Garden Route is a popular stretch of the south-eastern coastline of South Africa. It is sand-witched between the Indian Ocean and the Outeniqua and Tsitsikamma Mountains. It offers a mild oceanic climate with mild to warm summers and mild to cool winters and considered second mildest climate after Hawaii according to the Guinness Book of Records.
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Scuba Diving in Outer Blue Fish Reef, North Head, New South Wales Australia
Outer Blue Fish Reef or Blue Fish Wall is located on the headland and close enough to another dive location which called Inner Bluefish Reef. It is regarded as one of the best dives around Sydney’s Heads.
The maximum depth is at about 25 m/82 ft. Water temperature is up to 21°C/69.80°F in summer and early autumn months and between 14-18°C/57.40-64.40°F in winter. The visibility is good and many species, like schools of kingfish, cuttlefish, wrasse, mullet, leatherjackets, bullseyes, sea perch and goatfish can be observed on the spot.
It has many large boulders, swim throughs, small drop offs and overhangs that make this site an exhilarating dive. Apart from diving, there is a variety of activities, attractions, restaurants and bars available along Sydney’s northern peninsula. Note: book a boat dive in one of the many scuba schools located in the area.