Shipwreck Diving Off Avoca Beach

Pretty Beach House guests are able to dive to see the EX-HMAS Adelaide shipwreck off the coast of Avoca Beach. The former Australian naval warship is now located in its purposeful resting place, creating an artificial dive reef. Located 1.8km off Avoca Beach with a diving depth of 20metres to 34metres, the ship measures 138.1 meters from bow to stern. Diver access holes are strategically placed throughout the vessel to allow easy access to explore all parts of the wreck. Divers will recognise the captain’s chair, console and chart table from the bridge, the helicopter hangars, the operations room complete with the shells of weapons and sensor consoles, the crew’s cafeteria and a limited number of bunks and amenities. Now home to a vibrant marine community which includes the giant eastern cuttlefish, eastern blue groper, kingfish, blennies, yellowtail, octopus, banner fish and bat fish to name a few. A permit is required to dive or snorkel the Ex-HMAS Adelaide site and divers must access the site aboard a boat with a mooring booking.

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