The Turks and Caicos Islands lie in the Lucayan Archipelago and are a British Overseas Territory consisting of eight islands: West Caicos, Providenciales, East Caicos, South Caicos, North and Middle Caicos, Grand Turk and Saly Cay. Only East and West Caicos are uninhabited. Apart from a superb tourist destination, they are also well-known as an offshore financial center. The climate of the islands is classified as marine tropical, providing relatively consistent temperatures throughout the year.
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Scuba Diving in Cape Solander, Kurnell, New South Wales Australia
Cape Solander is considered to be one of Sydney’s best whale watching spots and another shore dive in the Kurnell National Park. It is about at 200 m/656 ft away from the Leap parking area. The maximum depth here is at 26 m/85.28 ft. Visibility is good in favorable conditions.
The spot is suitable for advanced divers only, due to its depth. Also, inexperienced divers are not able to handle the conditions at the entry and exit points that can change rapidly.
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 ideal time to dive this spot is on an incoming tide. Divers may encounter wobbegongs, Port Jackson sharks, southern eagle rays, giant cuttlefish, bull rays, moray eel, blue groper, schools of yellow-tail, catfish as well as a wide range of nudibranch.
Keep in mind that the conditions can change without warning and decompression is possible. Last but not least, you are required to pay an entry fee to the park.
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.