Victoria is the second-smallest state of Australia. It borders with New South Wales to the north and Tasman Sea to the east. The unique combination of spectacular coastline, pristine beaches, numerous national parks, dense forests and mountains attract visitors all year long and offer a plethora of activities to sport lovers.
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Scuba Diving in Flagstaff, North Head, New South Wales Australia
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.