Scuba Diving in Flagstaff, North Head, New South Wales Australia

Maximum Depth:
North Head is the northern headland of the entrance to Sydney Harbor. All along this section, there are several excellent dive sites.

Flagstaff is an excellent shallow dive, on the harbor side of North Head. The maximum depth is about 12 m/39 ft and it is appropriate for less experienced divers. Water temperature is up to 21°C/69.8°F degrees in summer and early autumn months and between 14-18°C/57.2-64.4°F in winter.

The visibility here is a little below average. As you dive north you are able to see port jackson sharks, cuttlefish, weedy sea dragons, stingrays and blind sharks. Finally, lucky divers may come across with a fairy penguin as the colony is close by. Apart from diving, there is a variety of activities, attractions, restaurants and bars available along Sydney’s northern peninsula.

Note: book a boat dive in one of the many scuba schools located in the area.