral species and spectacular species diversity. Buccoo Reef is a protected marine park that lies between Pigeon Point and Buccoo Point. The spot caters the largest coral reef on the island.
In the shallower Coral Gardens, divers are able to see mostly wave-resistant species, such as Elkhorn and Star corals, while in deeper flats of the reef, they can admire Starlet and brain corals. It is a very popular spot among divers and snorkelers, so it is always very crowded. The average depth of this magnificent site is 10 m/32.8 ft and the maximum depth is 15 m/49.2 ft. In addition, visibility is good and varies from 10 m/32.8 ft to 30 m/98.4 ft.
Buccoo Reef is appropriate for both the beginner and experienced diver. It is recommended not to walk on the reefs or touch the coral formations. Last but not least, you can also visit the spot and see the reef from a glass-bottomed boat.
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