Althorpe Island is located opposite the Innes National Park, in Yorke Peninsula. The spot is an tiny island, studded with dive sites walls of over 65 ft/20 m, three wrecks and seal colonies to name a few. Minimum winter temperatures average around 4°C/39.2°F and the maximum can reach 40°C/140°F during summer.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
Scuba Diving in Inner Blue Fish Reef, North Head, New South Wales Australia
Inner Blue Fish Reef is a nice easy dive especially when dive conditions are not ideal (strong southerly winds) and it is close enough to another dive location which called Outer Blue Fish Reef.
The maximum depth is about 18 m/59 ft. 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.
The visibility here is a little below average and many species, like schools of king-fish, cuttlefish, wrasse, mullet, leatherjackets, bullseyes, sea perch and goat-fish can be observed on the spot. It has many large boulders, caves, sponges and a nice collection of kelp that make this site an exhilarating dive.
Apart from diving, there is a variety of activities, attractions, restaurants and bars available along Sydney’s northern peninsula. Note: book a boat dive in one of the many scuba schools located in the area.