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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Spearfishing in Shark Island, Cronulla, New South Wales Australia
The beach features a long stretch of sand, extending from Boat Harbor to North Cronulla. Shark Island is a popular location for spearfishing. To reach Shark Island, you can paddle from Cronulla Point across a flat channel. It is an exposed reef break with some good entry and exit points, depending on the tides.
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. Visibility is generally medium and depends on the current weather conditions. You are able to see an abundant marine life including bream, red morwong, old wives, kingfish and leatherjacket to name just a few.
Keep in mind that the ideal wetsuits for winter are 5mm and 3.5mm for summer. It is advisable to bring with you a flag, in order to avoid a boat accident. Apart from diving, there is a variety of activities, attractions, restaurants and bars that lie on the streets around Cronulla beach.
Note: it is a crowded spot, so watch out for surfers and boat traffic.
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.