Lake Michigan is the second largest Great Lake by volume and the only one located entirely in the United States. The lake’s shoreline is more than 1600 mi/2575 km and the average depth is 195 ft/59.4 m. Lake Michigan and Lake Huron have the same surface elevation and are technically a single lake. They are actually connected by the Straits of Mackinac, where many ships have foundered due to heavy storms. The Straits of Mackinac Underwater Preserve, located at the northern edge of Lakes Michigan and Huron, tries to preserve Michigan’s shipwrecks for next generations. One of the shipwrecks found is Colonel Ellsworth.
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Scuba Diving in Port Noarlunga Northern 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.
Port Noarlunga Northern Reef, a popular site among divers of all levels, is a pretty easy dive with good visibility and prolific fish life at relatively shallow depths. During your dive, you will pass some small overhangs, timber beams (part of the old jetty) and an unused mooring chain. Be prepared to see leather jackets, whitings, cuttlefish, old wives, strongies, silver drummers, zebras and bullseyes.
Maximum depth: 8 m/26 ft.
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December – AUSTRALIA
River Rafting Tour Class III / IV / V & outdoor experiences on Tully River.
Not an expedition. 21 Days – air travel not included.