Scuba Diving in SS Kelloe, Little Bay, New South Wales Australia

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Little Bay is a coastal suburb of Sydney, at about 14 km/9 mi in the south-east of Sydney's CBD (Central Business District). Little Bay beach nestles between headlands to the south and north, providing with a good shelter from prevailing sea conditions. The SS Kelloe is located at about 1.3 km/0.14 mi off the suburb of Little Bay.

The SS Kelloe was a steam powered collier that sank in 1902. It is considered to be one of the most notable and deeper shipwrecks in Sydney. The average depth here is at 48 m/157.5 ft and the maximum depth is at 51 m/167.3 ft. The spot is appropriate for experienced divers due to its depth.

Visibility is good and varies from 10 m/32.8 ft to 30 m/98.4 ft 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. Divers are able to see the remains of the funnel, two large anchors, copper ingots and propellers.

Note: book a boat dive in one of the many scuba schools located in the area. Apart from diving, there is a variety of activities, attractions, restaurants and bars available along Sydney’s southern peninsula.