12th August 2018 – Giant Cuttlefish At South Solitary Island

12th August 2018 – Giant Cuttlefish At South Solitary Island

After a quick trip out to South Solitary it was decided dive one would be at Buchanan's Wall. At the bottom of the wall a couple of sleeping Turtles were spotted resting on the bottom. Our student divers also saw a lonely Grey Nurse Shark cruising by. After the surface interval 2 Wild headed up to…

11th August 2018 Open Water Students Explore South Solitary Island

11th August 2018 Open Water Students Explore South Solitary Island

After a bumpy ride out to South Solitary, all divers got in at Shark Gutters. Conditions under water were great! Lots of schooling fish including Tarwhine, Bream, Goat fish and Bulleyes. Our divers also swam with half a dozen Grey Nurse Sharks and a couple of Turtles. It was decided due to the wind getting stronger…

Wednesday 8th August 2018-Amazing Whale Swim Encounter

Wednesday 8th August 2018-Amazing Whale Swim Encounter

After 4 hours out on a Whale Swim trip, we came across two whales that would not leave us! After their initial tentative contact with us, they swam back and forth around and under us for at least another 15 times. All the group were amazed at their graceful approaches. This Whale Swim was certainly an…

Sunday 5th August 2018-Visibility improves at South Solitary

Sunday 5th August 2018-Visibility improves at South Solitary

Todays dives once again took our interstate groups out to South Solitary Island for two most enjoyable dives. Dive 1 had Grey Nurse cruising all over the divers on some really close encounters and Dive 2 used a slight current to run a drift dive from Shark Gutters to the Gantry. Turtles, turtles and more turtles…

Saturday 4th August 2018-4 Dives at South Solitary Island

Saturday 4th August 2018-4 Dives at South Solitary Island

Today was a busy diving day with 4 dives at South Solitary Island. Dive 1 for the day was amongst the sharks at Manta Arch, followed by A dive across the northern end of the island. Heaps of Grey Nurse Sharks at Manta along with more at Sharks Gutters. Dive 3 and 4 were again out…

Tuesday 31st July- Sharks are back at Manta Arch

Tuesday 31st July- Sharks are back at Manta Arch

The trip to South Solitary was smooth and surface and diving conditions were great. The Advanced Divers chose Manta Arch to Cleaner Station and were surprised that a large number of Grey Nurse Sharks had returned to deeper water at Manta Arch. Whilst there was still a large number of Grey Nurse at Shark Gutters and…

Monday 30th 2018 – Scuba Divers Swim with Gentle Giants Underwater

Monday 30th 2018 – Scuba Divers Swim with Gentle Giants Underwater

Today we had one of those encounters that no one believes, our divers were very lucky to have two juvenile Humpback Whales glide over top of them at 25m deep!! As the Open Water Students were last to get in they too swam on the surface with them for about 1-2mins and came to within 15…

29th July 2018 – Two Island Sunday

29th July 2018 – Two Island Sunday

After a choppy ride out, our divers dropped in at Manta Arch. They spotted at least twenty Grey Nurse Sharks, along with Bull Rays moving around and our local Loggerhead turtle. It was decided dive two would be at Split Solitary Island to get out of the North westerly wind. All divers dropped in at Turtle…

27th July 2018 – Sharks Galore At South Solitary Island

27th July 2018 – Sharks Galore At South Solitary Island

After a nice ride out to South Solitary it was decided dive one would be at Shark Gutters. The divers weren't disappointed, lots of schooling fish and plenty of Grey nurse Sharks circling around, a great first dive for the Open Water Students getting amongst the Sharks. After a surface interval at the Gantry dive two…

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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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