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 Australia

Australia & Pacific

Australia! The dreaming land... The great barrier reef, whale sharks, and lot more...

Location: Oceania, continent between the Indian Ocean and the South Pacific Ocean
Geographic coordinates: 27° 0' S, 133° 0' E
Coastline km: 25,760 km km
Climate: generally arid to semiarid; temperate in south and east; tropical in north
Terrain: mostly low plateau with deserts; fertile plain in southeast
Elevation: lowest point: Lake Eyre -15 m highest point: Mount Kosciuszko 2,229 m
Natural hazards: cyclones along the coast; severe droughts; forest fires
Currency: Australian dollar (AUD)
Population: 20,090,437 (July 2005 est.)
Languages: English 79.1%, Chinese 2.1%, Italian 1.9%, other 11.1%, unspecified 5.8% (2001 Census)
Capital: Canberra
Divisions: 6 states and 2 territories*; Australian Capital Territory*, New South Wales, Northern Territory*, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia

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Zones

Zones (7) Dive sites Sub zones
New South Wales 125 18
Northern Territory 13 1
Queensland 165 21
South Australia 17 3
Tasmania 4 5
Victoria 60 4
Western Australia 73 14

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The Seals
By mirajsss
Jan 27, 2017
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Blairgowrie Pier
By Candy Day
Dec 15, 2015
Fun Dive - Dive#22 Blairgowrie Pier Dive Buddy: Suzy Charleston Temperature: 22 degrees  Visibility: 7m    Dive Site Park in the top car park and gear up. Walk down the stairs to the marina and the start of th
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4th-5th Reefs
By gbsailing
Jun 5, 2015
3rd reef - Good dive with Mark Lancaster today.  Tried to go to the 4th and 5th reefs but my back was hurting from strain, so I pulled the pin on doing that dive. Had an enjoyable swim back to the 1st reef and finding the 'Excalibur' sword on the o
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The Pinnicles
By seb75
Mar 31, 2013
Pinnicles -
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Trip: Australia DEC 2013
By jaweslerbuck
From Dec 9, 2013 to Dec 11, 2013

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Trip: Woodman Point
By Gemfyre
From Mar 5, 2012 to Mar 5, 2012
What was planned to be a quick dive at Hamersley Pool this morning turned into a half day trip to Woodman Point.  Hamersley was crowded and way too choppy for snorkelling - the surfers were happy though.  Marie suggested Cottesloe so we w
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Trip: Shoalwater Marine Park
By Gemfyre
From Mar 4, 2012 to Mar 4, 2012
Point Peron Large versions of everything and larger schools - Old Wife, Banded Sweep, Stripey, Striped Trumpeter Swam all the way to rock - worth it. blue Nudibranch, comb jellies, weird polyp colony Fiddler Ray Learning mo
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Trip: Hillary's North Wall
By Gemfyre
From Mar 3, 2012 to Mar 3, 2012
Took Marie here as it was new area for her and she was excited by what I'd seen.  This time we spent more time investigating the seagrass bed in the shallows - which revealed species like Gobbleguts and Sea Trumpeter - both new for me.
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Trip: Hillary's North Wall
By Gemfyre
From Mar 1, 2012 to Mar 1, 2012
Yesterday I went to another dive store (this one a warehouse, so the prices were excellent) and purchased a rashy and a backpack to carry all my gear in.   Today I dragged Alison out to the beach.  I decided to investigate the wall of
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By minkfish , 23-03-2011

Navy Pier, Exmouth - Amazing dive site! Better than Ningaloo Reef and no boat ride to get there. Sharks, large schools of fish and many octopus. Lots of life clustered in a small space. DO NOT MISS THIS SITE IF YOU GO TO WA!

By Anonymous , 15-10-2005

EMOUTH NAVY PIER W A - A GREAT FISH DIVE SITE,AV 16 MTS DEPTH, WITH EASY GIANT STRIDE ACSESS,FISH TO THICK TO SWIM THROUGH,WHITE TIPPED REEF SHARKS, GIANT COD. ONE OF THE TOP TEN DIVE SITES IN AUSTRALIA IF NOT THE WORLD.

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