diving in adelaide, australia

Adelaide dive guide

Adelaide Diving

Scuba diving in Adelaide

Adelaide is a popular scuba diving destination in Australia. Adelaide dive sites offer great diving spots for novice and advanced divers as well see the Adelaide diving map. The huge diversity in dive sites are home to many kinds of marine life including sea dragons, basket star fish, box fish, cow fish and nudibranchs as well as small port jackson sharks and stingrays.

Always dive according to your level of training.
Never enter the water without checking with Adelaide 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.

Adelaide is well known for the diversity of its dive sites. Beautiful reefs, historic and artificial wrecks, shore and open water dive sites, you can find them all in this spot. Adelaide dive sites can accommodate divers of all levels of expertise. Its clear and warm water is home to many kinds of aqua life like blue devils, cuttlefish, strongies, port jackson sharks and wobbegongs sharks as well as beautiful leafy sea dragons which can be spotted around its wrecks see the Australia diving photo gallery.

Some of Adelaide dive sites.

The Glenelg Barge is an old barge sank in 1984 to form an artificial reef. It lies in 65 feet (20 meters) of water; the site is suitable for novice divers. The wreck is about 98 feet (30 meters) long; it is an interesting site with a wide variety of fish. This dive can be done along with the Dredge from the same mooring.

The South Australian (The Dredge) is a novice dive site. This dive can be done with The Glenelg Barge. The wreck lies in 65 feet (20 meters) of water. It is home to many kinds of sea life including cuttlefish.

Blowhole Creek located in about 90 minutes from Adelaide. It is an advanced dive site. Home to many kinds of marine life including Cray fish galore, seals and sea dragons.

The Wreck of the John Robb is an advanced wreck site. It sank during a storm in 1910, and now it lies in 59 feet (18 meters) of water. The marine life is varied around the wreck.

Stanvac Barges is an advanced dive site. It is at a depth of 91 feet (28 meters). You can see three barges sunken in this site. The site is home to many kinds of aqua life; on a calm day you may see small hammerhead sharks swimming to the surface.

Milkies Reef is a novice dive site at a depth of 55 feet (17 meters). The site is home to a wide diversity of fish like blue devils, cuttlefish, strongies, silver drummer and crayfish. The current can be strong some times.

The Glenelg Blocks is at a depth ranging from 13 to 19 feet (4 to 6 meters). It is an interesting dive site with a wide variety of colorful sea life including wobbegongs, nudibranchs, common reef fish and spider crabs.

The wreck of the Lumb is a beautiful advanced site. It is at a depth of 65 to 75 feet (20 to 23 meters). The HA Lumb was sunk to form this artificial dive site. A huge diversity of sea life makes this site as their home including boarfish, gurnard perch, huge spider crabs and grubfish.

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