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.
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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.