DC3 Undercarriage (Wreck)

This dive site contains the wing assembly, wheel, and propellor parts from a DC3 aircraft that vanished in the mid-1940s. It was picked up and deposited by a trawler in the 1990s. The remainder of the plane and it’s 6 occupants still remains undiscovered as of 2019.

The wing assembly provides habitat and shelter for large wobbegong sharks as well as various shrimp and crayfish.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
Visibility

Visibility

  • 18 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Artificial Reef
  • Wreck Dive

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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