Category Archives: Scuba Diving Melbourne

Wreck Diving Melbourne

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The Best Victorian Wreck Dives HMAS Canberra – Depth 18-30 Meters This ship is spectacular. The HMAS Canberra was Scuttled on the 4 October 2009 just off Ocean Grove, Victoria to create an artificial reef and divers playground. Some key points around the shipwreck are that there is plenty of this wreck that can be [Read More…]

Victorian Submarine Dives

Submarines your passion? Victoria has an amazing fleet of four World War One ‘J’ class submarine wreck dive sites which attract divers from around the world. J1 or New Deep Sub – Depth: 38 metres Divers who were searching for the J4 with their echo sounder set on the wrong scale discovered this Submarine shortly after the [Read More…]

Great Dives around Port Phillip Bay

Boarfish Reef – Depth: 9 – 24 metres Named after the prevalence of Long-snouted Boarfish, the reef can provide the diver with many different dive sites in the one location. Boarfish Reefboasts prolific fish life, swim-throughs, caves and rocky outcrops. It has have been suggested as one of the best reef dives in Victoria. Nepean [Read More…]

Melbourne Pier Dive Sites

Victorian Pier Dive Sites

The Best Victorian Pier Dives Rye Pier – Depth: 3 – 5m Rye pier is arguably one of the most exciting pier dives on the Mornington Peninsula. The local residents include three species of seahorses, many different species of octopus, amazing soft corals and sponges. There are hundreds of different species of marine creatures including [Read More…]

Phillip Island Dive Sites

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TSS GEORGE KERMODE Advanced Open Water / Wreck Dive (max 23m) Scuttled in 1976, approximately one nautical mile south of Cunningham Bay, the TSS George Kermode was a twin-screwed steam-powered bucket dredge. She now lies upside down on the sea bed, and is mostly intact, rising eight metres off the bottom at the stern. The [Read More…]

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