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Scuba Diving in Port Hughes Jetty, Yorke Peninsula, South Australia Australia

Sea current:
Low
Visibility:
Good
Port Hughes is located at 171 km/106 mi in the north west of Adelaide, in Yorke Peninsula, South Australia. Not far away from Kadina and Wallaroo, Port Hughes Jetty is famous for its abundance of small critters and other photography opportunities.

Due to the large variety of marine life, predictable light currents and very shallow waters this site makes for a perfect beginners dive. Access to the site is via a stairway direct to the water’s surface. Jetty’s maximum depth drops at 6 m/19 ft, great opportunity for long bottom times diving since it offers a huge variety of unique marine life including abundant frog fish, prow fish, angler fish, nudibranchs, shrimps, crabs, pygmy cuttlefish, dumpling squid and seahorses.

On the average dive large schools of mackerel and old wives swim through the jetty pylons which are covered with soft and hard corals and sponges. This site is ideal for fans of with underwater photography and divers keen to see something different.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Adelaide
98.7 mi / 159 km, 1 hr 59 mins
Head North along Port Wakefield Road, following the signs to Port Wakefield (a good place to stop and stretch the legs or take a toilet break), Continue onto Port Augusta – Port Wakefield Road, Continue on Port Wakefield Road, Take a slight left towards Copper Coast Highway (signs for Ardrossan/Bute/Kadina), Continue straight onto Copper Coast Highway and at the end of the road you will come across Kadina town where you can be based. Following the Port Raod, you will end up to Wallaroo Jetty.
BY AIR
Adelaide International Airport,
102 mi / 164 km from Adelaide

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BOOKING REQUEST
Rafting & Outdoor activities, Queensland
/ Australia, Queensland, Tully River

Summer/Autumn 2016-2017

Asia/Oceania

December – AUSTRALIA

River Rafting Tour Class III / IV / V & outdoor experiences on Tully River.

Not an expedition. 21 Days – air travel not included.

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