Diving in Western Australia

Western Australia is a state of Australia, home to Perth, its capital city, and the most populated one. Some of the essential scuba diving and snorkeling sites in Western Australia are Coral Bay, Esperance, and Shark Bay among many others. Just a small ferry ride from Perth you can find the stunning Rottnest Island, one of the most fantastic dive sites where you will discover unique wildlife such as quokkas, considered the happiest animal on earth. Albany is a charming city and world-class hiking and diving site where you will be able to spot blue whales and humpback whales. Don’t miss your chance to visit a World Heritage Site, the Shark Bay, a famous dive site with truly unique species such as the Monkey Mia dolphins, and dugongs; If you want to visit one of Australia’s most beautiful beaches, head to Horrocks Beach, a perfect dive site with colorful reefs, a turquoise ocean, and different fish species such as snapper, cod, whiting. Ningaloo Reef is a well-kept secret and an excellent diving spot for beginner divers with a beautiful coral reef. Remember that summer months are from December to March, and you will find warmer temperatures and it’s the best time to travel.

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Wildlife in Western Australia

Scuba diving in Western Australia will be an incredible experience and filled with memorable moments. Swim with friendly dolphins, whale sharks, humpback whales, sea lions, and dugongs. Head to the world’s largest fringing reef, Ningaloo, or visit the largest colony of tiny penguins in Penguin Island, with over 1200 little penguins. This state is also filled with caves and shipwrecks available for exploration. Shark Bay is a famous dive site for being home to Monkey Mia dolphins, and dugongs, some truly unique species.

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