We had Wildfin and 2Wild completely packed today with Students and certified divers, once at South Solitary Island the northern end was the suitable site due to a steady southerly winds blowing. Dive one our divers saw lots of schooling fish, Bullrays, Blue Spotted rays, Grey Nurse Sharks, a large Kidako Moray Eel and some…Details
For the first dives of 2017 2018 we loaded up both boats and headed out to South Solitary. After a pleasant ride out, our divers dropped in at south boulder for the first dive. the divers from Wildfin saw Grey Nurse Sharks, a large Shovelnose Ray, a Jawfish, Balling Catfish, Turtles and a Sandbar Shark.…Details
The last day’s diving of 2017 was brilliant!! Dive one all divers slipped into Shark Gutters and descended onto a number of Grey Nurse Sharks, our divers went on to see Black Cod, Batfish, Lionfish, Boxfish, nudibranchs and an Orangutan Crab. After a brief morning tea/surface interval our divers dropped in at Shark Gutters for…Details
This morning both boats loaded up with divers and set out for South Solitary. Conditions were forecast to be windy, but we were right not to trust the Forecast, conditions were quite OK! “2 Wild” stopped off at Buchanan’s Wall/Cable trail for dive one, while “Wildfin” steamed up to the Gantry. Turtles, Wobbegongs, a juvenile…Details
Once again South Solitary Island provided us with some great conditions today! All of the action was spotted at the northern end of the island. Grey Nurse Sharks, Bull Rays, Black Cod, Turtles, Nudibranchs, bat fish and lots of schooling Tarwhine!
Vis a beautiful 20-25m, temp 22-23C
Great conditions continue at the lighthouse today. Divers swam with and around Hammer Head Sharks, Grey Nurse Sharks, all kinds of Turtles, Blue Groupers, Black Cod, Moray Eels, Bull Rays, Wobbegongs, Nudibranchs, Octopus, loads of Schooling fish and many more creatures of the sea. Congratulations Kylie, Cameron, Rod and Chris in completing the PADI Open…Details
Divers left the rain on the main land and found the sun out at South Solitary Island. The visibility was amazing! Divers encountered plenty of Turtles, Grey Nurse Sharks, Blue Groupers, Black Cod, Moray Eels, Lionfish, Bull Rays, Wobbegongs and masses of schooling fish.
Visibility 20-25m Temperature 21-23c
Excellent diving conditions at South Solitary Island today! Some of our divers even spotted a school of Hammerheads!
Lots of Grey Nurse Sharks, Turtles, Black Cod, Lion Fish, Box fish, Barracuda and schooling Tarwhine!
Vis 15m, temp 21c
Visibility had improved significantly, making our Christmas eve dive a memorable one! Divers and Snorkelers enjoyed Buchanans Wall and the Gantry where we were protected from the wind. The second dive was a drift from Shark Gutters to the Gantry seeing loads of Turtles, Bull Rays, Eagle Rays, Wobbegongs, Moray Eels, Nudibranchs, Yellow Boxfish, Semi-circle…Details
We had a smooth ride out to South Solitary Island this morning. Snorkelers and Divers enjoyed both dives despite the limited visibility, Highlights included some close encounters with Grey Nurse Sharks, Turtles, Bull Rays, Wobbegongs, Nudibranchs, Black Cod, Blue Grouper, anemone fish and loads of schooling fish.
Visibility poor-10m Temperature 20c
After a few days out of the water due to some inclement weather, 2Wild loaded up and set out for South Solitary. Surface conditions were quite pleasant for the ride out, and on arrival the call was made to dive Manta Arch for the first dive. Two male grey nurse were seen by our divers,…Details
We were able to sneak a couple of dives in this morning before the northerly wind picked up. Conditions at South Solitary were still peasant on the surface, though the visibility had declined over night. Divers and snorkelers still saw loads of life underwater including Grey Nurse Sharks, Turtles, huge Bull Rays, Blue Grouper, Black…Details
Conditions continue to amaze both divers and snorkelers. Advanced divers first jumped in at Manta Arch for a deep specialty, while other certified and students dived Buchanans Wall and The Gantry. Second dive used the current to drift from Shark Gutters to The Gantry. On both dives we saw an array of marine life including…Details
Today’s dives were beautiful!! We had a steady northerly wind from when we got to the island until we left and this made for choppy conditions. On the bottom at Buchanan’s Wall we had a few turtles, Bluetangs, Blue Gropers and Nudibranchs along the wall. Dive two was a drift from the top end down…Details
Today was another great day to be underwater! The visibility was still nice despite the strong northerly winds. Loads to see including Eagle Rays, Turtles, Black Cod, Octopus, Trevally and Tarwhine. Congratulations to Nicole, Fredrik, Kay and Max on completing their Discover Scuba Session with us! This is Kay about to Start her dive with…Details
Yet again we had another magic day at South Solitary Island with beautiful warm, blue water. It was a little bumpy on the surface today as we had a steady NW wind but underwater on both dives was amazing. Dive one we dropped in at Buchanan’s Wall to find Turtles, Blue Lipped Anemones, Lionfish, Wobbygongs…Details
Conditions again were just magic! Students and snorkelers enjoyed the warm blue water currently at South Solitary Island, seeing an array of marine life including Turtles, Grey Nurse Sharks, Crested Horn Sharks, a glimpse of a Hammer Head Shark, Wobbegongs, Bull Rays, Eagle Rays, Semi-circle Angle-fish, Shovel-nose Ray/Shark, Black Cod, Blue Groupers, Nudibranchs, and schooling…Details
We had perfect conditions out at the lighthouse. Grey Nurse Sharks and a glimpse of a Hammer Head were sighted at Manta Arch for the first dive. The second dive used the current to drift from Shark Gutters to South Boulder. Highlights were Eagle Rays, Turtles, Shovel-nose Ray/shark, Black Cod, Blue Groupers, Moray Eels, Nudibranchs,…Details
We had an Advanced Deep dive happening at Manta Arch on dive one while the Open Water Course went to Cleaner Station for some shallower depths. While there were plenty of Grey Nurse Sharks around, the top end of the island had a lot to show including Lionfish, Nudibranchs, Clown Triggerfish, Bullrays, Green Sea Turtles,…Details
Today’s dives were filled with marine life, seeing over a dozen Grey Nurse Sharks in Manta Arch! The second dive used the current to drift from Cleaner Station to South Boulder Wall, also seeing more Grey Nurse Sharks, Loggerhead Turtles, Green Sea Turtles, Wobbegongs, Juvenile Clown Trigger Fish, Lionfish, Black Cod, Blue Grouper, Nudibranchs and…Details