Scuba Diving in Freshwater beach, Freshwater, New South Wales Australia

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Freshwater, also known as Harbord, is a suburb of northern Sydney. Freshwater beach is a sheltered beach break between Curl and Queenscliff.

This is the beach where surf was first recorded in Australia by the Hawaiian Duke Kahanamoku in 1914. Nowadays, there is a statue of the Hawaiian legend on the headland at Freshwater. The rocky headland at the north end is the Harbord dive site, providing a good shelter from northeast winds.

It is a shore dive with easy access via the channel next to the pool. The average depth of this location is at 10 m/6 mi and the maximum at 13 m/8 mi. The visibility is good, the average visibility rate is at 10m. Divers may come across with weedy sea dragons, huge blue gropers, some schools of king fish and octopus. With also a rich terrain consisting of overhangs, seatulips and sponges, this diving spot is fantastic experience for scuba divers.

It is best to book an organized dive, if you are visiting for the first time, due to the weather condition. This spot should be dived in northeast winds and no swell. It is a crowded spot, especially in weekends with families and surf beginners, so be patient.

How to Get to Destination

17,1km/10.1mi, 26mins
Head north on George St towards Angel Pl. Turn left on Grosvenor St. Keep right at the fork, follow signs for Harbour Bridge and enter the Bradfield Hwy. Keep right at the fork and enter the Warringah Freeway / Metroad 1. Take exit Military Road on the right Metroad 10 to Mosman / Manly. Turn right on Military Rd. Continue to Spit Rd / Metroad 10 (signs for Manly / Brookvale). Turn left at the Killarney St. Take the first right onto Mitchell Ln. The Mitchell Ln turns right and becomes Mitchell Rd. Turn right at Bickell Rd. Turn left on Spit Rd / Metroad 10. Continue to follow the Metroad 10. Turn right at Kentwell Rd. Turn right on Pittwater Rd. Turn left at Oliver St. Turn right on Cavill St. Take the first left onto Crown Rd. Take the first left onto Dowling St. Take the second right onto Undercliff Rd. Turn left on Charles St. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit to Moore Rd.
Sydney airport,
32,9km from Freshwater beach


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