Whyalla is located on the western shore of upper Spencer Gulf, at 394 km/244 mi in the northwest of Adelaide, in South Australia. Dolphins and bird-life often frequent the waters, while the rocky coastline is a popular destination for scuba diving.
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Scuba Diving in MacIntyre Wreck, Wardang Island, South Australia Australia
The island serves as a natural breakwater, protecting the former grain port of Port Victoria from ocean currents. The waters around Wardang are popular with recreational divers because of the opportunities for wreck diving.
The Maclntyre wreck represents one of the eight wrecks identified in the spot. The Maclntyre was a schooner ship that was wrecked on a reef off to Wardang Island on April 1st, 1927. The site is part of the Wardang Island Maritime Heritage Trail. The wreck is located at 12 m / 39 ft depth under the sea level and is ideal for amateur divers. Check out the Maritime Museum of Port Victoria for artifacts of some early dives.
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.