Today’s diving started with some very poor visibility at the Southern end of the Island on Dive 1 and finished with reasonably clear 10-15 mtrs Vis around the Gap on Dive 2. Although it was a very low vis, they still saw heaps of Nudibranchs, a Lionfish and Wobbygongs on Dive 1. Dive 2 was…Details
Well after 19 days out of the water we finally made it out to South Solitary Island!! Although the visibility was nothing flash our divers still had a good time. There were lots of Turtles, Lionfish, Blue Gropers and Tarwhine, Grey Nurse Sharks even the odd Wobbygong getting face to face with some divers. Congratulations…Details
Again we had great conditions for diving at South Solitary Island today. Manta Arch was full of Grey Nurse, plus two huge Eagle Rays! The Boulder Wall was today’s highlight. Schools of Tarwhine, Goatfish, Bullseyes and Pomfrets by the thousands. Turtles, Black Cod and loads of Wobbegongs hanging out here too!
Vis 15-20m, temp 23c.
There was not a lot we didn’t see on our dives at South Solitary Island today! Grey Nurse Sharks, Black Cod, Lionfish, schools of Tarwhine and Mangrove Jack were all spotted by our divers on today’s first dive at the Cleaner Station. Dive two was a leisurely one way swim from the Cleaner Station to…Details
No better way to spend a Saturday then under the water at South Solitary Island! Both dives were great with our divers spotting Grey Nurse and Wobbegong Sharks, Black Cod, Moray Eels and two of these, very cool Nudibranches!
Vis 10-12m, temp 19c.
Spectacular conditions for diving today! The calm blue water at South Solitary allowed our divers to venture into the back gutters on the western side of the island. Here we found 15 or more Grey Nurse patrolling the shallows. Amongst the Grey Nurse, we spotted Bull Rays, Turtles, Black Cod, Blue Angel Fish and loads…Details
Manta Arch at South Solitary Island rated as a Special Dive in Australia by dive article “So special is the Solitary Islands Marine Park, established 25 years ago to protect the unique marine life the environment holds, that we nominated it as one of our favourite places to dive for a recent article by…Details
With a calm sea and a great bunch of divers, we were feeling lucky, Leopard Shark Lucky! Buchanans Wall was our first choice, followed by a drift from Cleaner Station to the Gantry. Highlights today were a couple of Leopard Sharks, Eagle Rays, Black Cods, the usual Schooling Fish, our friendly Turtles, Orangutan Crab, Nudis…Details
We have planned and booked a great getaway to Lord Howe Island in March next year and have a fantastic group deal. But this comes with a catch! We need to have a minimum number on the trip to get the special priced Flights. Along with this is a requirement to have the booking confirmed…Details
There is no better way to spend a Saturday then underwater at South Solitary Island! Sheltered from the southerly breeze, today’s dives were held at the northern end of the island. Grey Nurse Sharks, Black Cod, a HUGE Lionfish, schooling Tarwhine and a cute yellow Box Fish were just some of today’s highlights. Vis 10-15m,…Details
What a day! North Solitary was 2 Wilds destination, seeing loads of anemones, Spanish Dancer, Hand Fish, Cowfish, close ups with Turtles, Colourful Nudis, Groupers, Black Cod, Eagle Rays, Crayfish, Eels and loads of Schooling Fish action. Wild fin also had a group of divers and snorkelers at South Solitary Island where we were greeted…Details
Yet another amazing day of diving at South Solitary Island! Among all of the usual creatures including Grey Nurse Sharks, Black Cod, Octopus and Kingfish, our divers also spotted a Hammerhead Shark and a Dusky Whaler!
Congratulations to Bryce on passing his instructor exams in Sydney today. Well done Mate!
Vis 15m, temp 21c
With the first group finished with their diving and the second group on the way, Tufi in PNG has produced some great diving. A mix of wall and reef diving offshore and coral diving in the beautiful Fiords. Great visibility and massive amount of fish life from pelagics and Sharks to Clownfish. Highlight of 2…Details
Students and certified divers experienced some close encounters with Grey Nurse Sharks at South Solitary Island. Dives were at the Northern End, seeing many Turtles, Grey Nurse Sharks, Wobbygongs, Nudis, Schooling Fish, Bull Rays, Crayfish, Octopus, Groupers, Black Cod, and an array or Wrasse. Congratulations Tom, Matthew, Liam, and Liam in completing their Open Water…Details
Great diving at South Solitary Island today. Manta Arch was our first port of call. Although the Arch was free of sharks, there was still plenty of action! Black Cod, schooling Trevally, and some massive Bullrays were just some of the highlights. Taking advantage of the slight current, dive two was a drift from the…Details
Following Week Forecast and Updates Welcome to the latest addition in keeping everyone informed and up to date with what is going on for the following week at Jetty Dive Centre. School holidays haven’t started very good at all, this weekends forecast is defiantly for surfing not diving!! We do have some people booked on…Details
With “Wild Fin” loaded with excited divers, we shot out to South Solitary for this mornings dives. Sheltered from the northerly, Buchanan’s Wall was our first port of call. While the wall was covered in Lionfish, Nudibranches and lazing Wobbegong Sharks, the islands Southern end was busy with plenty of fish, including a school of…Details
The Easter long weekend is here! And it was a great day of diving at South Solitary Island. Grey Nurse Sharks and two Emperor Angle Fish were just some of today’s highlights. Also, another Orangutan Crab, Black Cods, swimming Wobbygongs, Bullrays, and clouds of Schooling Fish. Happy Easter from all the crew here at Jetty…Details
Andrew, Bryce and Lindsay decided to get out early and before the big blow for an easy dive from the Coffs Harbour Jetty, it eventuated into a small clean up of the rubbish under the jetty!!! The boys found lots of different bits and pieces including Iphones, cups, fishing rods, 4 pairs of sunglasses, knives,…Details
Amazing school of Cow Rays along with Grey Nurse and Dusky Whalers were on the list of sights today at Manta Arch on Dive 1 and then again on Boulder Wall on Dive 2 . Along with all the normal attractions of turtles, schools of Tarwhine and huge Bull Rays, The divers could not stop…Details