Of all the sites that I’ve snorkelled around Sydney, I’d say that this would probably be my favourite. The site is reasonably sheltered, and has lots of interesting sea life to see, and it is all available in fairly shallow waters, making it a great place for beginners to start at. Having said that, there […]
There are more species of fish found in Sydney Harbour than the entire Mediterranean Sea, and many of these can be seen right off the beach. Outside of the harbour there are lots of great sites just waiting to be explored.
The sites included in this guide really only scratch the surface of the possibilities, particularly for dive sites. If you are a keen diver and want to explore more, then contact the dive operators at the end of this section to organise a diving trip.
Clovelly Beach is a small narrow sheltered bay, and is almost rectangular in shape. It is a very popular beach being located close to the popular residential areas of Clovelly and Randwick. The beach has great facilities for picnics and BBQs, and also has a cafe and restaurant. The snorkelling here is fantastic, with a […]
Bare Island is one of the most popular diving spots in Sydney. Around the island and the mainland near the bridge there are great diving and snorkelling opportunities, with lots of sea life and vegetation to be seen. Although great for snorkelling, this is really better seen diving as some of the best life is […]
Just next to the long beach at Manly is tiny Shelly Beach, a small and beautiful beach that is a bit of a Sydney mecca for snorkelling and diving. It can be busy on any given day during the warmer months, and is used for diving lessons. Shelly Beach is also the only inland facing […]