Grand Traverse Bay, a 51 km/ 32 mi long, 16 km/ 10 mi wide bay of Lake Michigan, is divided in two by the old Mission Peninsula. It is coextensive with the Grand Traverse Bay Underwater Preserve that contains numerous shipwrecks. One of the confirmed shipwrecks of the region is the Metropolis.
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Snorkeling in Point Peron, Perth, Western Australia Australia
Point Peron is located in Rockingham, which is at about 47 km/29 mi in the south-west of Perth. Point Peron is a popular dive site amongst divers and snorkelers. It is an interesting spot with many swim throughs, a couple of large caves and some limestone reefs with an abundance of marine life. Snorkelers are able to see colorful nudibranchs, beautiful soft corals, sea anemones, octopus and sea stars. Furthermore, you can dive this site at any time of the year.
The spot is suitable for all snorkelers, as it is easy and shallow. The average depth here, is at 4 m/13.1 ft and the maximum is at 7 m/23 ft. In addition, visibility is medium and varies from 5 m/16.4 ft to 10 m/32.8 ft. Finally, it should be mentioned that it is usually crowded, so if you wish to avoid the crowds, you can dive early in the morning. Note: be careful boat traffic.