Pemba is a port town in Mozambique and the capital of the Cabo Delgado Province. It lies on a peninsula in Pemba Bay, which is the third-largest natural bay in the world. It is a prime destination for water sports and diving enthusiasts as the corals reef lies close to the shore. Climate here is tropical humid with average temperatures between 22-32°C/71.6-89.6°F.
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Scuba Diving in Notre Dame d’Arvor, 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 Notre Dame d’Arvor wreck represents one of the eight wrecks identified in the spot, on the south of the Wardang Island.
Notre Dame d’Arvor was a barque that ran a ground on Wardang Island on March, 20th, 1920. The wreck was gutted by an accidental fire the following May 1921. The spot is part of the Wardang Island Maritime Heritage Trail. The wreck is located at 12 m/39 ft depth below sea level and is ideal for amateur divers. Check out the Maritime Museum of Port Victoria for artifacts of some early dives.