Yet again today’s dives were amongst the Solitary Islands best. Students and Certified divers explored all of Buchanans Wall to Cable Trail for the first, then taking advantage of the current for a drift from Cleaner Station to South Boulder, seeing a Half-circled Angelfish, Blue Groupers, Turtles, Moray Eels, Bull Rays, Anemone fish, Schooling Fish,…Details
Warm and Blue were just some highlights today. Despite the bumpy ride 2 Wild ventured to North Solitary to explore Anemone Bay, seeing a couple of Leopards Sharks, a Dusky Whaler, Eagle Rays, Turtles, Barracuda, Clown Trigger fish, Black Cods and Anemones for days. Wild Fin also had a boat full of students and divers headed…Details
In search of blue water, “2 Wild”, took us to South, South West and Split Solitary Island’s today. Jumping in at South West Solitary first, our divers spotted Morays, Octopus, Wobbegong Sharks and lots of different Nudibranches. Split Solitary Island was our next pick. Lionfish, Crested Horn Sharks, schools of Sweep and a friendly Green…Details
Although today’s visibility was a little basic, our divers made the most of today’s dives. Moray Eels, Wobbegong Sharks, Lionfish, two monster Bullrays and our resident juvenile Clown Trigger were all spotted at Buchanan’s Wall. Seeking clearer water, we ventured to Split Solitary Island for today’s 2nd dive. Lots of schooling Pomfrets, Trevally, Nudibranches and…Details
Our small crew of divers and snorkelers enjoyed a smooth trip out to South Solitary Island. The southerly change in wind placed our dives around Cleaner Station to South Boulder Wall, enjoying an array of marine life including a Shovel nose Ray, several Bull Rays, Turtles, Spotted Stingrays, Groupers, Black Cod, Crayfish, Nudis, Orangutan Crab, and…Details
With a calmer sea, our divers had a pleasant trip out to South Solitary Island today. Buchanan’s Wall displayed an abundance of life for our divers, including a couple of Giant Bull Rays, Turtles, Wobbygongs, Moray Eels, Abbotts Moray Eels, Nudibranchs, Octopus and loads of schooling fish. We then took advantage of the current, drifting…Details
We had another amazing day out at the Light house today with warm blue water up the northern end of the island and plenty to see. Dive one we dropped in at Buchanan’s Wall to find our cute little Clown trigger, a monster of a Wobbygong and a very shy Octopus. Dive two was a…Details
Divers and Snorkelers escaped the mid week blues to dive both South Solitary and Split Island today. All divers enjoyed a swim from Manta Arch through the gap, to The Gantry, seeing loads of Schooling fish, Turtles, Moray Eels, Black Cods, Parrot Fish, Groupers, a lone Grey Nurse Shark, and Wobbygongs. A change in scenery brought…Details
We had a lumpy NE chop from last nights wind but once at South Solitary Island the warm, blue water was a pleasant surprise. Dive one was at Buchanans wall, above 12m the water was clear and warm and that is where most of the divers stayed. Nudibranchs, Bullseyes and our new local the Juvenile…Details
Perfect conditions to beat the heat today. Students and certified divers enjoyed Buchanan’s Wall for the first and a drift from Shark to the Gantry for the second seeing Bull Rays, Turtles, Black Cod, Blue Groupers, Moray Eels, Wobbygongs, Nudibranchs, Loads of Schooling Fish, Painted Crayfish and many more. Congratulations Jake, Alex, Louise, Nick and…Details
With the birthday boy on board, we shot out to South Solitary Island for two fantastic dives. Buchanan’s Wall was the spot for dive One. Black Cod, Lionfish, Turtles and a baby Clown Triggerfish were just some of the highlights. Taking advantage of the slight current, our divers enjoyed a drift from the Cleaner Station…Details
Today was yet another spectacular day of diving at South Solitary Island. Both southern and northern ends of the island were full of life. Eagle Rays, Turtles, Lionfish, Bull Rays, Wobbegong Sharks and a juvenile Clown Triggerfish were just some of today’s highlights.
Vis 15-20m, temp 24c.
Today was a perfect start to the week as we embraced the warm blue sea at South Solitary Island. All divers swam with Turtles, Lionfish, Box Fish, Groupers, Spanish Dancer, Wobbygongs, Eagle Rays, Abbott’s Eels, Coral Shrimp, Nudibranchs, Schooling Fish, Juvenile Clown Trigger Fish, and Black Cod. Congratulations Jack, Michael, Josh and Madison in completing…Details
South Solitary Island was a world of fun for our divers today. The northerly breeze certainly didn’t hold back the warm blue water, as the students and certified divers encountered Turtles, Octopus, Spanish Dancer, Orangutan Crab, Lionfish, Abbott’s Moray Eels, Wobbygongs, Nudibranchs, Eagle Rays, Blue Groupers, Painted Crayfish, and loads of Schooling fish. Dives were…Details
The north-easterly winds took their toll on the visibility today at South Solitary Island. But whilst the visibility was down, the fish-life was abundant. 8 to 10 Grey Nurse Sharks were in the gutters near Manta Arch, whilst 2 very large Spanish Dancers impressed other divers. A gentle current gave the divers a drift from…Details
It was all about the Scuba today at South Solitary Island. While exploring the northern end, we all encountered over a dozen Grey Nurse Sharks, Wobbygongs, Lionfish, Blue Groupers, Black Cod, Swarms of Schooling fish, Orangutan Crab, Moray Eels, Octopus and a Box Fish.
Vis 12-15 Temp 22c
Sheltered from the northerly breeze, Buchanan’s Wall and the Gantry were ideal locations for this mornings dives. Greeted by a large Turtle not too far from the mooring, our divers spotted plenty on this first dive. Black Cod, Eagle Rays and lots of Wobbegongs Sharks were just some of the highlights. Dive two was a…Details
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
Today’s conditions were again fantastic for diving at South Solitary Island. The warm, blue, tropical water has set the island alive with warm water species. Amongst the Leopard Shark resting in Shark Gutters, our divers spotted Eagle Rays, Bull Rays, Grey Nurse Sharks and a school of Barracuda!
Vis 20-25m, temp 25c.
We were some lucky divers today at South Solitary Island. Calm, Warm and Blue were just some highlights of today’s diving as our Open Water students and certified divers sighted Blue Groupers, Black Cods, Nudis, Wobbygongs, Abbotts Moray Eels, a Cuttlefish, Anemone fish, colourful Wrasse, masses of Schooling Fish, Eagle Rays, Bull Rays, Grey Nurse…Details