Broughton Island

Location: Hawks Nest
State: NSW
Diver Qualification: Open Water
Average Depth: 20mtrs
Max Depth: 30mtrs
Average Visibility: 20mtrs
Access Type: BOAT
Directions: Located 1km off the coast of the Myall Lakes National Park, accessible by boat. 2 and a half hours north of Sydney, 1 hour north of Newcastle, is Hawks Nest, with an active dive shop which can service your diving needs.
Description: Sites ranging from shark gutters to bubble cave, swim throughs, bommies, rocky reefs and more. The world famous Looking Glass is an island split right in half, which is an awesome dive for any level of experience.

Grey nurse, Port Jackson and wobbiegong sharks, rays, dolphins, moray eels, shrimp, crayfish, nudibranchs, cuttlefish, huge variety of fish, sea stars, urchins, sponge gardens.... the list goes on!! The trip out also provides sightings of dolphins, whales, turtles and even a penguin or two.