Bare Island is a small island, at about 16 km/9 mi in the south-east of Sydney's CBD (Central Business District). Bare Island is on the north side of Botany Bay and it is connected with a wooden bridge to the suburb of La Perouse. It is famous not only from the movie Mission Impossible II, but also from the number of dives that offers in the one site.
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Snorkeling in Hanson Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia Australia
The Hanson Bay is off the South Coast Road and lies between Kelly Hill Caves and the Flinders Chase National Park in the south western corner of Kangaroo Island. The spot is a unique secret surfing destination for experienced practitioners. Occasional sand banks and a permanent rocky point break are the main elements of one and only Hanson Bay.
With abundant marine life close to shore and crystal clear water, the Hanson Bay offers great spectacular snorkelling opportunities. The reef makes for an interesting, shallow dive, but be careful when there is a swell running! Its maximum depth reaches down to 6 m/19 ft and the spot is ideal for divers of all levels of difficulty. So make sure you pack your mask!
Flinders Chase National Park in the west of the island offers an alternative getaway, where koalas bask in the gum trees and seals basking on the beach. Don’t get surprised if kangaroos, wallabies, echidnas, goannas and Platypi come across your way.