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.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
Spearfishing in Little Bay Beach, Little Bay, New South Wales Australia
It is a great location for snorkeling, diving and spearfishing as it is protected and calm. With abundant marine life close to the shore, Little Bay offers great spearfishing opportunities. It is considered to be a shallow dive, with an easy entry point, around the headlands. Its maximum depth drops down at 15 m/49.2 ft and the spot is ideal for all levels of divers.
Visibility rate is pretty good on high 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. The terrain is rocky and you may encounter with bream, red morwong, old wives, kingfish and leatherjacket.
Note: the ideal wetsuits for winter are 5mm and 3.5mm for summer. Finally, it is advisable to bring with you a flag, in order to avoid a boat accident.