diving in victoria, australia

Victoria dive guide

Victoria Diving

Scuba diving in Victoria

Victoria diving boasts a good number of dive sites teeming with marine life that goes from sea dragons, nudibranchs, and rays to sharks, dolphins and whales. Victoria's location in the south of Australia give's it the advantage of being at the point where the Pacific Ocean, Tasman Sea and Indian Ocean mingle. The diving here is suitable for all tastes as there is a large variety of dives including easy shore dives, reef, drift and wreck dives.

Always dive according to your level of training.
Never enter the water without checking with Victoria 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 18 °C to 25°C (65° F and 78° F)
Average water temperature: In summer temperatures average 28°C to32°C (82° F to 89° F) and winter temperatures average 10°C to 15°C (50° F to 59° F)

Coldest time: July
Warmest time: January
Possible to dive all year round.

Explore Victoria's underwater environment and enjoy the wide diversity of dive sites it offers. Regardless of you level of experience you will find what you want in its beautiful dive sites. A wide variety of marine life inhabits these dive sites from the various fish species, to the sharks and whales, to the dolphins and reptiles. On Victoria's west coast, whales, during their migration season (June to November), and dolphins can be viewed from the land. At the southern end of Port Phillip Baythere there are great chances to view and swim with dolphins.

Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria. Melbourne dive sites vary from deep, shallow, reefs and wreck dive sites; which make it suitable for all levels of expertise. It has some beautiful dive sites like Eliza Ramsden and Anchor Wall that are worth seeing.

Geelong is one of the excellent areas in Victoria offering scuba diving services. It has some of the best and varied dive sites in this area. The dive sites are home to abundant and colorful marine life which is great for underwater photography. For wreck divers a dive site like the SS Coogee wreck off Port Phillip Heads will be a good challenge.

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