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 Flinders Pier, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria Australia
Mornington Peninsula lies to the southeast of Melbourne, Victoria’s capital city. It is surrounded by Western Port to the east and Port Phillips to the west. There is a vast number of great surf sites and a plethora of excellent dive spots all along this section.
Flinders Pier is a popular dive site. The average depth here is at 5 m/16.4 ft and the maximum is at 6 m/19.7 ft. Visibility is good and varies from 10 m/32.8 ft to 30 m/98.4 ft. Water temperature is up to 19°C/66.2°F in summer and early autumn months and between 15°C/59°F in winter. Flinders Pier is suitable for all divers and it is best dived at high tide. Expect to see a small wreck at the end of the pier, corals and sponges.
In addition, an amazing marine life can be observed here, including weedy sea dragons, rays, crayfish, shrimp, octopus and squid. Last but not least, it is also a great night dive spot as all the life comes out of the sea-grass. Note: watch out for the fishing lines as the pier is a popular fishing spot.
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.