Kurnell is a suburb in southern Sydney, at about 22 km/14 mi in the south of Sydney's CBD (Central Business District). Kurnell is on the southern headland of Botany Bay, just opposite the suburb of La Perouse. Kurnell boasts some of Sydney’s top dive sites.
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Scuba Diving in Bare Island, Sydney, New South Wales Australia
It is considered to be one of the Sydney’s best shore dives and it is very popular among photographers and marine enthusiasts. The average depth here is at 10 m/32.8 ft and the maximum depth is at 15 m/49.2 ft. The spot is appropriate for all level of divers.
Visibility is good and varies from 10 m/32.8 ft to 30 m/98.4 ft long. 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. The site can be dived in almost all weather.
The marine life is abundant with lots of weedy sea dragons, grey nurse sharks, old wives, groupers, morwong, leatherjackets, goatfish, octopus and moray eels to name just a few. Bare Island is a place where divers can see the rarer fish, such as pineapple fish and red Indian fish.
Last but not least, it is a crowded site, especially during summer months. Apart from diving, there is a variety of activities, attractions, restaurants and bars available along Sydney’s southern peninsula. Note: it is also an excellent night dive spot.
Relevant activites based in Australia
December – AUSTRALIA
River Rafting Tour Class III / IV / V & outdoor experiences on Tully River.
Not an expedition. 21 Days – air travel not included.