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Australia

Overview

Australia is the sixth-largest country in the world; it is 50% larger than Europe but has the lowest population density – only two people per square kilometre. Australia is home to the oldest continuous culture on earth, and it is believed Australia’s aboriginal people arrived by boat at least 50,000 years ago.

Many of Australia’s native animals are found nowhere else. It is one of the few countries to have all three groups of mammals – monotremes, marsupials and placentals. Australia is home to more than 800 species of birds, including the iconic emu, kookaburra and cassowary. It also boasts two crocodile species, 4,000 fish species and 50 types of marine mammals.

There’s NOTHING like Australia!

Snapshot

Australia’s climate differs considerably from state to state and across territories. There are four distinct seasons in most states, apart from Tropical North Queensland which is governed by a wet and a dry season. Expect summer daytime temperatures ranging between 26°C and 35°C. In winter, you can expect daytime temperatures to range between 16°C and 23°C.

Winter in southern regions can be quite cold, while temperatures in northern regions can be warm year round. Please see regional information for further information. Style of dress in Australia is western and fairly liberal.

AUD
Dependent on zone. Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) is UTC/GMT+10, Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) is UTC/GMT + 9 1/2 and Australian Western Time (AWST) is UTC/GMT +8.
Tap water is perfectly safe.

Diving

Overview

With over 7,000 beaches, Australia has more than any other nation. The extensive coastline makes for an unparalleled diversity in terms of both land and ocean climates. The vastness of the continent means there is a variety of diving available, from spectacularly colourful tropical reefs in northern regions to temperate luscious seaweed gardens further south. Both environments offer a home to an abundance of unique species and subsequently, endless opportunities for divers.

Temperature

Dependent on region and season, please see regional information.

Dive Season

Year round with some seasonality dependent on region.

Dive Highlights

Abundant marine life, the world’s largest coral reef, great white sharks, sea dragons and many other unique species

Regions

Australia - Western Australia
Australia - South Australia
Australia - Queensland
Australia - New South Wales
Australia - Cocos Keeling Islands
Australia - Christmas Island

Packages

Manta Ray Season
From
$2,011
AUD/pp
Australia
Queensland

Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort

Departs 4 May, 2023
Flights
5 Nights
Meals
8 Dives
Activities
Escorted Departure
From
$4,294
AUD/pp
Australia
Christmas island

Red Crab Migration Season

Departs 2 December, 2022
Flights
7 Nights
Car Hire
12 Dives
Minke Whale Season
From
$4,135
AUD/pp
Australia
Queensland

Spirit Of Freedom

Departs 6 July, 2023
7 Nights
Meals
26 Dives
Activities
Transfers
Coral Sea
From
$2,725
AUD/pp
Australia
Queensland

Spirit Of Freedom

Departs 9 July, 2023
Flight
Activities
4 Nights
Meals
15 Dives
Transfers
Minke Whale Season
From
$2,140
AUD/pp
Australia
Queensland

Spirit Of Freedom

Departs 6 July, 2023
3 Nights
Meals
11 Dives
Activities
Flight
Transfers
Manta Ray Season
From
$2,239
AUD/pp
Australia
Queensland

Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort

Departs 3 July, 2023
Flights
5 Nights
Meals
8 Dives
Activities
S S Yongala - Coral Sea
From
$4,276
AUD/pp
Australia
QLD

Yongala & Coral Sea

Departs 6 April, 2023
7 Nights
29 Dives
All Meals
Transfers
From
$1,261
AUD/pp
Australia
Queensland

Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort

Flights
5 Nights
Meals
Snorkelling
Activities
From
$1,901
AUD/pp
Australia
Queensland

Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort

Flights
5 Nights
Meals
8 Dives
Activities
Limited Season
From
$1,570
AUD/pp
Australia
Queensland

Prodive Cairns Minke Whales

3 Nights
10 Dives
Meals
Transfers
From
$1,239
AUD/pp
Australia
Cocos Keeling Islands

Cocos Castaway

4 Nights
6 Dives
S S Yongala - Coral Sea
From
$4,276
AUD/pp
Australia
QLD

Yongala & Coral Sea

Departs 9 March, 2023
7 Nights
29 Dives
All Meals
Transfers
From
$2,426
AUD/pp
Australia
QLD

Mike Ball 4nt Coral Sea

4 Nights
14 Dives
All Meals
Transfers
Ribbon Reefs
From
$2,143
AUD/pp
Australia
QLD

Mike Ball 3nt Cod Hole

Flight
3 Nights
12 Dives
All Meals
Transfers
From
$4,148
AUD/pp
Australia
QLD

Mike Ball Coral Sea Safari

7 Nights
26 Dives
All Meals
Activities
Transfers
Coral Sea Exploratory
From
$4,148
AUD/pp
Australia
QLD

Mike Ball 7nt Coral Sea

7 Nights
26 Dives
All Meals
Transfers
Coral Sea & Cod Hole
From
$2,963
AUD/pp
Australia
QLD

Mike Ball 5nt 2022/23

5 Nights
18 Dives
All Meals
Transfers
From
$1,944
AUD/pp
Australia
Christmas Island

VQ3 Lodge

7 Nights
10 Dives
Car Rental
From
$2,014
AUD/pp
Australia
Christmas Island

The Sunset Resort

7 Nights
10 Dives
Car Rental
Mike Ball Dive Expedition
From
$4,192
AUD/pp
Australia
QLD

Far North Coral Sea Exploratory

Departs 13 October, 2022
7 Nights
26 Dives
All Meals
Transfers
Whale Sharks & Humpbacks
From
$2,054
AUD/pp
Australia
WA - Exmouth

Ningaloo Reef

Transfers
7 Nights
8 Dives
Snorkeling
Dive the Rowley Shoals
From
$4,490
AUD/pp
Australia
WA - Rowley Shoals

Odyssey Expeditions - 2023 Departures

7 nights
Meals
28 Dives
Great White Sharks
From
$1,795
AUD/pp
Australia
South Australia

Rodney Fox Expeditions

3 Nights
Dives
Meals

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