Scuba Divers Federation of South Australia
Eyre Peninsula Diving Sites
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Giant cuttlefish aggregation
Giant Cuttlefish Aggregation
The Giant Australian Cuttlefish migrates each year to the Upper Spencer Gulf breeding grounds near Point Lowly, South Australia, during the months of May through to early August. This is a globally unique mass aggregation event, recognized internationally by David Attenborough’s Blue Planet and others. The site is in shallow waters suitable for snorkelling as well as scuba. Accommodation and services, including tank fills and gear hire, are available in the nearby community of Whyalla. See SDFSA’s Services Directory for shops in the region.
The dive shop Coffin Bay Scuba Co. is mapping dive sites along the west coast of the Eyre Peninsula, and posting some of their underwater sightings on iNaturalist – see https://inaturalist.ala.org.au/people/coffinbayscubaco . This an ongoing effort to catalogue “the local marine flora and fauna on the west coast of the Eyre Peninsula”.
Shark Cage Diving
Shark Cage Diving, Port Lincoln
Tour operators based in Port Lincoln provide day trips and liveaboard experiences to the Neptune Islands to view Great White Sharks. Consult the SDFSA Services Directory for the Port Lincoln tour operators.