This site is an artificial reef, made from the wreck of a small fishing boat, located right in front of the jetty. Just giant stride off the jetty at any time of the day, descend and follow the guide rope to this Lankayan wreck dive.
Within minutes of descending into the waters, you'll come across a school of batfish and sometimes a school of jacks as well. The wreck itself is home to a couple of frogfish - you can find them on the rope around the wooded pyramids.
Other life on board are groupers, blue spotted sting rays, cuttlefish, scorpionfish and ghost pipefish. As well as that, within a lone anemone, you'll find a family of anemonefish. Also considered a good location for night diving at Lankayan, nocturnal visits will bring you up against more frogfish and other reef life.
On your return to the jetty, spend some time around the coral encrusted pillars, home to families of beautiful but dangerous common lionfish. They make willing subjects for photographers and the shallow, clear waters are perfect for sharpening your photographic skills.
Jetty Wreck Reef Basics: Wreck diving
Depth: 15 - 20m
Visibility: 3 - 15m
Surface conditions: Calm
Water temperature: 26 - 30°C
Experience level: Beginner - intermediate
Number of dive sites: 1
Diving season: All year round
Distance: ½ km (2 minutes) from Lankayan Island jetty
Access: Lankayan scuba diving resort
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