If there was ever a place, called underwater paradise on earth, it would be at the Raja Ampat Islands. Located on the northwest end of New Guinea Island in Indonesia, Raja Ampat is an archipelago with more than 1500 islands, coral reefs and sandbars, situated in the Coral Triangle and surrounded by the majestic Pacific Ocean.
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Scuba Diving in Noarlunga Tyre Reef, Adelaide, South Australia Australia
The metropolitan area of Adelaide is famous for the variety and great number of diving sites it has to offer (you can visit some of the most impressive shipwrecks in the whole world here). The waters have the perfect temperature for scuba diving (warm during the summer and crystal clear during the winter), and are generally friendly and uncrowded.
Noarlunga Tyre Reef, a popular site among beginner divers, is an artificial reef, made up entirely of old tyres, laid there to attract fish for breeding purposes. Although the tyres have started to scatter in the sea, it remains an interesting dive, due to the spectacular marine life you will encounter. Be prepared to see leather jackets, whitings, cuttlefish, old wives, strongies, silver drummers and many spider crabs.
Average viz: 10 m/32 ft. Maximum depth: 18 m/59 ft.
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.