diving in albany, australia

Albany dive guide

Albany Diving

Scuba diving in Albany

Albany is a great city with many attractions. Scuba diving is one of the main natural attractions in this area. Albany is surrounded by beautiful white beaches great for snorkeling and has many interesting dive sites. Whales visit its dive sites during the months of July through to October; so you can enjoy daily whale watching while you are visiting.

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

Visibility often averaging: 49 to 82 feet (15 - 25 meters)
Coldest time: July
Warmest time: January
Possible to dive all year round.

Albany is a great diving destination; located in Western Australia see the Albany diving map. There are dive sites suitable for all levels of expertise. Some famous wreck sites are located in this area like the wreck of HMAS Perth; permits are required to dive this site. Many kinds of aqua life inhabits the near dive sites including turtles, angler fish, larger blue groper and whale sharks as well as large fan, plate corals and sponges. You can see in the Australia diving photo gallery some nice axamples.

Some of Albany dive sites.

HMAS Perth a beautiful wreck site. It is considered the most famous wreck site in this area, and permits are required to dive this site. It is at a depth of 118 feet (36 meters). The ship was deployed in 2001. The site suits all levels of expertise from novice to technical divers. Many kind of aqua life inhabit this site including sponges, mussels, oysters, scallops, cuttlefish and large kingfish.

Eastern End Michealmas Island is a beautiful dive site at a depth of 39 to 88 feet (12 to 27 meters). The site is very colorful due to the very big fan corals, black coral and the wide variety of aqua life inhabiting this spot. It is great for underwater photography.

Blue's Canyon is at a depth ranging from 29 to 147 feet (9 to 45 meters). It can be accessed by boat. The canyon walls are covered with beautiful sponges. Also you will find many deep ledges which are home to crayfish and wobbegong sharks. Also there are very large blue groper and queen snapper which consider this site as their home.

Breaksea Boulders is a very interesting dive site. It has fans, sponges, overhangs, coral plates, walls, swim throughs and good visibility too. The site is at a depth of 16 to 65 feet (5 to 20 meters)

Seal Cove is at a depth ranging from 6 to 59 feet (2 to 18 meters). It is a beautiful dive site can be accessed by boat only. The site is home to seals. Out from the cove you will find plate corals and gutters lined with Gorgonian fans. And it is home to port jackson shark as well.

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