Parlatuvier Bay
Diving
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London Arch
Kelleston Drain
Kelleston Drain

Kelleston Drain begins on the southern end of Little Tobago, just above the massive boulder brain coral where the dive site, Coral Gardens ends.

The dive site has a maximum depth of 130 feet and is slightly sloping. With a combination of soft corals, sponges and multitudes of rock formations, it is suitable for divers of intermediate experience.

Starting at 50 feet, then heading west, on the sand bed next to the brain coral, southern stingrays and Ocean triggerfish are the first species to be seen. A few barracuda perch themselves within the soft corals, awaiting their prey. Schools of Creole wrasse add colour to the reef, as they pass through in large schools. Different species of parrotfish are found here as well, the stoplight parrotfish constantly moving and feeding on the corals, princess parrotfish display their beautiful colours, along with striped and blue parrotfish.

Heading northwest, some giant barrel sponges become visible at 60 feet. Brittle stars and banded coral shrimp reside in them. Moving a few feet away, a sand dune can be found on the left, surrounded by soft corals, making it look like a beach, underwater. The course of the current then takes divers northbound, passing over a flat stony area, where perfectly camouflaged scorpionfish can be found.

After passing over the flat area, a hill is within reach on the right, at 45 feet. Here, barrel sponges grow in the direction of the current, making them deformed, as this is where the current accelerates. Ascending up on the hill and moving with the current, great schools of sergeant major and brown chromis, feed in the current line. The end of the site is then approached at a depth of 25 feet. Young hawksbill turtles can sometimes be seen within and around the coral.

 

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