Scuba Diving in MV Petrel, Rockingham, Western Australia Australia

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All Divers
Perth is the capital city of Western Australia, located on the Swan River. The climate here is classified as Mediterranean, with hot and dry summers and cool and wet winters. Immerse yourself in the unique combination of stunning natural surroundings, beautiful beaches with clear waters, greenery park-lands and outstanding city architecture that attract visitors all year long.

MV Petrel is located in Rockingham, which is about at 47 km/29 mi in the south-west of Perth. It is an interesting wreck dive that is appropriate for beginners and experienced divers alike. The average depth here is at 18 m/59.1 ft and the maximum is at 23 m/75.5 ft. Visibility is low, less than 5 m/16.4 ft.

The steam tug lies at the depth of 14 m/45.9 ft and it is surrounded by numerous fish, including old wives, bullseye and schools of yellowtails to name just a few. In addition, divers are able to see colorful nudibranchs, beautiful soft corals, sea anemones and sea cucumbers. It is advisable to take a dive flag, due to the boat traffic.

Finally, it should be mentioned that it is a popular dive site, so if you wish to avoid the crowds, you can dive at night or early in the morning.

How to Get to Destination

47.9km/29.8mi, 42mins
Head south on William St / State Route 53 toward Wesley Arcade. Continue to Riverside Drive / State Route 5. Take exit Freeway S / State Route 2 to the right to Stirling Highway / Freeway (South). Enter the Kwinana Freeway / State Route 2. Continue to Kwinana Freeway / National Route 1. Continue to Kwinana Freeway / State Route 2. Take exit Thomas Road to State Route 21 in Rockingham Turn right onto Thomas Rd / State Route 21. Turn left into Rockingham Rd / National Route 1 (signals Mandurah / Bunbury). Continue to follow the National Route 1. Keep right to continue to Flinders Ln. Continue to follow the Patterson Rd. Go through 2 roundabouts. Proceed to Railway Tce. Turn left at Harrison St / Tourist Drive 202. Take 1st right at Val St / Tourist Drive 202. Continue to follow the Tourist Drive 202.
Perth Airport,
56.8km/35.3miles 50mins drive

Traveling between the Indian and Pacific oceans for over 40 years, this is truly one of the world’s great train journeys.


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