12th December 2017 – Blue Warm Water at South Solitary Island!

12th December 2017 – Blue Warm Water at South Solitary Island!

We had perfect conditions out at the lighthouse. Grey Nurse Sharks and a glimpse of a Hammer Head were sighted at Manta Arch for the first dive. The second dive used the current to drift from Shark Gutters to South Boulder. Highlights were Eagle Rays, Turtles, Shovel-nose Ray/shark, Black Cod, Blue Groupers, Moray Eels, Nudibranchs, Wobbegongs,…

10th December 2017 – Crowded Cleaner Cave at South Solitary Island

10th December 2017 – Crowded Cleaner Cave at South Solitary Island

We had an Advanced Deep dive happening at Manta Arch on dive one while the Open Water Course went to Cleaner Station for some shallower depths. While there were plenty of Grey Nurse Sharks around, the top end of the island had a lot to show including Lionfish, Nudibranchs, Clown Triggerfish, Bullrays, Green Sea Turtles, Loggerhead…

8th December 2017 – Sharks and Turtles at South Solitary Island!

8th December 2017 – Sharks and Turtles at South Solitary Island!

Today's dives were filled with marine life, seeing over a dozen Grey Nurse Sharks in Manta Arch! The second dive used the current to drift from Cleaner Station to South Boulder Wall, also seeing more Grey Nurse Sharks, Loggerhead Turtles, Green Sea Turtles, Wobbegongs, Juvenile Clown Trigger Fish, Lionfish, Black Cod, Blue Grouper, Nudibranchs and schooling…

7th December 2017 – Turtle City @ South Solitary Island

7th December 2017 – Turtle City @ South Solitary Island

Today's sea conditions had settled nicely after yesterdays big swell, allowing us to get back out diving at South Solitary Island this morning. Buchanan's Wall was the hang out for all of the local Turtles. We even had a large Loggerhead swim around the boat during the surface interval. Dive two was spent exploring the Cleaner…

1st December 2017 – Summer is here!

1st December 2017 – Summer is here!

Excited by the fact that Summer has started, we made our way to South Solitary Island for two great dives today. Buchanan's Wall was busy with all of the usual suspects including Green Turtles, Wobbegong Sharks, Black Cod, Lion Fish and a Crested Horn Shark. Taking advantage of the current, we started our 2nd dive at…

28th November 2017 – Turtle Tuesday!

28th November 2017 – Turtle Tuesday!

A calm sea made for a great couple of dives out at South Solitary Island. With a slight current, divers drifted from Cleaner Station to South Boulder and then to The Gantry on the second. Divers and snorkelers got up nice and close to Turtles, also Grey Nurse Sharks, Octopus, Moray Eels, Nudis, Wobbegongs, Semicircle Angelfish,…

25th November 2017 – Sunny Saturday!

25th November 2017 – Sunny Saturday!

It was a lovely sunny day at South Solitary. We started at Manta Arch where our divers encountered over a dozen Grey Nurse Sharks in the back gutter. We also saw a very sick Grey Nurse with its dorsal all sliced up, and we suspect its from foul play. The second dive was again a swim…

24th November 2017 – Great day on the water!

24th November 2017 – Great day on the water!

South Solitary Island was just amazing today! Manta Arch and Cleaner station were the first dives sites, then followed by a drift from Cleaner Station to the Gantry. Over a dozen Grey Nurse Sharks were seen closely tucked in the back gutter, Turtles, Spanish Dancers, Cuttlefish, Nudibranchs everywhere, Bullrays, Blue Groupers, Black Cod, Lionfish, Moray Eels,…

23rd November 2017 – Divers Delight at South Solitary!

23rd November 2017 – Divers Delight at South Solitary!

Ideal conditions for diving South Solitary Island this morning! Our divers explored the northern end of the island spotting Grey Nurse Sharks, Turtles, Black Cod, Lionfish, lots of Nudibranches, schooling Tarwhine, and our resident Clown Triggerfish! Vis 10-12m, temp 20c.

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

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