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Location: Ulladulla
State: NSW
Diver Qualification: Open Water
Average Depth: 22mtrs
Max Depth: 24mtrs
Average Visibility: 10mtrs
Access Type: BOAT
Directions: Give the guys at Ulladulla Divers Supplies a call and book a seat on Warrigal or one of their other boats. Site is only a 5 minute trip from Ulladulla Harbour.
Description: This is a nice relaxing dive, and with the map available in Tom Byron's Guide to Southern NSW is very easy to navigate. Site is made up of a couple of drop-offs with scattered rocks and boulders over the bottom and a kelp garden up above. Take a swim into the tunnel (look out for the statue of the seal on the left hand side of the entrance), then out through one of the vents at the other end and look for the big ship's anchor sitting on the sea floor. There are also some nice swim-thoughs and some good channels to follow with plenty of crevices and ledges to stick the noggin in and have a look.

Fish life here can be great at times, with the usual big, hungry grouper, pesky maori wrasse, banded wrasse, good sized mowies, leatherjackets, cuttlefish, octopus, etc. Also keep an eye out for the resident bleakers / eastern blue devil fish - it is a great specimen and a fine photographic model !! Plenty of old wives and bullseyes can be seen as are the occasional small ray buried in the sand on the bottom.

Plenty of sponges, soft corals and some good sized gorgonians (keep an eye out for the yellow fans which are apparently unusual in this neck of the woods). There are also a fair number of nudibranchs throughout the site.

This really is a nice dive in most conditions, and especially good when the surface is slight and the boat ride out not too bumpy.