diving in south australia

South Australia dive guide



South Australia Diving



Scuba diving in South Australia

South Australia diving has a wide variety of underwater sports to offer. South Australia dive sites suits all levels diving snorkeling, novice and experienced diving as well as wrecks and reefs diving. The great diversity of sea life in this area attracts a lot of enthusiastic divers. As an extra advantage diving is possible all year round due to the warm and calm water.

Always dive according to your level of training.
Never enter the water without checking with South Australia diving centers for safety, additional information, level required for each dive site and without being accompanied by a professional.All the information provided is purely informative for our readers and shouldn't be used as is to plan your immersion.

Average annual temperature: Between 17 °C to 30°C (62° F and 86° F)
Average water temperature: About 13°C to 18 (55° F to 64° F)
Average Visibility: from 32 to 98 feet (10 to 20 meters)
Coldest time: July
Warmest time: January
Possible to dive all year round.

South Australia offers a great deal of scuba diving possibilities. Both novice and advanced dive sites are represented in this area. There is a huge diversity of sea life here which include: giant cuttlefish great white sharks and rare leafy sea dragon just to name a few check the Australia diving photos.

The city of Adelaide is one of South Australia famous diving destinations. Its dive sites are varied and offer great experiences for scuba divers, novices and advanced divers alike. Wreck sites like John Robb and Stanvac Barges are home to many kinds of aqua life like blue devils, cuttlefish, and port jackson sharks.

South Australia is known for being one of the most attractive areas for cave diving in Australia. It has some of the longest caves in the world located in the Nullarbor Plain. The crystal clear water is home to some rare and common creatures including eels, freshwater tortoises, crayfish and other crustaceans.

Ship wrecks are abundant in this area, more than 700! Some wrecks have a historic back ground and some other are just abandoned ships. The wrecks do not all represent the same difficulty, some are quite easy to dive while others are a real challenge only suitable for the more advanced diver. These wrecks are home to many kinds of aqua life like both leafy and weedy sea dragons, trevally, boarfish, cowfish, squid, cuttlefish, octopus and rays also you can see port jackson shark on some occasions.

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