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Freediving In Melbourne

Freediving In Melbourne

Headquartered in Blairgowrie on the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria, WaterMaarq is the first full-service freediving education, tours and excursions organisation in southern Australia. The Mornington Peninsula is approximately a one-hour drive south of Melbourne. They’re passionate about the underwater world and particularly the one that rests on their […]


Diving Batemans Bay

Diving Batemans Bay

Batemans Bay is located in the mouth of the Clyde River on the South Coast. This beautiful location and caters for all levels of diving, from stunning shore dives to boat dives to 40 metres. The Bay is located approximately 3.5 hours south of Sydney on the […]


Diving Forster & Seal Rocks

Diving Forster & Seal Rocks

An easy 3 hours drive north of Sydney lies the coastal town of Forster, and just a little south of Forster is Seal Rocks. These areas are two of the iconic dive locations on the NSW coast.   Dive sites at Forster include “The Pinnacle” which on its day […]


Snorkelling Sites Around Sydney

Snorkelling Sites Around Sydney

Sydney offers a diverse range of snorkelling sites that will keep your sense of discovery growing with every snorkelling expedition you go on. Sydney has a honey comb of rivers and estuaries that offer sheltered snorkelling in every condition. With a little knowledge of ocean […]


The Attack Of The Sea Urchin

The Attack Of The Sea Urchin

Sea urchins can be seen on the shore line and at depth. They are spikey little balls and from a diver point of view one of the more dangerous things in the ocean. They will certainly not jump out and however, they do have venomous spines […]