Stenhouse Bay is a small settlement at the southern end of the Yorke Peninsula in South Australia, on the eastern side of Innes National Park. This is a dive spot which is not for the faint-hearted, and should definitely be attempted when the swell is at a minimum.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
Scuba Diving in MV Malabar Wreck, Sydney, New South Wales Australia
The spot is appropriate for all levels of divers. The average depth here is at 9 m/29.5 ft and the maximum depth is at 10 m/32.8 ft. Visibility rate is medium at around 5 m/16.4 ft long or more and it can be dived all year long. 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.
To dive the site from the shore, drive to end of Fishermans road and park in the parking area above the boat ramp, walk along the rock platform right out to the point and then around to the east.
Expect to see the whole engine where you can swim around it, a large propeller, mast supports, bollards and other pieces of wreck throughout the area. Apart from the wreck, divers may come across with huge numbers of bream, yellow-tail and other fish.