The Turks and Caicos Islands lie in the Lucayan Archipelago and are a British Overseas Territory consisting of eight islands: West Caicos, Providenciales, East Caicos, South Caicos, North and Middle Caicos, Grand Turk and Saly Cay. Only East and West Caicos are uninhabited. Apart from a superb tourist destination, they are also well-known as an offshore financial center. The climate of the islands is classified as marine tropical, providing relatively consistent temperatures throughout the year.
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Scuba Diving in Yanchep Beach, Perth, Western Australia Australia
Yanchep beach is an interesting dive site that is very popular amongst divers and snorkelers. The average depth here is at 5 m/16.4 ft and the maximum is at 7 m/23 ft. In addition, visibility is pretty good and varies from 10 m/33 ft to 30 m/98.4 ft. Divers will come across various sea stars, hard and soft corals, sea anemones and turban shells.
Also, expect to see western blue devil, octopus, prawns, cuttlefish, crayfish, rays, old wives, schools of bream and red lipped morwong to name just a few. It should be mentioned that, Yanchep beach is usually crowded, especially during weekends. It is advisable to take a dive flag with you, due to the boat traffic. Last but not least, the dive site is appropriate for divers of all levels.