Mossel Bay is a beautiful coast, located between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth, at 400 km/248 mi of distance both ways. It is surrounded by the sunbathed peninsula and the beautiful waters of the Indian Ocean. The spot offers a mild climate all year round making it a perfect winter break destination.The weather is influenced by the Aghulas current of the Indian Ocean and by the presence of the Outeniqua mountains.
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Scuba Diving in Rye Pier, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria Australia
Mornington Peninsula lies to the southeast of Melbourne, Victoria’s capital city. It is surrounded by Western Port to the east and Port Phillips to the west. There is a vast number of great surf sites and a plethora of excellent dive spots all along this section. With an abundant marine life under the pier, Rye Pier is classified as an excellent day and night diving spot.
The average depth here is at 3.5 m/11.5 ft and the maximum is at 5 m/16.4 ft. Visibility is medium and varies from 5 m/16.4 ft to 10 m/32.8 ft. Water temperature is up to 19°C/66.2°F in summer and early autumn months and between 15°C/59°F in winter. The site is suitable for all divers. In addition, divers are able to see sea horses, crabs, goat fish, juvenile fish, squid, seadragons, leatherjackets and other fish. If you are lucky, you may come across local seals. Note: watch out for fishing lines, as it is also a popular fishing spot.
Relevant activites based in Australia
December – AUSTRALIA
River Rafting Tour Class III / IV / V & outdoor experiences on Tully River.
Not an expedition. 21 Days – air travel not included.