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 Franklin Point, 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 diving 0spots all along this section. Franklin Point is a sandstone reef, at the east of Portsea Pier. The spot is suitable for all levels of divers.The average depth here is at 23 m/75.5 ft and the maximum is at 33 m/108.3 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. With an abundant marine life, divers are able to come across with spider crab, weedy sea dragons, puffer fish, octopus and other fish. Finally, apart from scuba diving you can also explore the peninsula which is famous for the variety of beaches, the wineries and the mazes. Note: watch out for boat traffic and the currents.
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.