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The New South Wales New Years Dive Spectacular!

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The New South Wales New Years Dive Spectacular!

                  The Trip 7 nights, 8 days, at least 12 dives and 6 world class dive destinations.  This is truly the best of Mid and Northern NSW diving. This trip is always popular and never fails to impress. However this year we have upped the ante again! This year we are diving the biggest hot spots on the NSW coastline covering all major dive destinations between Byron Bay and Sydney! This is truly the BEST OF NSW! Escape the craziness of Brisbane and head south for a week that you will replay on your deathbed! Like a diving advent calendar...

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Explore the Capricorn Bunker Group and Southern Great Barrier Reef aboard the MV Adori

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Explore the Capricorn Bunker Group and Southern Great Barrier Reef aboard the MV Adori

                The Trip Come and join us aboard the MV Adori. A hidden gem known to locals and fishermen we have the unique opportunity to explore reefs and islands that have previously been accessible to private boat owners. Join us as we explore endless islands and reefs with literally hundreds of sites to chose from. The MV Adori is a private live aboard housing only 8 divers and two crew so you are guarnteed of a personal and private liveaboard experience. The Adori is also BYO so you can bring your favourite tipple to drink whilst watching the...

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Night Dives at the Gold Coast Seaway

Posted in Day Trips, Local Dives, Mid-Week Dives, Night Diving, Personalised Dive Trips, Shore Diving | 6 comments

Night Dives at the Gold Coast Seaway

THE DIVES The Gold Coast Seaway has greater variety and more recorded species of any shore dive in Australia. With over 400 different species found in the seaway we are lucky to have it right on our back door step! You can dive a site a thousand times and when you dive it for the first time at night it feels like an entirely different site. So come down and join us and rediscover our local under the cover of darkness! If you have already completed a night dive as part of your Advanced Open Water then you only have to join us for one night to complete the practical component of your Night...

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Project AWARE Clean Up!

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Project AWARE Clean Up!

                THE CLEAN-UP Project AWARE Foundation is a growing movement of scuba divers protecting the ocean planet – one dive at a time. Over the past two decades of underwater conservation we’ve learned that divers are true leaders in ocean protection. We’re ocean heroes numbering in the millions across the globe. We believe together our actions will make a huge impact and will help to rescue the ocean. With new programs and more online resources than ever before, Project AWARE supports an unprecedented global movement of divers acting in...

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JERVIS BAY – The Cream of Southern NSW Diving Aboard Oceantrek

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JERVIS BAY – The Cream of Southern NSW Diving Aboard Oceantrek

                    THE TRIP Located approximately 2.5 hours drive south of Sydney. Jervis Bay is consistently ranked as one of the best dive locations to dive in NSW. Jervis Bay has crystal clear water with viz. ranging from 10-25m. The dive sites at Jervis Bay are numerous and each site offers something different. Dive sites usually range in depth, so divers can set their own depth limit in accordance with their experience. The giant sandstone cliffs that ring the entrance to the bay have over millions of years collapsed into the sea...

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Get your Grey Nurse Shark on during Shark Fest at Shark Alley, North Stradbroke Island

Posted in Day Trips, Dive Travel, Local Dives, Mid-Week Dives, North Stradbroke Island, QLD, Personalised Dive Trips, Reef Trips, Shark Diving, Weekend Diving | 2 comments

Get your Grey Nurse Shark on during Shark Fest at Shark Alley, North Stradbroke Island

              THE DIVE SITE North Stradbroke Island is a pristine, secluded island paradise – a hidden treasure only one hour from central Brisbane.  Diving off Stradbroke Island can only be described as exhilarating! The dive sites you will explore are only a 10- 15 minute boat ride from shore and Manta Bommie has been rated in the top 10 dive sites in Australia. Straddie’s reefs are teeming with various marine life like Manta Rays and Leopard Sharks during Summer (Oct- Apr), endangered Grey Nurse Sharks and Humpback Whales during Winter (May- Sept),...

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North Stradbroke Island – Expect the Unexpected!

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North Stradbroke Island – Expect the Unexpected!

                The Dive Site North Stradbroke Island is a pristine, secluded island paradise – a hidden treasure only one hour from central Brisbane.  Diving off Stradbroke Island can only be described as exhilarating! The dive sites you will explore are only a 10- 15 minute boat ride from shore and Manta Bommie has been rated in the top 10 dive sites in Australia. Straddie’s reefs are teeming with various marine life like Manta Rays and Leopard Sharks during Summer (Oct- Apr), endangered Grey Nurse Sharks and Humpback Whales during Winter (May-...

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Dive the Magnificent South Solitary Islands Marine Park

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Dive the Magnificent South Solitary Islands Marine Park

                THE TRIP The Solitary Islands Marine Park runs for 90 km north of Coffs Harbour; which is centrally located between Sydney and Brisbane, on the NSW north coast. This is where the warm Great Barrier reef waters from the north, meet the cooler southern waters from Sydney and below. The sheltered Island havens are warmer than the coastal waters producing a unique blend of tropical and sub-tropical fish life, hard and soft corals, and spectacular marine life. With over 25 exciting dive sites we will not be limited in our choices of dive...

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Hone your skills and get your eye in for the smaller stuff at Cook Island Aquatic Reserve!

Posted in Cook Island, NSW, Day Trips, Dive Travel, Local Dives, Mid-Week Dives, Personalised Dive Trips, Reef Trips | 0 comments

Hone your skills and get your eye in for the smaller stuff at Cook Island Aquatic Reserve!

                THE TRIP Cook Island is located approximately 600m offshore from Fingal Head and four kilometres southeast of Tweed Heads in Northern NSW on the Southern end of the Gold Coast, Australia -Cook Island Aquatic Reserve was declared on October 23, 1998 to protect the marine biodiversity of the island’s reef system. – Cook Island plays host to an amazing array of  marine life, offering spectacular temperate, subtropical and tropical species of fish which are bountiful. Nudibranchs, Rays, Eels and Occys are plentiful. Clown...

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Explore Windarra Banks – The Cod Grounds and find out what all the fuss is about!

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Explore Windarra Banks – The Cod Grounds and find out what all the fuss is about!

Windarra Banks – The Cod Grounds Upcoming Dives at Windarra Banks – 8 May 2013 Probably the most legendary dive site near Byron Bay and definitely the most requested by divers venturing out with Blue Bay, Windarra Banks is located 16 km North-East of the Brunswick Heads bar. Divers who are fortunate enough to have visited Windarra Banks in the past, rate it as one of Australia’s best dive sites. Being so far out, diving at Windarra Banks is extremely subject to sea conditions and very hard to plan. Not only do sea conditions have to be favourable on the day to make the 16 km...

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Spend a Day at Julian Rocks in Byron Bay

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Spend a Day at Julian Rocks in Byron Bay

                THE DIVE SITE Discover the Magic of Julian Rocks in Byron Bay – One of the Top 10 dive sites in Australia! According to a story from the Bundjalung people a jealous husband threw his spear at the canoe of his wife and her lover. The canoe broke in two and sank to the bottom of the ocean. Only the back and the front of the boat stuck out of the water, creating a rock formation just 2.5 km off shore. Named by Captain Cook in 1776, Julian Rocks in Byron Bay consists of ancient sedimentary rock, remains of a volcanic eruption more...

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Wooli – Pimpernel Rock and the North Solitary Islands!

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Wooli – Pimpernel Rock and the North Solitary Islands!

  THE TRIP The islands are just a short 20 minute ride away and will provide you with some absolutely world class diving. The islands are not only home to the temperate species, but being the southernmost limit of permanent colonies of tropical species. North Solitary Island is only 7 nautical miles from Wooli. The marine park reserve is famous for a diverse variety of marine life, thickly populated at different dive locations around the island. At the north eastern end is a small sheltered inlet called Anemone Bay. The boulder strewn site is carpeted with anemones and numerous Anemone...

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Wolf Rock – Grey Nurse Sharks All Year Round!!

Posted in Day Trips, Dive Travel, Local Dives, Mid-Week Dives, Personalised Dive Trips, Shark Diving, Weekend Diving, Wolf Rock, Rainbow Beach, QLD | 5 comments

Wolf Rock  – Grey Nurse Sharks All Year Round!!

THE DIVE SITE Wolf Rock at Rainbow Beach is one of the few places in Australia where you can see Grey Nurse Sharks all year round and they are HUGE! Compare Wolf Rock to other dive sites where Grey Nurse Sharks are only seen in winter, this site is truly unique. Wolf Rock is also the ONLY known aggregation site for pregnant female grey nurse shark on the whole east coast of Australia. At the end of mating season (Oct- Dec) the numbers of grey nurse shark found at Wolf Rock increases dramatically; meaning that you will be diving with mainly female sharks. It is understood that Wolf Rock...

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