Willyama is a thrilling spot with a wreck for scuba diving, located in Marion Bay, Yorke Peninsula. This 2705 tons of steamer met its fate in 1897 at Rhino's Head Marion Bay. A mast sticks out of the water and the rest of the wreck lies scattered around the bottom.
Do in conjunction with ”The Gap” spot and the surrounding islands if you have enough air on your way back. Minimum winter temperatures average around 4°C/39.2°F and the maximum can reach 40°C/104°F during summer.
Due to the colder southern ocean waters, a wetsuit is often required for skin-diving or scuba diving activities or for any prolonged periods in the water even in the warmer summer months. Air refills for scuba tanks are available at various locations throughout Yorke Peninsula. However, there is only a diving school which is based in Adelaide, organizing scuba diving in Willyama, accessible by boat from Marion Bay or by walking on the shore of Marion Bay.
The spot is recommended for both amateurs and advanced divers. The maximum depth of the dive spot is at 12 m/39 ft while the average visibility is up to 14 m/45 ft long. Usually there are no underground currents so let yourself to be seduced by the beauty and the variety of the marine life of the spot: Crayfish, fish life, with magpie perch, old wives, wrasse.
Accommodation options and leisure activities are located in Marion Bay, while the Innes National Park gives you a good chance to redefine your touch with nature.