Swansea & Newcastle Scuba Dive Sites | Boat Diving

Dive Newcastle offer boat dives over the weekends on most Saturdays and Sundays on the spacious catamaran, Moorish Idol, specifically built for divers. Ian Moore, skipper and vessel owner, is a highly experienced Divemaster and will make sure you have a great dive.

With the cylinder wells conveniently located behind your seat and the storage compartments located just under your feet, the Moorish Idol offers plenty of wiggle room so you’re not crammed up on the ride out. It has been fitted with a dive specific ladder, offering you the option of climbing up with or without your fins, whatever is comfortable for you! Dive Newcastle specialise in small groups, taking anywhere from 4 to 12 divers, giving you a more calm and comfortable dive experience.

 One of the best aspects of boat diving at Swansea is how easy it is. The shop is a short walk from where the boat departs. It’s an easy ride out in the calm Swansea Channel and in total its about ten minutes to the most popular sites around Moon Island just outside the heads. The sites are generally well protected and easy dives with loads to see.

Best Dive Spots in Swansea | Local Boat Dives

DeSoto Inlet

6 to 8 metre shallow dive, about 80m and 10m wide.

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Moon Island

10 minute boat ride from Swansea Bridge, loaded with dive sites!

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Best Dive Spots in Swansea | Local Shore Dives

Swansea Bridge

Located only 20 metres from our dive store with world class diving

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Catherine Hill Bay

Under the coal ladder, a shallow dive of about 11 metres.

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Flagstaff

5 minute drive from Dive Newcastle, a small bay with a shallow dive area of 5 to 8 metres.

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Halifax

East Swansea | Wreck Dive | Average depth: 22M

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Cannot find the course you are looking for? Have a question?  Call, email or visit us instore

Email: info@divenewcastle.com.au

Phone: (02) 4972 0940

Store location: 2/2 Belmont St, Swansea NSW 2281

Opening hours:
Monday 10am–5pm
Tuesday 9am–5pm
Wednesday 10am–5pm
Thursday 10am–5pm
Friday 10am–5pm
Saturday 8am–4pm
Sunday 8am–4pm

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