Category Archives: Scuba Diving Melbourne

Dive The HMAS Canberra Ship Wreck

Scuba Diving the EX HMAS Canberra melbourne

Launched on 1 December 1978, the HMAS Canberra FFG-02 was built by Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation in Seattle, Washington, USA. The second of six similar FFG-7 Class Guided Missile Frigates, she was commissioned on 21 March 1981. The HMAS Canberra and her five sister frigates (HMA Ships Adelaide, Sydney, Darwin, Melbourne, and Newcastle), were the [Read More…]

Rye Pier Night Dive

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Melbourne’s The famous Rye Pier Night Diving  Rye Pier is arguably one of the most interesting and fascinating pier dives on the Mornington Peninsula. The native residents include three different species of seahorse, a few different varieties of octopus, incredible and wonderful soft corals and sponges.  There are thousands of unique varieties of marine creatures [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…]

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…]