Situated in the Bay of Bengal, the Andaman Islands, also known as Emerald Isles because of their green forests, are an isolated group of 325 islands with distinct beauty. Still remaining untouched by mass tourism, the islands are located closer to Thailand than to India and the main settlement called the Port Blair is easily approached from India by plane or ferry.
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Scuba Diving in Woodmans Point Ammunition Jetty, Coogee, Western Australia Australia
Woodmans Point Ammunition Jetty or Ammo Jetty is a popular dive site in Coogee, a coastal suburb, at about 23 km/14 mi away from Perth. The average depth here is at 3 m/9.8 ft and the maximum is at 6 m/19.7 ft. Visibility is medium and varies from 5 m/16.4 ft to 10 m/32.8 ft. In addition, it is suitable for divers of all levels.
Ammo Jetty is an easy spot for novice divers and training schools and also a great location for night diving. Divers are able to meet an abundance of life, especially in the pylons and the nooks. Expect to see arrays of beautiful sponges and corals, a number of colorful nudibranchs, octopus, crabs, toadfish, boxfish, morwongs and giant cuttlefish, to name just a few.
It is advisable to take a dive flag, due to the boat traffic. Finally, Jetty Ammo is usually crowded, especially during weekends. Note: be careful of the fishing lines, as it is also a popular fishing spot.