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 Straits of Mackinack Wreck, Chicago, Illinois USA
Chicago is a very big city with many leisure opportunities. If you are a water sport enthusiast, you can enjoy one of the most thrilling sports, scuba diving in the inland sea of Lake Michigan.
Although the bio life of the area is poor, the main thing to see undersea is the wreck of a transport ship, Straits of Mackinack that was sunk on purpose in 2003. The only way to reach the area is by boat, in a good time of less than 30 minutes and it is not very hard to find.
The ferry that was manufactured in 1928 was made out of steel and is now under the surface of Lake Michigan, sitting quietly at a depth of 12.2 to 25.9 m/40 to 84 ft and remaining in excellent condition. The shipwreck lies in the seabed in upright position.
Straits of Mackinack is at a place with no currents and the area has good visibility. If you are inexperienced, this is not the right place for you, as the level of experience is CMAS */ OW. If you like wreck diving, this is one of the best places in Chicago to practice your favorite sport.
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