10th January 2019 – Visibility on the improve!

10th January 2019 – Visibility on the improve!

Diving conditions at South Solitary are on the improve with visibility ranging from 10-15m today. Water temp has also risen slightly to 22c. Shark Gutters, Cleaner Station and Boulder Wall were all home to Grey Nurse Sharks, Black Cod, Eagle Rays and some pretty cool Nudi's. Our resident Angler Fish and Giant Cuttle are also hanging…

9th January 2019 – Awesome Critters at South Solitary Island

9th January 2019 – Awesome Critters at South Solitary Island

We had some awesome marine life at South Solitary Island today during our two dives at Buchanan's Wall and the top end of the Island!! Although both dives had a cool layer on the bottom it was rather clear down at depth. Both dives had so much to see including Blue Groupers, Lionfish, Turtles, Nudibranchs, a…

8th January 2019 – First Time Divers Hang Out with Grey Nurse Sharks

8th January 2019 – First Time Divers Hang Out with Grey Nurse Sharks

With both boats loaded with excited divers we shot out to South Solitary Island for two great dives. Shark Gutters and the Cleaner Station were buzzing with life! Our first time divers even got to mix with the Grey Nurse Sharks. Turtles, Bullrays, Wobbegongs and Black Cod were found in the gutters while the Boulder Wall…

07 January 2019 – Nudipalooza!!

07 January 2019 – Nudipalooza!!

With conditions easing further we were able to concentrate on the top end of South Solitary for both dives for the first time in quite a while. There was plenty to see at Cleaner Station on dive one including six Grey Nurse Sharks packed into the Shark Gutters swim-through, Bullrays, Black Cod, Box Fish and a…

06 January 2019 – North and South Solitary island

06 January 2019 – North and South Solitary island

With surface conditions easing greatly, Too Wild cruised up to North Solitary, whilst Wildfin jetted out to South Solitary for some rather pleasant diving. Wildfin's divers dropped in at Manta Arch for dive one, A grey nurse, several different Nudibranchs, a Scorpion Leaf Fish were amongst the highlights there. Meanwhile Too Wild's divers rolled in at…

5th January 2019 – Giant Cuttlefish at South Solitary Island

5th January 2019 – Giant Cuttlefish at South Solitary Island

Despite a few bumps along the way, we made our way out to South Solitary Island for a couple of great dives. Sheltered from the wind, Buchanan's Wall made for a great first dive. Turtles, Bull Rays, Lionfish and some pretty cool Nudibranchs were just some of the highlights. Dive two was spent drifting from Shark…

4th January 2019 – South Solitary Island home to so much life!

4th January 2019 – South Solitary Island home to so much life!

Despite the sub-optimal surface conditions both boats managed to cruise out smoothly to South Solitary for some EPIC diving! Dive one saw Wildfin's divers drop in at Buchanan's Wall for a memorable dive. A Grey Nurse, Green Turtle, Dwarf Lionfish and a Marionia Cyanobranchiata Nudibranch (today's picture from our instructor Nathan) were the highlights of the dive.…

3rd January 2019 – Big Current at South Solitary

3rd January 2019 – Big Current at South Solitary

Plenty of water moving around the island today which made for a very exciting drift dive! Exploring Buchanan's Wall dive one and Shark Gutters to the Gantry Dive two via all of the gutters, our divers got to mix with plenty of Grey Nurse Sharks, Turtles, Morays, Black Cod, a Cowfish and even a Giant Cuttlefish!…

02 January 2019 – First dive of the New Year!

02 January 2019 – First dive of the New Year!

With good conditions prevailing, Wildfin headed out to South Solitary for some solid new year diving! First dive saw our divers drop in at Buchanan's Wall, a lone Grey Nurse, Banded Coral shrimp, Nudibranchs and a pregnant male pipefish were seen! After the surface interval the divers rolled in at Shark Gutters for a drift dive…

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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