Dive 1 had Grey Nurse Sharks in the shallows of Shark Gutters along with Cleaner Station and Boulder Wall. Meanwhile out wider a glimpse of a couple Hammerheads and the squadron of Cow Rays also appeared for a short time. Visibility was about 15 meters in the shallows. Dive 2 was the usual abundant fishlife of…Details
Another great day of diving at South Solitary Island today. Whilst Buchanan’s Wall was a haven for Eagle Rays and Turtles, the northern end of the island was buzzing with schooling Kingfish, BIG Black Cod and at least 20 Grey Nurse Sharks!
Vis 10-12m at Buchanan’s, 8m at the top end. Temp 20c
The ocean this morning looked beautiful and flat!! We had the pleasure of taking some of the BDC kids snorkeling at Mutton Bird Island although the water was a little cooler than expected once in the water everyone had a blast!! Lots of fish, Nudibranchs, Turban Snails, Sea Urchins and so many beautiful colours on…Details
South Solitary Island showed it’s true beauty today! The northern end of the island was buzzing with life. Grey Nurse Sharks, Black Cod, Green Turtles, Lionfish, and schooling Tarwhine were just some of the highlights on dive one! Dive two was a leisurely drift from Shark Gutters to the Gantry. More Grey Nurse, Bullrays, two…Details
The sun was out and the wind had dropped right off, this made an easy trip out to South Solitary Island on our boat Wild Fin. Dive one was at Cleaner Station and dive two was a Drift from Shark Gutters down to South Boulder. Both dives had lots to see including Grey Nurse Sharks,…Details
Although the Northerly winds made it a little choppy on the surface everyone had a really good time underwater. Dive one was at Manta Arch/Cleaner Station, we saw lots of Grey Nurse Sharks at both locations, the visibility wasn’t amazing but this just made the encounters even more exciting with the sharks!! A drift from…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
We would like to congratulate our local Divemaster Bryce Moody on recently becoming a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor!!! Bryce travelled down to Sydney and done the Instructor Development Course which fine tunes and develops your skills to teach scuba diving. He then done a three day exam which included Written exams, Knowledge Development presentations, Confined Water…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
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
South Solitary Island treated us with beautiful sunshine and good visibility, the surface was a little choppy which made everyone keen to get off the boat!! Manta Arch had about 15 Grey Nurse Sharks and some of them were getting very close. Dive two was a drift from Shark Gutters around the corner to The…Details
Wild Fin headed out to South Solitary again today in perfect conditions. Dive one saw our divers drop in to Manta Arch, where 30+ Grey Nurse were seen between the arch and back gutter. After a nice long surface interval, with a spot of whale watching thrown in for good measure, We dropped in to…Details
Today’s dives at South Solitary Island were nothing short of amazing! The whole island was exploding with life! Dive one was at Manta arch, with some very close encounters with 20+ grey nurse! On dive two, our divers were lucky enough to spot 2 Hammerhead Sharks just near 5m rock, that were cruising towards Boulder…Details
With “Wild Fin” full of excited divers, we shot out to South Solitary Island for this mornings dives. The calm sea allowed us to start and finish our first dive at Manta Arch. Our divers swam with a dozen or so Grey Nurse Sharks as they made their way under the arch while a huge…Details
The conditions this morning were perfect to make the 1 hour trip up to North Solitary Island for 2 dives. We dived at Anemone Bay and Fish Soup, both dives were amazing with 25m visibility and so much to see. One group was lucky enough to see a school of 20 Hammer Head Sharks cruise…Details
The weather report was 100% correct today, with ocean like a mill pond and the water a beautiful blue colour everyone on the boat was super keen to get in!! Lots of Grey Nurse Sharks at the arch with some very BIG females cruising around. Our divers spotted about 5 turtles near the top end…Details
We couldn’t of asked for better conditions today as we steamed out to South Solitary Island for a double dive. Grey Nurse Sharks, Turtles, King-fish, Snapper, Black Cod and beautiful Nudibranchs were just some of the life seen today. There was a large male Green Sea Turtle getting very close to the students near 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
The two dives at South Solitary Island today were exploding with life!! Manta Arch had about 15 Grey Nurse Sharks, some very large Wobbygongs, a Mantis Shrimp and a massive school of Cow-nose Rays drifting in the current. The Gantry had lots of Turtles, Moray Eels, Blue Tangs, Basslets and Nudibranchs. Vis 15-20m Temp 20c…Details
It was a beautiful morning to be under the water!! Visibility was 15-20m at South Solitary Island and with the sun beaming down, it was picture perfect underwater. Eastern Blue Groper, Cow nose rays, Lionfish, and much more were seen today. The highlight of the day was Barney the Loggerhead Turtle, she was hanging around…Details