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 Stanvac Barges Wreck, 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.
The Stanvac Wreck actually represent three barges (two small and a larger one) that were purposely sunk in 1954, creating artificial reefs rich in marine life. The barges lie at 5 km/3 mi in the west of Port Stavnac. The site is addressed to advanced scuba divers. The barges cannot be penetrated, but the schools of mackerel, moonlighters and nudibranchs will definitely reward you. Access is by boat from O’Sullivan Beach boat ramp.
Maximum depth: 32 m/104 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.