13th October 2017 – 30m Visibility holds at South Solitary Island

It was another amazing day diving South Solitary Island. We were welcomed with 21 degrees water temperature, 30m visibility and rather calm surface conditions on the northern end of the island. Everyone on board thoroughly enjoyed both dives and saw plenty of amazing things including Grey Nurse Sharks, Bullrays, Slipper Lobsters crawling the bottom, Lionfish,…

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8th October 2017 – 21 degrees at South Solitary!

With the current still moving around South Solitary Island, divers were shocked with 21 degrees and blue water! Fish were in the masses around Manta Arch, Cleaner and Shark Gutters, seeing over a dozen Grey Nurse Sharks, Barnie the Loggerhead Turtle, Lionfish, Bullrays, Eaglerays, Black Cod, Blue Groupers, nudibranchs and loads of schooling fish. Congratulations Phoebe…

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5th October 2017 – Congratulations Newly Certified Divers!

Water conditions at South Solitary Island had unfortunately deteriorated overnight. We opted to dive at Split Solitary Island where the water clarity was quite nice! Lots of Nudibranches, Moray Eels, Lionfish, Juvenile Blue Angel Fish and an Eastern Blue Devil Fish were just some of the highlights! Vis 10-15m, temp 19c. Congratulations to Max and…

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29th September 2017 – Friday Dive Day!

South Solitary Island was a pleasant surprise for our divers today. Conditions had improved since our last visit, as divers encountered over half a dozen Grey Nurse Sharks, Spanish Dancers, Baby Cuttlefish, Blue angelfish, Blue Groupers, Nudibranchs, Black Cod, Juvenile Clown Trigger Fish, Moray Eel and plenty of schooling fish. Manta Arch, Cleaner Station, Shark…

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26th September 2017 – Divers get close to Grey Nurse Sharks!

Divers and Snorkelers had a couple of memorable dives out at South Solitary Island today. Forecasted conditions made for a bit of a challenge, though all divers handled the chop very well. Due to what looked like an algae blooom, visibility varied quite drastically from site to site, though all divers experienced very close encounters of…

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12th September 2017 – Humpback Whales Swim underneath Snorkelers!

It was another successful whale swim this morning, upon leaving the harbour, we were lucky enough to come across a pod of 5 playful whales. Straightaway the whales directed themselves towards and came within 100 meters from the boat so we were unable to jump in the water due to strict guidelines, so we backed…

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3rd September 2017 – Clear Blue Water on the Coffs Coast!

Split Solitary was today’s island of choice. Despite the slight breeze from the north west, mikes mooring offered our divers protection and produced a couple of great blue water dives. Split offered an abundance of marine life, including Crayfish, Turtles, whales singing in the distance, wobbygongs, nudibranchs, Moray Eels, Coral Trout, Blue Groupers, Bullseye schools,…

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