The Virgin Islands of the United States, or the U.S. Virgin Islands lie in the Caribbean Sea, east of Puerto Rico. This group of islands consist of the main islands of Saint Thomas, which is home to the capital city of the U.S. Virgin Islands, Saint John, Saint Croix, Water Island and other surrounding minor islands.The climate here is classified as tropical savanna climate, mostly affected by moderate trade winds.
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Scuba Diving in Penguin Island, Perth, Western Australia Australia
Penguin Island is located at about 50 km/31.1 mi in the south of Perth. It is home to over 1200 fairy penguins and offers to locals and visitors stunning marine and coastal scenery. The average depth of the site is at 0.3 m/1 ft and the maximum depth is at 0.5 m/1.6 ft. In addition, visibility is medium and varies from 5 m/16.4 ft to 10 m/32.8 ft.
Furthermore, the spot is suitable for divers of all levels, due to the shallow waters. It should be mentioned that, there are many easy dives on the shallow reefs, where you can see penguins playing in the water. Penguin Island is also a great location for snorkeling. Last but not least, you can reach the island via a ferry ride from Mersey Point Jetty, that lasts about 10mins.