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Albany

Michaelmas Island


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Location:

Albany, Western Australia

Travel Time (ex-Perth):

4.5hrs by car

Maximum Depth:

18metres

Average Visibility:

20metres

Dive Rating:

Open Water

Average Depth:

12metres

Dive Type:

Boat

Directions:

Located on the Western end of Michaelmas Island.

Dive Site Information:

A myriad of boulders which have tumbled down from the side of the island over thousands of years creating sensational boulders and caves and swim throughs covered in colour and fish life.
Weedy Sea Dragon  Albany, Western Australia

Weedy Sea Dragon
Albany, Western Australia

HMAS Perth Wreck


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Location:

Albany, Western Australia

Travel Time (ex-Perth):

4.5hrs by car

Maximum Depth:

36metres

Average Visibility:

15metres

Dive Rating:

Advanced

Average Depth:

25metres

Dive Type:

Boat

Directions:

S35°04.790, E117°58.060
Has a yellow special marker on top and surrounded by 10 mooring bouys. 6 yellow commercial and 4 red public.

Dive Site Information:

The ship was brought from the USA in 1963 and was decommonisned from servive in 1999. It had done 2 tours in Vietnam where is was last last Austrailan warship to be hit by enemy fire. The ship is 133 metres long 14.2 metres wide and 42.7 metres tall. It was fitted with 2 5inch guns, of which only one of these guns are still on-board.

Tourist Rock – Cheynes Beach


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Location:

Albany, Western Australia

Travel Time (ex-Perth):

4.5hrs by car

Maximum Depth:

13metres

Average Visibility:

15metres

Dive Rating:

Open Water

Average Depth:

10metres

Dive Type:

Shore

Directions:

80Kms east of Albany at Cheynes Beach.

Dive Site Information:

Step entry from granite rocks. Good safe shore dive and the diver can either swim east or west along the face. Good selection of marine growth and fish life. Best in all winds except e – s/e. Good for all levels of divers.

Mutton Bird Island

Location:

Albany, Western Australia

Travel Time (ex-Perth):

4.5hrs by car

Maximum Depth:

12metres

Average Visibility:

15metres

Dive Rating:

Open Water

Average Depth:

8metres

Dive Type:

Shore

Directions:

Located 20kms due west of Albany.

Dive Site Information:

Comfortable shore dive either from beach if you have 4wd or if not it is a 100m walk down a hill from the car park with your equipment. Easy entry from sandy beach. Large island in front of beach is Shelter Island and Mutton Bird island is around to the left of the beach. This is a good shore dive for newly qualified divers and is quite a good night dive.

Middle Rock – Herald Reef

Location:

Albany, Western Australia

Travel Time (ex-Perth):

4.5hrs by car

Maximum Depth:

17metres

Average Visibility:

20metres

Dive Rating:

Open Water

Average Depth:

12metres

Dive Type:

Boat

Directions:

Located on between Michaelmas Island and Herald Reef.

Dive Site Information:

A beautiful limestone reef. Kelpy on to but on the sides of the reef and under the reef is beauty beyond belief. Colour and marine life found normally in excess of 30 metres. A must visit site for photographers.

Little Beach – Two People’s Bay

Location:

Albany, Western Australia

Travel Time (ex-Perth):

4.5hrs by car

Maximum Depth:

12metres

Average Visibility:

20metres

Dive Rating:

Open Water

Average Depth:

10metres

Dive Type:

Shore

Directions:

26 kms due east of Albany in the Two Peoples Bay Nature Reserve.

Dive Site Information:

Easy shore dive. 50 Metres from car park to beach. Dive around to the left of the beach. All granite formations. Sponge and plate coral are everwhere and the fish life is prolific. Best in all weather except easterly. Great night dive if conditions are ok. Excellent for photography.

Gia Batta Patch

Location:

Albany, Western Australia

Travel Time (ex-Perth):

4.5hrs by car

Maximum Depth:

12metres

Average Visibility:

15metres

Dive Rating:

Open Water

Average Depth:

10metres

Dive Type:

Boat

Directions:

Located NW of Michaelmas Reef in and east of Seal Rock.

Dive Site Information:

Small limestone reef which caters for a levels of diving. Abundant in marine life and sponge formations. Great night dive.

Football Field

Location:

Albany, Western Australia

Travel Time (ex-Perth):

4.5hrs by car

Maximum Depth:

60metres

Average Visibility:

25metres

Dive Rating:

Deep

Average Depth:

35metres

Dive Type:

Boat

Directions:

1km East of Breaksea Island.

Dive Site Information:

Excellent site for deep air divers to 40m. Technical divers and tri mix divers dream. Shallowest point 16 metres and shopes off into canyons with huge bombies covered in masses of sponge growth, huge gorgonians, black coral. The fish life is huge and lots of it. Levels out to 66metres on the southern side. This site is occassionally subject to an unpredictable current and should be dived with local dive guides. Photograpghers will not have enough film in their camera to cover the endless changing environment.

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Excellent site for deep air divers to 40m. Technical divers and tri mix divers dream. Shallowest point 16 metres and shopes off into canyons with huge bombies covered in masses of sponge growth, huge gorgonians, black coral. The fish life is huge and lots of it. Levels out to 66metres on the southern side. This site is occassionally subject to an unpredictable current and should be dived with local dive guides. Photograpghers will not have enough film in their camera to cover the endless changing environment.

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