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A Sneaky Dive at Shelly Beach

A Sneaky Dive at Shelly Beach

With Kerry out from Perth, what else would we do other than go for a sneaky dive. The initial plan was to dive with Kerry, but sadly she wasn’t able to do her refresher in time so Sharon stepped in to fill her shoes (fins). We packed up the family early on Sunday morning and …

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An Adventure at BlueFish Point and Rock Fall (Including a Wobbegong Attack)

An Adventure at BlueFish Point and Rock Fall (Including a Wobbegong Attack)

I’ve done a lot of dives of late, but this was perhaps one of the more memorable ones, and for all the wrong reasons. After finally securing a babysitter, Sharon and I booked ourselves a double boat dive. We were slightly apprehensive since a fatal, white shark attack had taken place only 3 days prior, …

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Kayak Fishing Cowan Creek…Again…

Kayak Fishing Cowan Creek…Again…

Somehow December was all about the diving, and I didn’t manage to get in any fishing while on leave. Hell-bent on righting this wrong, I loaded my kayak onto the roof and headed down to Cowan Creek. To be honest, my expectations weren’t high; I’d visited Bobbin Head the week before to fly my drone …

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Diving The Monument, Kurnell

Diving The Monument, Kurnell

While Nick and his family were in Sydney, we were constantly on the lookout for family friendly dive sites. As such we headed down to Kurnell, and dived at the Monument. The site is situated on the on the southern headland of the Botany Bay National Park. Entry into the water is close to the …

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Exploring Shelly Beach (Under and on Top of the Water)

Exploring Shelly Beach (Under and on Top of the Water)

Shelly Beach is one of Sydney’s most well known, shore-based, scuba and snorkelling sites. It’s located in Manly, and lies within the Cabbage Tree Bay Aquatic Reserve, home to over 160 species of fish (so there’s plenty to enjoy). The site is perfect for beginners, and is sheltered from most weather conditions as it’s a …

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A Spooky Halloween Night Dive at Clifton Gardens

A Spooky Halloween Night Dive at Clifton Gardens

Having never done a night dive, Halloween seemed like a great excuse to get into the water under the cloak of darkness. I met the Frog Dive crew at Clifton Gardens where we enjoyed a few tasty treats and did a little pumpkin carving. It’s an amazing group, and I’d highly recommend joining a few …

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Kayak Fishing Cowan Creek (Bobbin Head)

Kayak Fishing Cowan Creek (Bobbin Head)

After far too many weeks in lockdown I decided to take advantage of the fact that I was still allowed out on the kayak. Amazingly, I hadn’t used it since moving into our new house, so I was itching to get out there and explore my new local waterway. I loaded my kayak on the …

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Bonito on Fly in Middle Harbour

Bonito on Fly in Middle Harbour

December Brisbane trip…cancelled due to Covid…April Brisbane trip…cancelled due to Covid… And so, on a beautiful April morning, I launched my kayak from the Tunks Park boat ramp, fly rod in hand. The plan for the day was to go after some pelagic species on fly, specifically the Sydney harbour kingfish. I wasn’t sure what …

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