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
Today’s diving at South Solitary Island was simply magic! If you have ever wanted to dive with Grey Nurse Sharks, Bull Rays, Eagle Rays, Turtles, Giant Black Cod and a trillion schooling fish, then this is the place to be!! Our divers saw all of this on just one dive!
Vis 15m, temp 24c.
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
A small crew of divers on 2 wild and a strong northerly breeze made for a quick trip out to Split Solitary Island. Turtle Cove and Mikes mooring were the days dive sites, seeing an abundance of marine life including Wobbygongs, Nudibranchs, tones of corals, Moray Eels, Giant Painted Crays, Slipper Crays, Baby faced Porcupine…Details
The blow from the South has pushed in some blue, warm water. Both dives today were at South Solitary Island with the first at Buchanans Wall, our divers had some friendly Clown Fish, Turtles and a huge Eagle Ray at the safety stop. Dive two was a sensational drift from Shark gutters down to The…Details
Wow! What a day of diving! South Solitary Island was buzzing with life. Buchanan’s Wall was the ideal location for today’s first dive. Big schools of Bullseyes, Damsels and Tarwhine were congregating at the shallow end of the wall while some big Wobbegong Sharks were guarding the bottom down deep. The choppy entry into Shark…Details
Underwater at South Solitary Island was the ideal way to escape today’s heat. Buchanan’s Wall was the top spot for today’s first dive. Turtles, Grey Nurse and a single Hammerhead Shark were the highlights on this dive. Round two was a drift from Shark Gutters to the Gantry. About 8 Grey Nurse packed the Shark…Details
Today we had and easy trip out to South Solitary Island and a very relaxing morning soaking up the sun. The divers had the privilege to see about 10 Grey Nurse Sharks packed into Cleaner Station cave, lots of turtles at the gap, Octopus, Nudibranchs, Lionfish and huge schools of Pomfreds. We would like to…Details
From South Solitary to Grouper Island, divers faced some pretty wild conditions on the surface. Nevertheless, our keen divers embraced some great dives under the sea, seeing half a dozen Grey Nurse Sharks, Groupers, Masses of Schooling Fish, Crayfish, Turtle, Black Cod, Nudis, a Giant Cuttlefish and lots of Anemone Fish.