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 Inscription Point, Kurnell, New South Wales Australia
Inscription Point or Captain Cook’s Landing Place is a great shore dive spot and it is very popular among marine enthusiasts. The average depth here is at 6 m/19.7 ft and the maximum depth is at 12 m/39.4 ft. Visibility is generally low, but it is better on an incoming tide.
The dive site is suitable for novice or advanced divers alike. 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 an amazing marine life with lots of weedy sea dragons, giant cuttlefish, octopus, moray eel, blue groper, eagle rays, Port Jackson shark, nudibranch, yellowtail and cat fish to name just a few. It is a crowded spot, especially during weekends.
Finally, Inscription Point is located in the Kurnell National Park, so you are required to pay an entry fee to the park. Note: be careful of snorkelers and other divers.
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.