Max depth 22m (within the bay)
Good for all levels ...Shore dive
Max depth 22m (within the bay)
Good for all levels
This is a protected bay suitable to dive in most conditions.
Follow the road around to the last lot of parking bays at Bass point.
Unfortunately there is just under 80 stairs to get down to this site, these are a killer on the way back up but the dive is well worth it.
It is very easy to navigate this site. Head towards the East on the way out and West on the way back.
Enter from the shore at the bottom of the stairs, drop down in about 2 meters and follow either the right or left hand side. It narrows around the middle and then drops down to around 20 metres once you pass through the narrow channel into the outer 'bowl' (it is pretty much a figure 8). Again following the wall around and once you start to feel the surge of the open ocean, start to head back to the West. Exploring the sandy area can bring a few surprise findings.
To see, there was a huge array of fish as well as Grey Nurse Sharks, Port Jackson Sharks, Crested Horn Sharks, Spotted Wobbies, Southern Eagle Ray and a very rare sighting of a Sandy-back Stingaree.
Conveniently located only 1½ hours from Sydney and 2 hours from Canberra – you can shop (or hire), dive, and travel with the team – the perfect romantic getaway for couples or a weekend of fun with the kids! We’re recognised by PADI as a 5 Star Dive Centre so you can rest assured you’re in safe hands when buying, renting or travelling with us.
Discover the village of Shellharbour and the Bass Point reserve – considered one of the best marine travel destinations in New South Wales. Heritage listed, the reserve boasts 72 hectares of coastal paradise surrounded by extensive aquatic habitats (including kelp forests and submarine cliffs). At Shellharbour Scuba Centre, we have access to numerous dive sites where you can meet the resident weedy seadragon, encounter the giant cuttlefish, be mesmerised by the Eastern blue devil, or play hide and seek with Sydney’s pygmy pipehorse.
Are you as passionate about underwater exploration as we are? Shellharbour Scuba Centre is proud to offer official PADI dive courses! Allow our qualified and experienced instructors to take your diving to the next level. We cater for beginners – no prior experience required – through to professionals looking to advance their skill-set with speciality training.
United Divers is Wollongong's original dive center, established in 1976. Our charter boat operates every weekend and on weekdays by arrangement. Our itinerary includes the spectacular Five Islands off Wollongong as well as reefs to the north and several wreck dives, the most popular being the wreck of the Bombo. The shop is centrally located and within minutes of Wollongong Harbor where the boat departs at regular intervals.
Being a PADI training facility, we offer a full range of Diving courses from "Discover Scuba" to Dive master and a wide range of specialty courses, especially exciting is the new PADI Enriched Air program ( See our current course schedule ).
Haven't been diving for a while? - Join one of our organized shore dives and you will get to dive a great new dive site with one of our experienced instructors. All this whilst meeting new dive buddies and having lots of fun! We also conduct refresher courses on a regular basis both for individuals and groups.
United Divers stocks a full range of snorkeling and scuba equipment, as well as wetsuits, wetsuit accessories and "after dive" clothing. ( See our Oceanic page for the latest Oceanic packages ).
United Divers has been a registered Hydrostatic Test Station since 1984 and is able to test all types of cylinders. Our current hydro prices are $40 per cylinder which includes your air fill. We have been servicing all types of diving equipment for over 25 years. All equipment is serviced on the premises at very competitive rates.
Air fills, Nitrox fills and an excellent range of hire equipment are also available.
Located in Windang, we are only 5 minutes from Bass Point, one of the best dive locations in N.S.W. We teach Recreational, Technical and Professional scuba diving courses including Learn to Dive Programs, Advanced courses, Speciality Diver courses, Divemaster and Instructor programs.
Windang Dive & Spearfishing, provides for all your needs from, Scuba diving, Spear Fishing, Freediving and Snorkelling in one central location.
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