Famous for its proximity with the tropical islands, lush forests and Mount Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu is the capital of the state of Sabah located in Borneo. It is located on the west coast of Sabah within the West coast Division. Formerly known as Jesselton, it enjoys a tropical rainforest climate and lies by the coast overlooking the South China Sea and bordered by the Crocker range which is home to Mount Kinabalu.
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Scuba Diving in Gap Cave, South Head, New South Wales Australia
Apart from breathtaking views of the Sydney CBD and the Pacific Ocean, there are several excellent dive sites all along this section. Located opposite the Gap, Gap Cave is a reef that drops from 17 m/56 ft to 25 m/82 ft.
The most amazing part of this dive site is found between 18 m/59 ft and the sand line where swim through and boulders are covered with colorful sponges, sea tulips and sea squirts.
The visibility is good and it is appropriate for advanced divers due to its depth. Water temperature is up to 21°C / 69.8°F in summer and early autumn months and between 14-18°C / 57.2-64.4°F in winter.
Divers are able to see old wives, rosy wrasse, lots of trumpeter and small reef species. Note: book a boat dive in one of the many scuba schools located in the area.
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.