Well known as Sharks Reef, Mapating Rock is suggested for experienced divers only and its exploration may require assistance from a local dive guides. It is a challenging dive because of its huge area and extremely strong currents. The hollow rock is surrounded by a fairly shallow zone, which ends in a series of drop-offs that descend to 40 meters.
The marine life is plentiful. You will discover all varieties of fish, more than a few pelagic species and occasionally whitetip reef sharks and grey reef sharks.
Location: Southwest of Sepok Point
Conditions: Can be very strong
Visibility: up to 30 meters
Depth: 20 to 40 meters