Breaking Patches is exclusive to Reef Experience and Compass Cruises. A shallow reef only 16 metres maximum depth, Breaking Patches is a sea of hard and soft coral including Staghorn coral, Black Coral Trees and Sea Fans. Sensational diving and snorkelling, Breaking Patches is home to many angelfish, lionfish and parrotfish.
An exciting fact for Reef Experience guests is that Breaking Patches is a common place to view green sea turtles and hawksbill turtles alike, and guests swim amongst these amasing endangered animals almost every visit.
Sea Christmas tree worms, anemone, clownfish and butterflyfish are spread throughout the plethora of plate and fan coral which make up the majority of the shallowest Breaking Patches areas.
There are swim throughs and over hangs that lead right down to the sandy floor where explorers will find sea cucumbers eating their way around.