The Pillars of Hercules is a great place for scuba diving as well as for snorkeling. The spot is close to the English Harbor in the south of Antigua. The rich marine life and the beautiful formation of the rocks are the two major reasons why the Pillars of Hercules constitute a great spot.
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Snorkeling in Inscription Point, Kurnell, New South Wales Australia
Inscription Point or Captain Cook’s Landing Place is a great spot for snorkeling and diving. It is close to another popular dive spot, the Steps.
Snorkelers are able to witness an amazing marine life with lots of weedy sea dragons amongst the kelp, giant cuttlefish, octopus, moray eel, blue groper, eagle rays, Port Jackson shark, nudibranch, yellowtail and cat fish to name just a few.
The average depth here is at 6 m/19.7 ft and the maximum depth is at 12 m/39.4 ft. Visibility is generally low, but it is better on an incoming tide. 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.
It is a crowded spot, especially during weekends. Finally, Inscription Point is located in the Kurnell National Park, so you are required to pay an entry fee to the park. Note: be careful of divers.
Relevant activites based in Australia
December – AUSTRALIA
River Rafting Tour Class III / IV / V & outdoor experiences on Tully River.
Not an expedition. 21 Days – air travel not included.