Shag Rock - Sanctuary Cove

A great site for divers of all levels, Sanctuary Cove is generally the most sheltered site in the area. A great spot for macro photography with lots of unique marine life such as frogfish and peacock mantis shrimp.

You will see frog fish, mantis shrimp, leopard sharks, wobbegong sharks, stingrays, cownose rays, and various schooling fish.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
Visibility

Visibility

  • 9 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
  • Ripping Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Snorkeling
  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Macro Spot

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Affiliated Training Center

Dive sites nearby

Shag Rock - Horseshoe

Shag Rock is an exposed rocky reef only a short 6 to 8 minute boat ride from the beach our Dive boats are launched from. Because of this it is the most protected dive site and offers great diving when conditions elsewhere take a turn for the worse.

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Shag Rock is an exposed rocky reef only a short 6 to 8 minute boat ride from the beach our Dive boats are launched from. Because of this it is the most protected dive site and offers great diving when conditions elsewhere take a turn for the worse.

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Shag Rock - Coral Gardens

Shag Rock is an exposed rocky reef only a short 6 to 8 minute boat ride from the beach our Dive boats are launched from. Because of this it is the most protected dive site and offers great diving when conditions elsewhere take a turn for the worse.

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Shag Rock - Sunken Reef

Shag Rock is an exposed rocky reef only a short 6 to 8 minute boat ride from the beach our Dive boats are launched from. Because of this it is the most protected dive site and offers great diving when conditions elsewhere take a turn for the worse.

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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.

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Manta Bommie

Located a short boat ride from Point Lookout, Manta Bommie is one of the top 10 dive sites in Australia. At a maximum depth of 15m, Manta Bommie is suitable for divers and snorkelers of all levels. With large rock/reef formations surrounded by sand patches, the site is home to a wide variety of unique marine life.

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Boat Rock

An advanced site that is prone to heavy current all year, this site is rarely dived (avg 4-5 times a year). Ranging in depths from 14-34m, this site requires pristine conditions to be safely dived.

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Flat Rock - Nursery

Flat rock is located approximately 2.5 nautical miles north of point lookout. The Nursery is an amazing dive site located on the south-western corner of the reef at Flat Rock.

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Flat Rock - The Pinnacles

Located on the western side of Flat Rock, with depths ranging from 12m to 35m, The Pinnacles is suitable for Advanced divers only. It is a good spot for turtles, rays, and migrating humpback whales.

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Flat Rock - Turtle Cave

Located on the northern side of flat rock, this site is suitable for all levels of divers with a small cave sitting at 10m and the reef dropping to a max depth of 30m. Turtle cave is a great site for drift diving around the edges of Flat Rock and seeing large pelagic life that frequents the coastline.

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