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Scuba Diving in Ex-HMAS Hobart Wreck, Adelaide, South Australia Australia

Maximum depth:
30 m/98 ft
Adelaide, the liveliest city in Australia, is the capital of South Australia state. The city is situated on the Adelaide Plains and more specifically at the north side of Fleurieu Peninsula. The city is built next to Torrens River and is surrounded by the Mount Lofty Ranges and the Gulf St Vincent.

The metropolitan area of Adelaide is famous for the variety and great number of diving sites it has to offer (you can visit here some of the most impressive shipwrecks in the whole world). The waters have the perfect temperature for scuba diving (warm during the summer and crystal clear during the winter), and are generally friendly and uncrowded. One of the most exciting and popular diving experiences in the whole country is the The Ex HMAS Hobart Wreck.

It was a 130 m/426 ft long guided missile destroyer that was purposely sunk in 2002, in order to create an artificial reef. The wreck lies at 30 m/98 ft below the sea level, but its tower is clearly visible from the surface at a depth of 8 m/26 ft. Divers have access to 90.000 m²/9 ha (bridge area, mess decks, gun turrets, captain’s quarters). It is the only shipwreck in the whole world, where you can penetrate the engine room! The marine life in the area is extraordinary. The spot is addressed to advanced divers.

Average viz: 15 m/49 ft.  Maximum depth: 30 m/98 ft.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Adelaide-Wirrinna Marina
89.2 km / 55.4 mi, 1 hr 26 mins
For directions on how to get to Wirrinna Marina, please check the link provided.
BY CAR FROM Melbourne
727 km / 452 mi, 7 hrs 50 mins
Take the National Highway A8, continue onto National Highway M1 and then follow the National Highway A1.
BY CAR FROM Sydney
1408 km / 875 mi, 14 hrs 35 mins
Take the M5 Freeway and continue onto Hume Motorway and then onto National Highway 31. Follow the National Highway 20 and then NH A20.
BY AIR
Adelaide International Airport,
6 km / 3.7 mi from the city center
BY TRAIN

Great Southern Rail offers daily services to and from Adelaide.

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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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