3rd August 2019 – Great Visibility with Grey Nurses at the Solitaries

3rd August 2019 – Great Visibility with Grey Nurses at the Solitaries

Manta Arch turned it on today with great visibility.  The Divers could clearly see the bottom in 30 mtrs of water from the top, the Arch proving a great dive with heaps of sharks. Also spotted was a Spanish Dancer on the Arch Wall and a baby yellow Boxfish. Another sighting that was unusual was a…

28th July 2019 – Manta Arch and Boulder Wall

28th July 2019 – Manta Arch and Boulder Wall

With Manta Arch accessible today, our divers took advantage of the calmer conditions before the wind picked up. Roughly 15 sharks around the Arch area, indicating they are happier in shallow water on the northern side of South Solitary island with as many sharks at Boulder Wall.  Again, it was great diving with that many sharks,…

27th July 2019 – Sharks galore at Boulder Wall

27th July 2019 – Sharks galore at Boulder Wall

Forecast looked great for today, however a northerly chop made it slower going on the way out to South Solitary Island. A bit of swell had built overnight too, so the northern end of the island was sloppy, but the best choice to dive. Dive 1 was around Cleaner Station, whilst Dive 2 was a trip…

26th July 2019 – Happy Friday At South Solitary Island

26th July 2019 – Happy Friday At South Solitary Island

After a quick trip out to the island one group of divers got in at Manta Arch, and Student divers got in at Cleaner Station. All divers saw Grey nurse Sharks, Bullrays, Moray eels, Black Cod, also Barney the resident Loggerhead Turtle having a nap. After Morning tea all divers got in at Cleaner Station and…

21 July 2019 – Sharks Galore at South Solitary Island

21 July 2019 – Sharks Galore at South Solitary Island

After a bumpy ride out, Manta Arch was decided for dive one hiding from a strong north west wind. Divers got amongst at least Thirty Grey Nurse Sharks in the Arch, also spotted were Wobbegong Sharks, Schooling Trevelly, and a couple of Black Cod. We decided Split Solitary Island would be the best place for the…

20th July 2019 –  “PADI WOMEN’S DIVE DAY” – South Solitary Island

20th July 2019 – “PADI WOMEN’S DIVE DAY” – South Solitary Island

After a quick trip out to the South Solitary the top end of the island was the pick for dive one. Heaps of marine life around, half a dozen Grey Nurse Sharks were spotted, Bullrays, Schooling Tarwhine, Bull eyes and a lonely Hawksbill Turtle. For Padi Women's Day, Deb made a Potato Cake it was Gorgeous,…

17th July 2019 – South Solitary Island Ticked All The Boxes Today

17th July 2019 – South Solitary Island Ticked All The Boxes Today

After a smooth trip out all divers dropped in at Shark Gutters, at least a dozen Grey Nurse Sharks were spotted in between the Mooring Line and the Third Gutter. Heaps of Schooling fish, Bull eyes, Tarwhine, Pomfreds , two Eagle rays were also spotted and a huge Green Turtle. After morning tea it was decided…

13th July 2019 – Grey Nurse Galore!

13th July 2019 – Grey Nurse Galore!

Descending down the mooring line at Shark Gutters, our divers found themselves amongst the action as 20 plus Grey Nurse sharks were congregating in the area.  Turtles, black cod, spanish dancers and a juvenile anglerfish added to the highlights. Taking advantage of the East Australian Current, dive two was spent drifting along the boulder wall. Big…

11th July 2019 – Sharks Galore South Solitary Island

11th July 2019 – Sharks Galore South Solitary Island

All divers were keen to get in the water today as quick as possible, as the north west wind was quite cold. Manta Arch was decided for dive one hiding from the wind, at least twenty Grey Nurse Sharks were spotted in and around the Arch, also in the back gutter a couple of juvenile Grey…

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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.

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