Dive Sites - Coral Gardens and Batali Pinnacle (Moderate) : Discover Dominica, the Nature Island

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Coral Gardens and Batali Pinnacle (Moderate)

Coral Gardens and Batali Pinnacle (Moderate)
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Coral Gardens and Batali Pinnacle provide two of the most sheltered dive sites nestled in Batali bay. Starting off shallow (20-30 ft), there are rocks covered in corals and sponges, and long lure frogfish of various sizes and colors, including pink, yellow, brown and black. Ornate lettuce leaf sea slugs inch their way among beds of y-branched algae, while lizard fish and sand divers hang out at cleaning stations where the Pederson shrimp busily explore and clean gills, mouths and bodies. Sloping gently away from the rocks is a stretch of sand harboring red heart sea urchins; a small gathering of garden eels, and often one sees a single upside-down jellyfish displaying its fascinating and extraordinary form.