has over 35,000Km of coastline, bordering two oceans and four
seas, basically it is a big, long beach - punctuated by spectacular
cliffs, headlands, inlets, rivers and waterways. There is
superb diving in the tropical waters of the world renowned
Great Barrier Reef and northern Western Australia, as well
as brilliant temperate diving in the southern states and Tasmania.
Both tropical and temperate marine life are found in the Solitary
Islands off northern New South Wales, popular Byron Bay near
the Queensland border, and the fabulous Abrolhos Islands on
the west coast off Geraldton.
Horse Dive - join Sea Horse Dive Company as they set
sail to a remote sand cay at the edge of Upolu Reef. The
voyage begins in Cairns and involves a 2-hour journey
offshore. During the passage the crew will involve you
in all or any of the ship's operations, from setting sails
to steering a course.
Divers Retreat - Planula Divers Retreat is the only
diver's retreat in Bryon Bay and is equipped with everything
a diver needs and more. They specialise in diving/accommodation
packages with a difference.
| The Great Barrier Reef
is undisputed as one of the world’s most important
natural assets. It is the largest natural feature on earth
stretching more than 2,300km along the northeast coast
of Australia from the northern tip of Queensland to just
north of Bundaberg. The area abounds with wildlife, including
dugong and green turtles, varieties of dolphins and whales,
more than 1500 species of fish, 4000 types of mollusc
and more than 200 species of birdlife. The Great Barrier
Reef is also home to the SS Yongala which is one of the
most famous wreck dives in Australia.
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