Gordo Banks Trip Report – April 2024

3rd April The first dive at Gordo 1 commenced under favourable conditions, with a water temperature of 68°F and visibility ranging between 45 and 50ft. A light northward current added a gentle drift to the dive, enhancing the overall exploration experience. Throughout the dive, divers encountered a variety of marine species, including sharks, bonitas, and…

Gordo Banks Trip Report – March 2024

6th March The dives at Gordo 2 offered divers an exhilarating and diverse underwater experience, characterised by encounters with various marine species amidst changing water conditions. From the surface to the depths, the dive site revealed a vibrant ecosystem teeming with life, including silkies, hammerhead sharks, devil rays, amberjacks, and bonitas. Despite the transition from…

Gordo Banks Trip Report – February 2024

7th February 2024 Today’s dives at Gordo 1 offered divers a captivating and memorable underwater experience, good visibility, comfortable water temperatures, and an abundance of marine life. From encounters with hammerhead sharks to sightings of topes, wahoo, and bonitas, each dive revealed the rich biodiversity thriving in the waters of Gordo 1. The distant serenade…

Gordo Banks Trip Report – January 2024

15th January The day’s diving expeditions offered a diverse range of experiences, from vibrant underwater ecosystems teeming with fish to thrilling encounters with shy hammerhead sharks. Despite the differences between the two dives, each provided its own unique insights into the dynamic and ever-changing underwater world. The day concluded with happy and fulfilled divers, reflecting…

Gordo Banks Trip Report – December 2023

3rd December The dives at Gordo 2 and Gordo 1 offered contrasting yet equally enriching experiences. While Gordo 2 mesmerised with its exceptional visibility and tranquil ambiance, Gordo 1 captivated with its vibrant marine life and gentle currents. Despite the absence of fish at Gordo 2, each dive site showcased the diverse and captivating nature…

Gordo Banks Trip Report – November 2023

November 3 2023 Diving conditions at Gordo 2 were satisfactory, with warm water temperatures around and no significant thermoclines observed. While visibility near the surface to 75 feet was average, it improved significantly below this depth, providing better opportunities for exploration. The highlight of the dive was undoubtedly the encounter with a school of hammerhead…