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Scuba Diving & Snorkelling

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Come and discover the underwater paradise at Shellharbour's Bushranger's Bay Aquatic Reserve, a scuba diver's haven located at Bass Point Reserve just south of Shellharbour Village.

The reef is temperate and is made up of soft coral sponges. Not far from the bay the Gravel Loader boasts a range of marine life including octopuses, blue groper, puffer fish and sea dragons.

If you're not up to scuba diving try snorkeling at Bushranger's Bay it's a protected cove where the water is crystal clear and a large variety of marine life can be seen.

For scuba diving or snorkeling there a plenty of accredited dive shops that can help you explore the reefs at Bass Point and the surrounding area.


Windang Dive & Spearfishing

Windang Dive & Spearfishing

Location: 235 Windang Road, Windang

Located in Windang, close to Scuba diving locations at Shellharbour, Bass Point, Wollongong and Port Kembla, Windang Dive & Spearfishing (Illawarra Aqua Centre) provides all your needs for Scuba diving and spear fishing in one central location. Read more

Shellharbour Scuba Centre

Shellharbour Scuba Centre

Location: 41 Addison Street, Shellharbour Village

Located in Shellharbour Village, Shellharbour Scuba Centre is the destination for all your snorkeling and scuba diving needs. Read more

Bass Point Reserve

Bass Point Reserve

Location: Bass Point Tourist Road, Shellharbour NSW 2529, Australia

Bass Point Reserve is located just south of Shellharbour Village This significant headland features one of the few diverse littoral rainforests in the Illawarra Region, a large collection of significant Aboriginal and European heritage sites and extensive marine habitats. ... Read more


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