Lake Michigan, the second largest of the Great Lakes of North America by volume and the third largest by surface area, is actually the only one located entirely within the United States. Over the years, a large number of ships have sunk in the Straits of Mackinac, due to sudden and harsh storms. The Straits of Mackinac Underwater Preserve accommodates more than thirteen shipwrecks. One of them is the Minneapolis wreck.
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Scuba Diving in Balmoral Baths, Mosman, New South Wales Australia
Balmoral Beach lies on the northern side of Sydney Harbor and provides a number of local facilities, restaurants and cafes. It is a popular dive site amongst photographers, due to the abundant marine life. It is an appropriate spot for novice or advanced divers alike and it can be dived all year long. It is recommended to enter at the southern corner, dive around the shark net and follow it until you reach the shore on the opposite side.
Balmoral Baths boast a wide range of sea life – a large seahorse colony, cuttlefish, crabs, leatherjacket, pipefish, small octopus, small yellowtail, old wives, bream and goatfish. The maximum depth here is at 5 m/16.4 ft and visibility is pretty good during high tide. Water temperature is up to 21°C/69.8°F in summer and early autumn months and between 14-18°C/57.2-64.4°F in winter.
It is a popular spot, especially during the summer months, so be patient. Last but not least, it is also an excellent night dive spot, as many of the inhabitants of the bathing nets are nocturnal.
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December – AUSTRALIA
River Rafting Tour Class III / IV / V & outdoor experiences on Tully River.
Not an expedition. 21 Days – air travel not included.