On the Southern side of White Island, homestead is so named because it is adjacent to the miners campsite when the island was mined for Sulphur at the beginning of this century.
Homestead reef is a fantastic dive site for all levels of divers. Anchoring at the top of the drop-off in 12-13m water, allows the newer divers to experience this popular dive site, renown for its huge schools , and variety of fish.
Homestead Reef Info: http://www.divewhite.co.nz/white-island-dive-sites.html#Homestead-Reef
White Island is one of the world’s best scuba diving destinations, it provides a very unique dive experience as New Zealand’s only active marine volcano.
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