23th March 2019 – Great conditions at South Solitary Island

23th March 2019 – Great conditions at South Solitary Island

South Solitary turned it on for both of our dive boats today, with 26 degree water and stunning 25m visibility. While 2 Wild moored at Buchanan's wall, Wildfin's divers got in at Manta Arch, finding 10+ Grey Nurse Sharks in the Arch, elsewhere the divers got among cuttlefish, Bull Rays and Wobbegongs Dive two was a…

Friday 22nd March – Great conditions for CHEC Students

Friday 22nd March – Great conditions for CHEC Students

Today was a great way to start the weekend with flat seas and warm water. While the visibility had dropped slightly since last weekend the water is nice as ever. Dive one at Shark Gutters had the CHEC student group diving with huge schools of fish on boulder wall, A Numb Ray and large Black Cod.…

20th March 2019 – Warm and Clear water in the Arch

20th March 2019 – Warm and Clear water in the Arch

A top day at Manta Arch today, with clear 30 mtr visibility water and holding at a warm 25c temp. Our small group of divers enjoyed the conditions with the help of 6 Grey Nurse Sharks cruising around the arch through schools of Silver Trevally. Around the outskirts of the area were loads of fish including…

March 17th 2019 – Great conditions despite the forecast

March 17th 2019 – Great conditions despite the forecast

Today all the elements lined up to give a perfect day of diving at South Solitary. Despite some overcast weather leaving the marina the conditions quickly improved, with no wind, swell and that wonderful blue water still hanging around. We hopped in at Manta Arch for dive one, finding good numbers of Grey Nurse Sharks, Eagle…

March 16th 2019 – Two Boats out on Great Conditions

March 16th 2019 – Two Boats out on Great Conditions

Despite the rainy conditions both 2 wild and Wildfin shot out to South Solitary Island and were rewarded with excellent warm, blue water. 2 Wild went around to the east side of the island, finding ten or more Grey Nurse Sharks under Manta Arch before drifting to Cleaner Station. While Wildfin’s divers got in at Shark…

15 March 2019 – Student Diver Day

15 March 2019 – Student Diver Day

Today we had a boat full of excited students all ready to do their first open water dives. Arriving at South Solitary Island the blue water only increased excitement aboard Wildfin. For the first dive we jumped in at Buchanan's Wall where our divers saw Wobbegongs, Black Cod, Turtles and Cuttlefish. For our second dive we…

11th March 2019 – Black Cod Galore

11th March 2019 – Black Cod Galore

Monday diving turned out to be quite enjoyable although our visibility has dropped a bit. Around 10-15 mtrs at the Northern end and 15 Mtrs along the western side, South Solitary Island was very pleasant, both under and above.  Today was the annual Black Cod survey, and had a total count of 20, which is one…

10th March 2019 – Fish Soup at North Boulder

10th March 2019 – Fish Soup at North Boulder

The clear water at South Solitary is on the come back!! Buchanan's Wall had about 15-20m visibility and the drift from the northern end down to The Gantry was very much the same. Both dives had plenty to see including Bullrays, Eagle rays, Lionfish, lots of Green Sea Turtles near The Gantry, a Stars-and-Stripes Toadfish near…

9th March 2019 – Two Boats Head Out To South Solitary Island

9th March 2019 – Two Boats Head Out To South Solitary Island

Two boats headed out to South Solitary island today full of excited divers, Wildfin was full of certified divers so they dropped in at Archers Cave, heaps to see in the cave, Black Cod, Wobbegong Sharks, Nudibranchs, Bull eyes, heaps of macro life were also spotted. After morning tea both boats headed up to the Northern…

Where to find us.

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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