diving in rockingham, australia

Rockingham dive guide

Rockingham Diving

Scuba diving in Rockingham

Rockingham, located in the Western Australia County is known for being a good diving destination offering a wide variation of dive sites. Most of Rockingham dive sites are located just minutes away from shore. There are dive sites that suit divers of all levels of expertise. Wrecks of planes and ships are found in this beautiful area.

Always dive according to your level of training.
Never enter the water without checking with Rockingham 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 31°C. (63° F and 89° F)
Average water surface temperature: Between 25 °C- 27°C (77° F to 80° F)
Coldest time: August
Warmest time: January
Best time to dive: During summer months in December for shark diving.

Rockingham dive sites boast a wide variety of sea life. There is a good chance of seeing dolphins here as the clear waters of Rockingham has been home to numerous bottlenose dolphins for many years. The best time to see dolphins is from September to May. There are many trips organized to dive or swim with the dolphins. So if you want to make this unforgettable experience and you're in Australia at this time of the year make it a point to get down to Rockingham. For those who do not want to get wet, dolphins can be sighted from special platforms set up for this purpose. There are a couple of wrecks of two planes located here that are worth a visit and the diving centers will give you the advice necessary to undertake the wreck dives. Most of these dive centers operate dive stores where you can find full diving equipment.

Some of Rockingham dive sites.

Sepia is a beginner wreck dive site. It is at a depth of 49 feet (15 meters) deep. This beautiful vessel is home to many kinds of aqua life and is great for underwater photography.

SS Orizaba is a 140 meters long vessel sank in 13 to 22 feet (4 to 7 meters) of water. It is a beginner dive site but still check conditions first before diving.

Roe Reef is a novice reef dive. It is at a depth of 49 feet (15 meters). There are some great limestone caves with great visibility and a wide variety of aqua life.

Bell Park Wreck Trail is the most visited dive site in the area. It is a novice dive site at a depth of 59 feet (18 meters). It is easy to access and well protected from weather conditions. You will find 4 boats and 2 aircrafts lying at its bottom.

West End is an experienced dive site. It is a good dive site with great chance of seeing many kinds of sea life including whales, sharks, dolphins and turtles. Check the weather conditions before diving.

Floating Rock is a site for open water divers. It is a good dive site with a wide variety of fish and sea life. It is at a depth of 62 feet (19 meters). You will find many fish inhabiting this spot including boarfish, snapper and baldies with great swim throughs, caves and beautiful brain and plate corals.

Swirl Reef is a beautiful reef that suits novice divers. It is at a depth of 59 feet (18 meters).

Shark Cave is a beautiful dive site at a depth of 65 feet (20 meters). It suits novice divers. You will find many numbers of small caves in this area. There is a great chance to see grey nurse sharks. Best time to visit this site is during the summer months.

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