If there was ever a place, called underwater paradise on earth, it would be at the Raja Ampat Islands. Located on the northwest end of New Guinea Island in Indonesia, Raja Ampat is an archipelago with more than 1500 islands, coral reefs and sandbars, situated in the Coral Triangle and surrounded by the majestic Pacific Ocean.
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Scuba Diving in Ex-HMAS Hobart Wreck, Adelaide, South Australia Australia
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.
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.