diving in toukley, australia

Toukley dive guide



Toukley Diving



Scuba diving in Toukley

Scuba diving in Toukley is one of the biggest attractions. Toukley is part of the New South Wales and access to the regions beautiful dive sites is easy. Wrecks like the famous HMAS Adelaide are worth seeing. Abundant marine life can be seen in this area including schools of snapper and bream.

Always dive according to your level of training.
Never enter the water without checking with Toukley 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 and 24°C. (62° F and 75° F)
Average Water surface temperature: 20°C (68 °F)
Visibility often averaging: Between 10- 100 feet (3 - 30 meters)
Coldest time: July
Warmest time: January

Diving in the Toukley area is pretty interesting and you will find many under water activities; snorkeling, wreck and reef diving. Toukley diving is famous because of the huge numbers of dive sites, and you may even discover new dive sites every time you dive. The wreck of HMAS Adelaide is a great dive site and it will be open as an artificial wreck site in late 2008 or early 2009. You can find both shallow and deep dive sites that suit all levels of expertise. A wide variety of fish are seen in this area like huge morwong, bream, drummer and groper. The calm and clear water is a great environment for underwater photography.

Some of Toukley dive sites.

Pinnacles is a beautiful rocky reef at a depth ranging from 39 to 100 feet (12 to 30 meters). Abundant sea life can be found in here including kingfish, larger pelagic, sea urchins and ascidians. Three Mile Bommies is a large reef system with about 48 separate dive sites. You will find walls, caves, isolated bommies, gutters, overhangs and shallow reefs in this beautiful reef system. This area is famous for the wide diversity of marine life including jewfish and grey nurse sharks, sea dragons and schools of bream and sweep.

Fifeshire Reef is considered one of the best dive sites in this area. It is at a depth of 39 to59feet (12 to 18 meters). This beautiful shallow reef is running parallel to the shore line. The site is loaded with many kinds of marine life including blue devil fish, nudibranch and there is a good chance to see wobbegong sharks and several angel sharks.

Foggy Shark Cave is at a depth range of 100 to 127 feet (30 to 39 meters). It is home to grey nurse shark during winter months. This site is for more experienced divers. It has large drop-offs, big boulders on the sandy bottom which are home to abundance sea life. Big cuttlefish, kingfish, schools of sweep and yellowtail frequent the area.

Halifax Park in Nelson Bay is at a depth range of 91 feet (28 meters). It suits novice and intermediate divers. It is one of the best shore dive sites in Toukley. Enjoy colorful gardens of sponge and soft corals

Two Poles is a small reef that suits all levels of expertise. It is at a depth ranging of 39 to 72 feet (12 to 22 meters). Enjoy its beautiful overhangs, crevices and swim through. Many kinds of aqua life frequent this area. There are large blue gropers, blue devil and moray eels.

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