The Elephant coast is located at the eastern seaboard of South Africa. It stretches along the Indian Ocean in the east, it borders with Mozambique in the north while the south-west lies on the Zululand. The spot is extended inland across the Lubombo mountains and the famous Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve, which is the oldest in Africa and home to the big 5.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
Snorkeling in Yanchep Beach, Perth, Western Australia Australia
Yanchep beach is an interesting dive location that is very popular amongst snorkelers and divers. Snorkelers 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. 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. It should be mentioned that, Yanchep beach is usually crowded, especially during weekends. Furthermore, the spot provides with useful facilities, like a large car park and a kiosk. 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 snorkelers of all levels.