24th January 2019 Two Island Snorkel and Dive

1 year ago

Grey Nurse Sharks - Manta Arch Dive Site, Solitary Islands by Jetty Dive
Both boats ventured out to south Solitary Island today packed with excited divers and snorkelers. The Divers and Snorkelers all dropped in at the top end of the island, the snorkelers drifted round to South Boulder, whilst the divers explored Shark Gutters. Visibility was a down a little from the previous day, put heaps to see in the water, Grey nurse Sharks, Black Cod, Bull rays, schools of Tarwhine and Bullseyes.
After Morning tea Wildfin, packed with snorkelers, decided to make their way to Grouper Island to get more protection from the wind.
Whilst 2 Wild stayed to do Dive two with a drift from Shark Gutters to South Boulder. Boulder Wall was full of marine life, Grey Nurse Sharks, Wobbegong Sharks, schools of Surgeon fish, and one group of divers topped the day off when they saw a dozen Hammerhead Sharks.


Vis 10 Metres Water Temp 21 degrees