Places to Dive Near Perth

10 places to dive near Perth

Rottnest Island

Snorkeling and diving are particularly rewarding at the Rottnest Island for there is a rich collection of marine life here. In addition to this this there are more than 13 shipwrecks on the sea bed and each one is fascinating in its own way.

Ningaloo Reef

This spot is has a rich collection of marine life which includes more than 500 fish species and 220 coral species. This number includes everything from stingrays, turtles, dolphins, to even sharks. If you are lucky, you may even be able to spot the endemic dugong.

Rowley Shoals

The 3 distinct coral atolls found at this dive site makes diving such a treat here. Shellfish and clams are the highlights of this site and you will surely be blown away by the most pristine coral gardens that adorn this region.

10 places to dive near Perth

HMAS Perth Wreck

400 km south of Perth the remains of the famous HMAS Perth can be found. At a length of 133 meters the remains of this ship is now home to a plethora of sea life including mussels, sponges, oysters, and of course plenty of fish.

Marmion Marine Park

Located in the Sunset Coast, this is yet another picturesque spot that boasts of sparkling blue waters that is just as heavenly on the inside as it is on the outside. North of Scarborough is the Mettams Pool that has an underwater world worth exploring

Shoalwater Islands Marine Park

This is one dive spot that has ship wrecks, seagrass meadows and some of the most spectacular reefs. If you want the best of all worlds, take a dive into this one.

West Coast Dive Park

This dive park is located 45 minutes from Perth and was created to offer divers a world class diving experience. To date it has maintained standards

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