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Scuba Diving in Bass and Flinders, Cronulla, New South Wales Australia

Maximum Depth:
8m/26.2ft
Skill Level:
All Divers
Cronulla is a beach-side suburb in southern Sydney, at about 26 km/16 mi in the south of Sydney's CBD (Central Business District). Cronulla lies on a peninsula, between Botany Bay on the north and Port Hacking on the south. Cronulla is a popular tourist location and attracts many beach enthusiasts.

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.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Sydney
32km/19.1mi, 36mins
Head north on George St towards Angel Pl. Turn right onto Bridge St. Turn right into Macquarie St. Join Metroad 1 via the ramp to Wollongong / Canberra / Eastern Suburbs / Airport. Take the exit on the right Metroad 1 to Rockdale / Wollongong. Slight left at General Holmes Drive / Metroad 1. Continue to follow the Metroad 1. Continue to The Grand Parade (signs for Cronulla / Miranda). Continue to Sandringham St.Turn left on Rocky Point Rd. Continue to Taren Point Rd. Slight left at Kingsway. Turn right at Gerrale St. Go through 1 roundabout. Turn right at Ewos Parade.
BY AIR
Sydney airport,
19.7km/12.4miles 28mins drive
BY TRAIN

For train information go to Sydney Trains.

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BOOKING REQUEST
Rafting & Outdoor activities, Queensland
/ Australia, Queensland, Tully River

Summer/Autumn 2016-2017

Asia/Oceania

December – AUSTRALIA

River Rafting Tour Class III / IV / V & outdoor experiences on Tully River.

Not an expedition. 21 Days – air travel not included.

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