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Snorkeling in Gordons Bay, Clovelly, New South Wales Australia

Maximum Depth:
15m/49.2ft
Clovelly is a beach-side suburb of Sydney, at about 8 km/4 mi in the south-east of Sydney's CBD (Central Business District).

Gordons Bay or Thompsons Bay is located in between Coogee beach to the north and Clovelly pool to the south. The spot is popular with scuba diving  and snorkeling enthusiast. The spot is appropriate for all levels of snorkelers as it is protected by an offshore reef, known as the Bommie.

The average depth of the site is 12 m/39.4 ft and the maximum depth is 15 m/49.2 ft. Visibility rate is good and it can be dived all year long. Water temperature is up to 21°C / 69.8°F in summer and early autumn months and between 14-18°C / 57.2-64.4°F in winter. Access to the water is via a path, swim out a few meters, find an underwater chain and follow it to the wall.

Snorkelers will have the opportunity to witness an amazing marine life. Expect to see blue grouper, old wife, grouper, red morwong, senator wrasse, leatherjacket, spotted goatfish, crimson banded wrasse, common bullseye, silver sweep, Maori wrasse, mado and garfish. Last but not least, Gordons Bay also provides an excellent night dive.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Sydney
9.1km/5.1mi, 22mins
Head south on George St to Barrack St. Take the first left onto King St. Turn right at Elizabeth St. Open strofidexia to stay on Elizabeth St. Turn left into Liverpool St. Continue to Oxford St. Slight right to Flinders St. Continue on Anzac Parade. Turn left into Alison Rd.Turn left on Cowper St. Go through 1 roundabout. Continue to Frenchmans Rd. Slight right to Clovelly Rd. Go through 2 roundabouts. Continue to Donnellan Circuit. Your destination will be on your left
BY AIR
Sydney airport,
14km/8.1miles 24mins drive
BY TRAIN

For train information go to Sydney Trains.

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BOOKING REQUEST
Rafting & Outdoor activities, Queensland
/ Australia, Queensland, Tully River

Summer/Autumn 2016-2017

Asia/Oceania

December – AUSTRALIA

River Rafting Tour Class III / IV / V & outdoor experiences on Tully River.

Not an expedition. 21 Days – air travel not included.

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