Macona Inlet is a vast excellent anchorage that cuts into Hook Island from the south. It has two anchorages protected from all conditions except southerlies and some excellent beaches to explore.
Anchorage 1 - Bottom does not have the best holding
Anchorage 2 - Allow sufficient swing room but make sure you are securely anchored as holding is tricky.
Fishing can easily deliver lunch or dinner with little skill.
Anchorage 2 -All wind conditions except Southerlies.
Anchorage 1 - N to SW
Roaming Red Emperor and similar species have been caught in Macona. Check 100 Magic Miles for details.
Be careful of
When entering Macona keep the green navigation marker to your starboard (right) side. There is an extensive reef area so ensure you have swinging room if conditions change.
There are a variety of good snorkelling locations in Macona.
All Weather Anchorage
Macona provides excellent protection from most conditions except a southerly.
Sail through to Hook Passage to Border Island, Northern end of Hook island or Whitehaven.