Diving in Australia and Pacific

    Ednas Anchor

    Ednas Anchor Rarotonga, Cook Islands

    A sandpassage that leads at the shallow end into Avarua harbour and to a drop off at the deep end. Big hardcoral formations along the side of the sand give this side a nice contrast. Suitable for the beginner and more experienced diver.

    Tiputa Pass (The Valley) Rangiroa, French Polynesia

    Same sharks profile + Hammerhead sharks may be seen ner 40m deep.
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    Tiputa Pass (Shark's Cave) Rangiroa, French Polynesia

    One of the best drift-dive in the world!!! Sharks, sharks and more sharks...
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    Tiputa Pass (Shark's Cave) Rangiroa, French Polynesia

    One of the best drift-dive in the world!!! Sharks, sharks and more sharks...

    Tiputa Pass (Shark's Cave) Rangiroa, French Polynesia

    One of the best drift-dive in the world!!! Sharks, sharks and more sharks...

    Tiputa Pass (Shark's Cave) Rangiroa, French Polynesia

    One of the best drift-dive in the world!!! Sharks, sharks and more sharks...

    Tiputa Pass (Shark's Cave) Rangiroa, French Polynesia

    One of the best drift-dive in the world!!! Sharks, sharks and more sharks...

    Tiputa Pass (Shark's Cave) Rangiroa, French Polynesia

    One of the best drift-dive in the world!!! Sharks, sharks and more sharks...
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    Semle Federsen Semle Federsen, Vanuatu

    A cargo carrying trading vessel well known around these islands over many years, this strong old ship was about to be relegated to the scrap heap as useless in 1985, when the Ports and Marine Department were persuaded that she would indeed be very useful as a new dive site and a home for the plants…
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    HMAS Brisbane Sunshine Coast, Australia

    "The second HMAS Brisbane (D-41) was a Perth class guided missile destroyer laid down by the Defoe Shipbuilding Company at Bay City, Michigan, USA, on 15 February 1965, launched on 5 May 1966, and commissioned on 16 December 1967. She was christened by the wife of the Lord Mayor of Brisbane, who…
    The Fish Rock Cave

    Fish Rock - The Cave South West Rocks, Australia

    This is known to be one of the top 10 dive sites of Australia. This dive starts at 24m deep on the Southeastern side where there is a cave entrance. The cave enter the rock and runs for about 15 metres then rises vertically into a chimney where torches are needed. Often Wobbegongs and Crayfish are…
    Nurse Shark in the cave

    Fish Rock - The Cave South West Rocks, Australia

    This is known to be one of the top 10 dive sites of Australia. This dive starts at 24m deep on the Southeastern side where there is a cave entrance. The cave enter the rock and runs for about 15 metres then rises vertically into a chimney where torches are needed. Often Wobbegongs and Crayfish are…
    School of grey nurse sharks

    Fish Rock - The Cave South West Rocks, Australia

    This is known to be one of the top 10 dive sites of Australia. This dive starts at 24m deep on the Southeastern side where there is a cave entrance. The cave enter the rock and runs for about 15 metres then rises vertically into a chimney where torches are needed. Often Wobbegongs and Crayfish are…
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    Fish Rock - The Cave South West Rocks, Australia

    This is known to be one of the top 10 dive sites of Australia. This dive starts at 24m deep on the Southeastern side where there is a cave entrance. The cave enter the rock and runs for about 15 metres then rises vertically into a chimney where torches are needed. Often Wobbegongs and Crayfish are…

    End Bommie Port Moresby, Papua-New Guinea

    Diving in End Bommie is InterestingYou can find Interesting. Typically, visibility is Good ( 10 - 30 m)The average depth is 10.7 m / 35.1 ftTo reach End Bommie you have to do it By boatThis dive site is best suited for CMAS * / OW divers.

    The Wall and The Apartments Sydney, Australia

    The Wall and The Apartments is without doubt one of the better reef dives to be found around Sydney and if you are looking for fish life. This dive site is located off the Northern Beaches suburb of Long Reef. The Apartments consist of a large drop off with a large bommies to the seaward side. The…
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    North Bommie Heron and Wilson Islands, Australia

    Named after the large bommie her, North bommie is swarming with glass and cardinal fish trying to escape the many coral trout, coral cod and barramundi cod. It is a major cleaning station and you can see giant manta rays and turtles getting cleaned. there are two scorpion fish that live here,…
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    The Spring Tahiti, French Polynesia

    The Aquarium Tahiti, French Polynesia

    This is a very popular dive site. A Cesnas plane has been put there (7m deep), as well as two small boats (10m and 14m deep).

    The Aquarium Tahiti, French Polynesia

    This is a very popular dive site. A Cesnas plane has been put there (7m deep), as well as two small boats (10m and 14m deep).
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    Saxon reef - Twin Peaks Cairns, Australia

    Nice sandy lagoon with boomies. Great marine life. Small caves, turtles, reef sharks.
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    Julian Rocks - Hugos Trench Byron Bay, 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.The depth range for this dive is from 12 metres to 18…

    Hen and chicken island Tutukaka and Poor Knights Islands, New Zealand

    great visability. chance to see heaps of stingrays and nudibranches.
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    F69 Wellington, New Zealand

    The country's newest shipwreck and dive attraction is already covered in algae and home to a myriad of sea life. The former Leander-class Navy frigate HMNZS Wellington was sunk off Island Bay in Wellington on November 13 after six years of planning and preparation.The top of the bridge and the…

    Sea Fan Alley Kadavu Island, Fiji

    Fish Life:Schools of Barracuda, Manta Rays, Hammer headsReef Life:Sea fans with a mixture of hard and soft CoralsDescription:Drift Dive this dive, as there is a lot to cover, in amongst soft and hard corals there are clown triggerfish and turtles. Cruising by expect to see schools of jacks
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    Supermarket Malolo Island, Fiji

    The corals are in superb condition at the Supermarket and give lots of oportunities to teach about marine life. Beautiful South Pacific Reef fishes and sometimes white-tip and black-tip sharks; occasionally green sea turtles.

    St Etienne Drop-Off Tahiti, French Polynesia

    Nice corals structures (around 15m deep). Reef species.

    SS Yongala Townsville, Australia

    SS Yongala was a steel passenger and freight steamer, owned by the Adelaide Steamship Company. SS Yongala and her sistership, Grantala, were built in Newcastle upon Tyne, England between 1903 - 1904 Yongala was named after the town Yongala, in South Australia.En route from Melbourne to Cairns on the…

    MV Petrel Rockingham, Australia

    Manta Reef Kadavu Island, Fiji

    Manta Reef is Mad Fish Dive Centre's signature dive site. Divers can expect to see Manta Rays on almost every dive, sometimes up to 10 mantas on a dive. The site is a feeding and cleaning station for resident reef and Oceanic Manta Rays.
    Rainbow of Colors on the Rainbow Wall, Mt Mutiny - Fiji Bligh Water

    Mount Mutiny - Dive Wananavu Bligh Water and Koro Island, Fiji

    Named after the legendary Capt. Bligh from the Mutiny on the Bounty story (also where Fiji’s Bligh Water gets it’s name), Mt Mutiny is a smaller dive site very similar to E6.Rising up from the depths this pinnacle offers the same diversity of pelagic fish such as schooling Barracuda and Jacks to…

    E6 - Dive Wananavu Fiji Bligh Water and Koro Island, Fiji

    Dive Wananavu’s furthest out site, and one of Fiji’s best known dive sites.Dive Wananavu is the only island based operation landing on this amazing pinnacle located between the main Fiji island of Viti Levu (our base) and Vanua Levu, to our north, in the middle of the Bligh Waters.E6 was aptly…

    Shark Fin Point Bligh Water and Koro Island, Fiji

    Colours abound at Shark Fin Point where all the substrate seems to have been colonised by hard and soft corals around which dart all manner of reef fish such as parrotfish, fuseliers, angelfish and butterflyfish. You can also look out for moray eels, and crustaceans such as shrimps and lobsters on…

    HMAS Swan Dunsborough, Australia

    Dunsborough is home to one of the largest accessible dive wrecks in the Southern hemisphere. The former HMAS Swan, a 113 metre long decommissioned naval destroyer, was scuttled in December 1997.The Swan has now become a popular dive site, being one of the largest ships in the southern hemisphere to…

    Cementco Moreton Island, Australia

    Formerly named the Crusader, lies near the north-eastern tip of Flinders Reef. The wreck has become home to Queensland Groupers and schooling fish are also abundant. The wreck lies upside down with most areas easily accessible. For those with wreck and penetration experience many sections of the…

    Hutchison Shoals Moreton Island, Australia

    Surrounded by deep and spectacular drop-offs, caves and ravines, its waters are alive with pelagic fish, whilst the reef has a good cover of tropical growth and smaller marine life. Weather conditions must be almost perfect to dive the shoals.

    St Paul Moreton Island, Australia

    A French freighter became the second victim of Smiths Rock. The remains of the boilers greet you as you first approach the remains of the St Paul. Amongst the twisted handrails and superstructure lies hidden treasures of time gone by.

    Aahrus Moreton Island, Australia

    Lying on a sandy bottom, the 640 tonne sailing baroque grounded hard on Smiths Rock three times before sinking in just 12 minutes. The Aahrus is mostly covered by sand with sections still remaining. Large schools of big eyes cover some sections of the remains and often frequented by schools of…

    Smith's Rock Moreton Island, Australia

    Smiths Rock is often frequented by the large species of marine life. Often prone to currents is best dived at slack water. This site has great potential for exploration with caves and swim-throughs which are alive with crayfish. Smith Rock is notorious as a shipping hazard claiming ships as they…

    The Gardens Whitsunday Islands, Australia

    Easy, shallow dive with reasonable coral cover on a gently descending slope with silty sand patches. Coral cover dominated by large plate corals. Plenty of small friendly reef fish looking for a handout. Occasionally, large pelagic fishes will cruise through. Excellent protection in all wind…