Lake Michigan’s basin is conjoining with that of Lake Huron to the east and having the same surface elevation, they are technically a single lake. The large size of the Lakes and the fact that they are prone to sudden and harsh storms, combined with the rocky shoals and shallows of Straits of Mackinac, increases the risk of water travel and has led hundreds of ships to their end.
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Scuba Diving in Bass and Flinders, Cronulla, New South Wales Australia
Apart from a great surf spot, Cronulla offers some excellent dive sites. Bass and Flinders sits on the southern end of Cronulla peninsula. It is considered to be a great site for beginners and a good alternative when Oak Park is not accessible, due to bad weather. The spot is quite shallow, the average depth is at 6 m/19.7 ft and the maximum is at 8 m/26.2 ft.
Visibility is good and varies from 10 m/32.8 ft to 30 m/98.4 ft. 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. Bass and Flinders boasts an abundant marine life including blue groper, sea dragons, sea horses, morays, goat fish, wobbegong, Port Jackson sharks, luderick, giant cuttlefish, old wife, yellowtail and octopus to name just a few.
It is usually crowded, as it is a good dive training spot, so watch out for boat traffic. Last but not least, it is also an excellent site for night dive. Apart from diving, there is a variety of activities, attractions, restaurants and bars that lie on the streets around Cronulla.
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.