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Porpoise Bay Caves is a large diving area with many caves all lookalike but still different.

Name Dive Site:Porpoise Bay Caves
Depth: 8-18m (26-59ft)
Visibility: 8-12m (26-39ft)
Accessibility: Boat
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GPS:S32°01.625', E115°32.605'

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Almost directly linked to Crystal Palace, towards the Island, directly out of Porpoise Bay, Porpoise Bay Caves make for an exciting second dive after the Palace. There are brilliant photographic opportunities here with divers quite regularly seeing Sea Turtles, Leafy Sea Dragons and Fire fish (a species of Lionfish). This dive site is simply a sit back and watch the world go by, or explore the caves until your heart is content type of dive. No cave here is the same. Crayfish hunters be sure to take your loop with you, the Crayfish are big out here!

The best way to dive Porpoise Bay Caves is to start on the southern end of the reef and work your way toward the island. Be sure to get a good compass bearing, as many caves look alike from the surface and the currents here are a little stronger than Crystal Palace. The dive is such an exciting array of caves that you will very easily lose track of where you are and that could lead to a long swim back to the boat if you are not careful. This dive site has a maximum depth of around 18m and runs up to about 8m. Choose this site when winds are light to non-existent as this site does 'chop up' fairly quickly on a stiff breeze, which can make the dive a little uncomfortable. Marine life you can expect to see here are similar to Crystal Palace and you can be sure to see something new every time you dive here!

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- Perth Diving Academy, 283 Wanneroo Road, Balcatta, Perth

Perth Diving Academy

Perth Diving Academy
+61 8 93441562
 283 Wanneroo Road, Balcatta


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