Dive in kingfisher
there is no better way to experience the amazing beauty of the underwater world if not through a unique liveaboard experience on the ultimate Dive Boat, the M/V King Fisher.
Exploring more dive sites in Western Australia, you will be surprised to visit Canal Rocks. This dive site can be found in Dunsborough. Anyone will surely love the great view. Photographers should not miss any scene for it will definitely worth every shot. One of the best things about this dive site is that it is not hard to find. Just go down to Dunsborough, ask some local folks and you can easily reach the site.
To reach the dive site, you can either take the shore or ride a small boat to reach it faster. The average depth is 17 meters and the maximum is about 20 meters. The visibility is also 20 meters. Intermediate divers and even beginners can dive on this dive site wearing their complete wet suit, Just like any Australian dive site, diving is all throughout the year.
Canal Rocks has a rich aquatic life. There are different sea creatures that you can see and encounter. Among the huge creatures that you can meet there are manta rays, nursing sharks, and white tipped sharks. The common residents of the site are smaller creatures like Jew fish, grouper and harlequins. The corals are also hard, colorful and amazing. The underwater scene is more than perfect. You can see different schools of fishes, lobsters, turtles and more.
Average Depth: 17m
Maximum Depth: 20m
Average Visiblity: 20m
Cod Spot is a famous dive spot with charter boats operating out of Exmouth. It is located in the Murion Islands which are about 16 km north away from Exmouth.
At the northern tip of the wall is a patch of sand which if crossed for about 10 m to 15 m will take you to a large bommie.
During the season, the site is a manta ray cleaning station. Numerous mantas can be here at any moment at that time.
Your dive here can be very entertaining especially when schools of potato cods follow you as you swim around.
The deepest diving depth is at 18 meters. The visibility is fairly good at 10 meters. Currents are calm and easy.
Average Depth: 10-15m
Maximum Depth: 18m
Average Visiblity: 10m
Eagle Bluff is one of the most beautiful dive sites in Western Australia. This site is located in Shark’s Bay. You will fall in love with the lovely view and perfect underwater scenes. Photographers will absolutely love this site for it can give them amazingly beautiful shots that can’t be seen anywhere else.
Novice and intermediate divers will absolutely love to discover the life under its blue water. The average depth is 2 meters while the maximum is 5. On the other hand, the average visibility is 10 meters. Eagle Bluff can be the best place to practice diving. Beginners will definitely learn a lot on this site.
To reach the dive site, you should walk through the shore. Enjoy the cold breeze and be visually satisfied with the gorgeous view. When you reach the site, you will absolutely see more and you will be amazed. Different creatures can be found swimming by. At times, you can see some sharks, dugongs, dolphins, and different types of sea snakes. On the sea grass beds, you can see some hard corals and bommies. The marine life in this dive site is indeed abundant. Different schools of fish can be found swimming around.
Anyone can visit the dive site anytime. Aside from diving, the site is also perfect for swimming and snorkeling so if you want an ultimate adventure, never miss Eagle Bluff.
Average Depth: 2m
Maximum Depth: 5m
Average Visiblity: 10m
Bremer bay is the home of great diving sites. One of the best dive sites that can be found on this bay is the Fish Eyes. Just like any Dive sites in Australia, you can see the beauty of Fish Eyes anytime of the year. You can reach it through a small boat. It can be found easily and you will be surprised to see the beauty of nature and underwater scenes. You can find the site through Fishery Beach Marina. From there, proceed to the Black Point. In the middle of the area you will find a sculpted rock hole that has the same shape with an eye socket.
The average depth of Fish Eyes is around 14 meters while 16 meters is the maximum depth. Novice to Intermediate divers will definitely enjoy the deep and clean ocean. The average visibility is also 5 meters. You can dive and explore the nature’s best underwater scenes. The warmest temperature of sea water is 25 Celsius and the coldest is 19 Celsius.
You will adore the granite bolders covered with sponges, soft corals, and hard corals. Various types of fishes and echinoderms can also be found. After diving, you will understand why this site is called the leafy sea dragon country. Aside from these schools of fish, you can also see some sea lions dropping by. Turtles also visit the site at times.
Jack’s Patch is an excellent dive site located in the Salmon Bay Rottnest Island (WA). It is consisted of a limestone reef, covered with stunning hard and soft corals.
There are number of ledges and swim throughs you can explore here. The only cave here is found towards the northern end of the area.
The site is well known for hosting a superb macro life. Here you can find an amazing diversity of marine species, reason why macro photographers consider the site a paradise. However, the site is not advisable if you want to see shoals of crayfish.
Jack’s Patch is even better during excellent visibility.
The shallowest part of the reef is at approximately 13 meters. Average depth is 15 meters and maximum depth is 27 meters. The currents are moderate and can give you a fierce dive when strong.
Average Depth: 13m
Maximum Depth: 15m
Average Visiblity: 27m
Ten nautical miles away from Lancelin, you can find one of the best dive sites in Western Australia. This dive site is called Key Biscayne. The dive site is for advanced divers with an average depth of 32 meters. The maximum depth is approximately 42 meters which makes it one of the deepest dive sites in Australia. The average visibility on the other hand, is about 18 meters. Divers can reach the dive site through a boat ride.
Key Biscane was an offshore oil platform rig that sunk for about 16 years ago. It was 10 nautical miles away from Lancelin and it was towed down the West Australian coast. Now, the platform lies upside down the 42 meter deep water. After a lot of years, the platform is now the home of sea creatures. You can found thousands of crays living inside. Aside from that, you can also see skippies, Big Snappers, and West Australian Dhufish. You can see a lot of creatures and beautiful corals on the deepest part of the sea.
The site is also perfect for some pictures. If you want to discover the marine life, you can dive and explore the aquatic scenes. However, only advanced divers can reach the deepest part. It’s for safety purposes as well.
You can dive anytime on this dive site. Wearing your complete wetsuit, be prepared to explore the beauty that lies within.
Average Depth: 32m
Maximum Depth: 42m
Average Visiblity: 18m
One of the shallowest Kingfisher diving dive site is Louisa Bay that has a maximum diving depth of 3 meters. Thereby, it is popular for its shallow dive.
Aside from being shallow, it impressively hosts a huge diversity of macro life you can enjoy observing at. These include species of groupers, angelfish, corals, whale sharks, and Chelmon Rostratus.
The current here is usually zero to mild. It can also be strong without warning but assume that the current can be wild when the weather is tough. Visibility varies from 10 m to 50 m. Water temperature is between 19 degrees Celsius (during winter) and 25 degrees Celsius (during summer).
Best months to dive are January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November, and December.
Average Depth: 0m
Maximum Depth: 3m
Average Visiblity: 10-50m
Mandu Wall lies on the western portion of Gulf (boat from Exmouth) (WA). This amazing kingfisher diving dive site is rated for advanced diving. It has an average diving dpth of 12 meters and a maximum of 14 meters. It is known for its great wall in north to south and also for having numerous caves and swim throughs you can explore.
The north-south wall is large with soft corals on top, lots of potatoe cod, reef fish and tiger sharks sighted. The wall drops to 20 meters. It is rewarded for sightings of breathtaking creatures such as groups of trevallies, barracudas, groupers, sweetlips, batfish, baitfish, unicornfish, coral trouts, reef sharks and fusiliers.
Average Depth: 12m
Maximum Depth: 14m
Average Visiblity: 20m
Monkey Rock has a number of walls that are covered with beautiful corals descending down to 30 meters deep. The abundance of marine life here is also spectacular. Here you’ll see whale sharks, large cod and groupers, mackerel, small tropical reef fish and tuna.
It is one of the deep dive sites in the area with a maximum diving depth of 30 meters. Underwater visibility is good enough, varying between 10 and 50 meters.
The water temperature ranges from 19 degrees Celsius during winter and 25 degrees Celsius in the summer.
Best months to go here are January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November, and December.
Average Depth: 10m
Maximum Depth: 30m
Average Visiblity: 10-50m
Lying at the south of Cape Naturaliste, Sugarloaf Rock is another excellent dive spot among the kingfisher diving sites. The site has a diving depth varying from the average of 17 meters up to the maximum of 22 meters. Its average visibility is good enough at 20 meters.
Walking to the water of Sugarloaf Rock will not take you so long. The entry is not hard for it is shallow and quite sheltered. Another good thing about the site is that you don’t need to worry about getting an extremely fierce dive due to the calm and easy water.
The site is popularized by both beginners and experienced divers as well. It is also said to be an epic dive spot.
The site has also been rewarded for having an impressive underwater scenery with spectacular marine life, warm winter water temperature and a very good visibility.
The months of February to the end of May are the best chances to dive here in Sugarloaf Rock due to the sporadic long periods of easterly winds.
Average Depth: 17m
Maximum Depth: 20m
Average Visiblity: 22m
This dive site is found in Wambro Sound (WA). It is rated for open water dives. It has an average visibility of 7 meters and a shallow maximum diving depth of 8 meters.
It is a good site for novice divers who want to experience a great yet easy dive away from the shore.
The dive includes a reef with ledges and caves you can explore.
The site is also a good sanctuary of flora and fauna. Here you’ll surely enjoy seeing large numbers of unique colorful marine species. These species include wrasse, nudibranch, crayfish, and lots of reef fish. You will be exhilarated by these creatures plus the perfectly moderate currents, warm winter water temperature, shallow diving depth and exceptional visibility.
Average Depth: 7m
Maximum Depth: 10m
Average Visiblity: 10m
Dive Sites In King Fisher
Phuket is Thailand’s largest island, and the approximate size of Singapore itself. It’s West coast which stretches across the Andaman Sea is a hub for all forms of water activities and an ideal diving destination for divers. A reputable dive boat in the area is the M/V Kingfisher which frequents the Similan Island waters. It is a motorized vessel equipped to provide not only the necessary facilities for diving but also a luxurious and comfortable travel means to dive sites. This form of diving adventure is also known as Liveaboard Diving, where tourists are not limited to a nearby diving location but can actually travel to remote sites via King Fisher.
When it comes to diving with the Kingfisher, you can avail of various diving charters and different trips. Day trips and night trips are available and leave daily from port. Dive sites across the island region include the Similans, Phi Phi, Shark Point, Anemone Reed, King Cruiser Wreck, RachaYaiIsland and the RachaNoiisland.
The King Fisher offers a variety of diving tours and programs, fit to satisfy the wants of various customers. These packages include the overnight dive trips, day trips and liveaboard diving to the Mergui Archipelago in Burma, Phi Phi, Richelieu Rock, HinDaeng, Surin Islands and the Similan Islands. A diving trip can take from 2 to 10 days depending on the location and on the tourists’ wants. Diving with the King Fisher is truly an adventure fit to suit anyone’s unique tastes.
Diving Packages of the King Fisher are inclusive of daily meals with drinks of coffee and tea, drinking water, snacks, diving facilities such as the weights, tanks and weight belts with 4 dives per day depending on weather conditions and a qualified PADI Instructor and Divemaster to assist the tourist during their dive.
|Best Diving Season:||March to May|
|Weather:||Southwest monsoon is in place by April to October while northeast monsoon by October to February.|
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|Transportation:||To get to Phuket, Thailand’s west coast, the main location of the King Fisher, you may take a flight from any of the internationally acclaimed airlines.|