7th November 2021 – Clean water on the way

7th November 2021 – Clean water on the way

When we arrived to South Solitary Island we were welcomed to improved visibility. The certified divers got in around the back gutter while the students stuck to the shallows of The Gantry. There was a few Grey Nurse Sharks in the Back Gutter but none at Manta Arch. Turtles, Snapper and Sweep were spotted through the…

7th November 2021 – Rays and Sharks swim with Divers

7th November 2021 – Rays and Sharks swim with Divers

We had much better conditions this morning as we steamed out to South Solitary Island. Dive one we descended down Buchanan's Wall to be welcomed by a large Wobbegong next to the mooring. There were a few turtles in the shallows and a very camouflaged Octopus on the top of the Wall. Dive two we planned…

5th November 2021 – Turtle City at South Solitary Island, Coffs Harbour

5th November 2021 – Turtle City at South Solitary Island, Coffs Harbour

In the comfort of our new boat "Megawild" we made our way to South Solitary Island for two great dives. Protected from the easterly swell, our divers jumped in at Buchanan's Wall for today's first dive. Black Cod, Turtles, Blue Groper, Wobbegong Sharks and loads of Nudi's were spotted on this dive. Dive two was spent…

Tara’s Fave Fish Friday – Old Wifes

Tara’s Fave Fish Friday – Old Wifes

Welcome to Tara’s Fave Fish Friday! Where we explore one of Tara’s favorite fish from the Solitary Islands Marine Park. Today’s fave fish is the Old Wife – Enoplosus Armatus These fish are really close to my heart! We see them on most dives at the Solitary Islands cruising about, almost always in a pair, and…

4th November 2021- South Solitary Island

4th November 2021- South Solitary Island

With only a small group of divers and snorkelers " Mega Wild" steamed out to South Solitary this morning making a quick trip of the calm conditions. Dive one had the divers do a live drop in the Back Gutter, making there way through the gap to the Gantry. At least ten Grey Nurse Sharks were…

2nd November 2011 – Hammerheads and Semicircle Angelfish on the first dive of November

2nd November 2011 – Hammerheads and Semicircle Angelfish on the first dive of November

We headed out to South Solitary for a double dive today on Mega Wild. For the first dive we dived from Manta Arch to Cleaner Station. On this dive we saw some interesting species of Nudibranch, along with some Lionfish blocking the view of them! There was a QLD Groper cruising around some Bream and getting…

Tara’s Fave Fish Friday – Barrier Reef Anenome Fish

Tara’s Fave Fish Friday – Barrier Reef Anenome Fish

Welcome to Tara's Fave Fish Friday! Where we explore one of Tara's favorite fish from the Solitary Islands Marine Park. Today's fave fish is the Barrier Reef Anenome Fish - Amphiprion akindynos   These little guys are a regular at the Solitary Islands Marine Park! We are very lucky to have a lovely mix of tropical…

25th October 2021 – QLD Groper and Hammerhead Sightings!

25th October 2021 – QLD Groper and Hammerhead Sightings!

Today we headed out to South Solitary Island for a double dive! The conditions were lovely at the island with just a bit of surge which influenced us to do our dives on the the Northern side. For both dives we dropped in at Shark Gutters. On the first dive we explored shark gutters and cleaner…

23rd October 2021 – Back Gutter Crowded with Grey Nurse Sharks

23rd October 2021 – Back Gutter Crowded with Grey Nurse Sharks

We headed out to South Solitary Island today and Mega Wild was the choice of transport. Dive one was at Buchanan's Wall, there was schools of Tarwhine and Bulleyes around the mooring and in the shallows. We had a few turtles along the wall along with a monster Numb-Ray down on the sand. Dive two we…

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OFFICE LOCATION

Jetty Dive Centre Dive Shop is at 398 Harbour Drive, Coffs Harbour, NSW 2450. This is where you begin your experiences with us! All Scuba Dives and Snorkelling must check-in before moving to departure point.

BOATS DEPARTURE POINT

All our boats leave from the Public floating pontoon wharf opposite the “Attitude Burgers “ building.

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