Flat Rock - Blue Corner

An advanced site located on the ocean side of Flat Rock, Blue Corner ranges in depth from 25 to 45m. Suitable for technical or experienced recreational divers only. Amazing site to see big sharks and all manner of pelagic life including whales. Well known for it’s population of Bull and Sandbar Whaler Sharks.

You will see bull sharks, sandbar whaler sharks, humpback whales, spinner sharks, Qld groupers, turtles, barracuda, eagle rays, and cownose rays.

Level

Level

  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 15 m
Current

Current

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Drift Dive
  • Wall/Drop Off

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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A deeper site for advanced divers, Shark Alley is a seasonal aggregation zone for endangered Grey Nurse (sand tiger) sharks. Being further out to sea, it is also a great place to see whales and other large pelagic marine life. Max depth is 28m with the reef rising to 12m on either side of the alley.

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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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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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Sevens Reef

A deep site prone to heavy current, Sevens Reef is only suitable for technical divers or highly experienced recreational divers. With depths ranging from 30m to 50m divers need to be trained and equipped for decompression diving. An open ocean site, it is well known for its large sharks and whales.

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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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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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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 - 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.

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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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