Wreck Diver Speciality Course
This programme provides 4 wrecks dives of
different depths and conditions.
This wreck sits in a maximum of 9m of very dirty water in middle harbour.
The site is used to give the student an insight into a large-scale wreck
(65m long) with multiple deck levels and very adverse visibility
conditions. You will be taught to follow a line in and out of the deck
levels and over and under the beams and wreckage. This is a very
interesting introduction to a true wreck environment.
two The Temora or Patrol Boat
These sitesare used to give the student an
insight into a wreck with penetration and again very adverse visibility.
You will be taught to appreciate what silt out conditions in a wreck can
mean and how to handle them. The wreck is situated in 20m of water in
three The Centurion
This wreck will give the student the
chance to experience an historic wreck site. She is broken up and spread over a
small area on sand. You will be taught to appreciate how a wreck can
disintegrate and what features to look for while exploring her. The wreck
is situated in 19m of water in the main Harbour.
four The Coolooli (bucket dredge)
This dive will be your first introduction into true blue water wreck
diving. She is located 3km off Long Reef in 48m of water. Your instructor
will escort you on a short tour of the upper parts of the wreck (35m) to
give you your first experience of a large-scale sunken vessel. You will
put into practise all the requirements of a decompression dive. The
instructor will carry all required safety kit and will lead you on a
truly amazing experience if you have never seen a large wreck at depth
The cost will be $750 and includes all gear hire (if required) boat dives and gas.