This small reef is located between Habili Soraya and Gota Kebir. It is a steep wall reef. Because of its location, the most spectacular sightings are possible here: manta rays, but also deep sea sharks like oceanic whitetip sharks and silky sharks.
The reef reaches well over 100m in depth and has a chimney in the south at 9m water depth, which is covered with black coral.
The west side is a wall with deep notches and bulges. There you will find a block that seems to have grown out of the reef, reaching from 22m to 9m below the surface. In the depth a few gray reef sharks pass by from time to time.
In the north, St. John`s Gota Soraya has a reef spur after a steep wall of 15m, which runs down with a slope well over 70m. It is covered all over with gorgonians and delicate sea whips as well as huge soft coral fields. Gray-black snappers and reef sharks are common there.
On the east side you will find schools of snappers and barbels in the wide niches. Often you also get a manta ray visit, because there the current meets the reef.
- On the south side, gorgonian fields invite you to search for longnose hawkfish.