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Australia (South) Scuba Destination Info:
      Overall summary of Australia (South)
The water is cool, about 15* would be the low end though.
Some nice sinkholes and ponds around Mount Gambier in South Australia.

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Cathedral Cave
Cathedral Cave is the most popular dive site in south east Tasmania. A fully guided tour of this cave system is a must for all qualified divers. The maximum depth is 21 metres. Cathedral Cave is a maze of caverns, passageways and narrow swimthrough...
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Although Diving in Hastings isn't brilliant, the town is the perfect place to base yourself while diving around the Mornington Peninsula... Hastings is the gateway to wonderful dive sites such as Flinders, Mornington, Rye and Portsea. All these afor...
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Kangaroo Island
Good temperate water diving. Vis good to very good.Lots of fish. Home of the Leafy Sea Dragon - if you know where to find them. Swim with dolphins at Western River Cove. Season November to end of March is best. Winter ( May to October - dont bother -...
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There is an area called the ships grave yard, the wrecks vary in depyh from about 30 meters to 70 meters so which wrecks you can dive will depend on your certification level. There is huge differences in the condition of the different wrecks. They e...
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Mornington Peninsula
Portsea is on the Mornington Peninsula and is a 90 min drive south of Melbourne with buses stopping right outside the local dive centre. Portsea is conveniently located with shops and the famous Portsea Hotel. The marine wilderness of Portsea Pier...
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Neptune Islands
Great White Sharks - the only thing to see here!! Picture this….A small metal cage, sitting on the seabed at 16 metres…..4 great white sharks, ranging from 3m to Big Bad Bob at 5m….five or six 2-3m smooth sting rays….2 spotted eagle rays….a 3m bronz...
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Tasmania offer some of the world best temperate water diving. In 1999 David Doubilet underwater photographer in residence at National Geographic Magazine said, 'Tasmania is secret garden at the edge of the southern ocean. Every dive in Tasmania displ...
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