diving in swansea, australia

Swansea dive guide

Swansea Diving

Scuba diving in Swansea

Swansea is a highly recommended diving spot. Swansea dive sites are among the best rated in the area. Both shore and boat dives are possible in Swansea. Octopus, lionfish, catfish, wrasse and pineapple fish frequent the area alongside lots of other marine life check the Australia diving photo gallery.

Always dive according to your level of training.
Never enter the water without checking with Swansea 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 15°C and 24°C. (59° F and 75° F)
Visibility often averaging: Visibility is between 30 - 60 feet (10 - 20 meters)
Coldest time: July
Warmest time: January

You will find a vast amount of aqua life in Swansea dive sites including eels, kingfish, wrasse, pineapple fish, catfish, octopus, lion fish and many more. One of the best diving spots is Swansea Bridge. Enjoy both boat and shore diving in this area see Swansea diving map. If you are into drift diving this area offer a great drift diving experience at the Swansea Channel.

Some of Swansea dive sites.

Swansea Bridge is one of the most famous dive sites in the area. It is at a depth of 45 feet (14 meters). You can find the biggest variety of sponges and fish including blennies, eels, kingfish, wrasse, pineapple fish as well as catfish, octopus, lion fish.

C.S. Shamrock is a wreck dive site at a depth of 26 feet (8 meters). The site is home to eels and wobbygong sharks.

The Temple is a beautiful dive site, which can be accessed by boat. It is a cave with huge overhangs and a huge population of fish and marine life. The site is at a depth ranging from 42 to 72 feet (13 to 22 meters). The entrance of the cave is covered with soft corals and gorgonians. Devilfish are usually sighted in this area.

The Log is a great spot to see sponges, eels, port jackson sharks and a wide variety of fish. It is at a depth range of 26 feet (8 meters).

Lucy's Wall is a peaceful and calm dive site, protected from swells and currents. It is at a depth if 16 feet (5 meters) deep. This spot is best for night dives. It is home to anglerfish, lionfish, octopus, nudibranchs, scorpion fish, morays and sea horses.

Loader Beach is an interesting dive site. You can find a wreck of a boiler and some pieces from other wrecks in this spot. It is at a depth of 29 feet (9 meters). The site is home to blue groper.

The Trench is a beautiful dive site at a depth of 39 feet (12 meters). It is famous for beautiful sponge gardens with nudibranchs and eels, blue groper and large and small rays.

The Arch is one of the most popular dive sites in Swansea. It is at a depth of 72 feet (22 meters). The site is always filled with schools of fish and wobbygong sharks.

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