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10 Reasons Why You and I Should go Diving in Cocos Island

10 Reasons Why You and I Should go Diving in Cocos Island

If you are a diver, an adventurous diver for that matter, you don’t want to dive in just a single site during your entire life. Some of us take the weekend off and dive in nearby areas. However, these dive sites are often crowded and may not give you the much needed relaxation. With this, […]

Thresher Sharks – the Tail Whipper of Cocos Island

Thresher Sharks – the Tail Whipper of Cocos Island

Thresher Shark (Alopias vulpinus) Max. Length: 573 centimeters Length at 1st Maturity: 207.3 centimeters Weight: 348 kilograms a value: 0.01880 b value: 2.519 Depth Range: 1 – 650 meters (3 – 2,145 feet) Frequency: Threatened due to increasing demand for shark’s fin While Cocos island is known for hammerhead sharks, tiger sharks and whitetip reef sharks, thresher sharks is […]

Silky Sharks

Silky Sharks

Silky Sharks (Carcharhinus falciformis) Max. Length: 350 centimeters Length at 1st Maturity: 146.3 centimeters Weight: 346 kilograms a value: 0.04640 b value: 2.750 Depth Range: 0 – 4,000 meters (13,200 feet) Frequency: Near threatened due to high demand in shark’s fin Although silky sharks are considered one of the deep thriving shark species in Cocos […]

Blacktip Sharks

Blacktip Sharks

Blacktip Shark (Carcharhinus limbatus) Max. Length: 275 centimeters Length at 1st Maturity: 105.3 centimeters Max. Weight: 123 kilograms a value: 0.01440 b value: 2.870 Depth Range: 0 – 100 meters (0 – 330 feet) Frequency: Near threatened due to high demand in shark’s fin While the possibility of interacting several shark species in just one […]

Sharks – The Big Boys in Cocos Island

Sharks – The Big Boys in Cocos Island

Sharks are a distinct group of fish showing an evolutionary success where its origins can be traced back million of years ago. Their evolution has resulted them to become an efficient hunter of the deep where they sit on the top of the food chain. Equipped with a complex anatomical structure that aids them to […]

Prickly Shark – A Deep Sea Inhabitant of Cocos Island

Prickly Shark – A Deep Sea Inhabitant of Cocos Island

Prickly Shark (Echinorhinus cookei) Max. Length: 400 centimeters Length at 1st Maturity: 182.3 centimeters a value: b value: Depth Range: 10 – 1,100 meters (30 – 3,630 feet) Frequency: Usually found in deep-sea environments You can easily identify this large but sluggish shark through its grey colored stout body that has a black distal fin […]

Whale Sharks – The Biggest Fish in Cocos Island

Whale Sharks – The Biggest Fish in Cocos Island

Whale Shark (Rhincodon typus) Max. Length: 1,700 centimeters Weight: 35 tonnes a value: 0.00425 b value: 3.0000 Depth Range: 0 – 1928 meters (0 – 6362 feet) Frequency: Threatened due to increasing demand for shark’s fin We are quite sure that you are already familiar with this type of shark. But just in case you needed a guided description, […]

Whitetip Reef Sharks – The Dark Knight of Cocos Island

Whitetip Reef Sharks – The Dark Knight of Cocos Island

Whitetip Reef Shark (Triaenodon obesus) Max. Length: 213 centimeters Length at 1st Maturity: 104.5 centimeters Weight: 30 kilograms a value: 0.00180 b value: 3.344 Depth Range: 1 – 330 meters but usually at 8 – 40 meters Frequency: Near threatened due to high demand in shark’s fin If we are to give you the easiest way to identify this type of […]

Tiger Sharks – The Stripe that will Suprise You

Tiger Sharks – The Stripe that will Suprise You

Tiger Shark (Galeocerdo cuvier) Max. Length: 750 centimeters Length at 1st Maturity: 176.5 centimeters Weight:  800 kilograms a value: 0.01510 b value: 3.000 Depth Range: 0 – 800 meters (0 –  2,640 feet) Frequency: Near threatened due to high demand in shark’s fin If there was a contest of who’s the most feared underwater creature with a striped […]

Silvertip Sharks – The Underwater Grizzlies of Cocos Island

Silvertip Sharks – The Underwater Grizzlies of Cocos Island

Silvertip Sharks (Carcharhinus albimarginatus) Max. Length: 300 centimeters Length at 1st Maturity: 141.4 centimeters Weight: 160 kilograms a value: 0.00305 b value: 3.243 Depth Range: 1 – 800 meters (3 – 2,640 feet) Frequency: Near threatened due to high demand in shark’s fin One of the big boys patrolling the underwater habitats of Cocos Island […]

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CY 2019 Schedule of Liveaboard Trips to Cocos Island

Due to high demand of liveaboard trips to Cocos island, as early as this year, we are publishing the CY 2019 trips for you to choose your preferred schedule and prepare for the ultimate diving adventure of your life. Travel Dates Name of Vessel Price (US$) Remarks Jan 2 – 12, 2019 MV Argo 5,295 […]