Broughton Island & Fly Point
Nelson Bay Weekend Away Trip
A little background information on diving at Nelson Bay
Situated approximately 200kms North of Sydney, Nelson Bay should be on every divers checklist! Discover the stunning marine biodiversity hidden underwater in the Port Stephens region. The area is well known for amazing boat diving at Broughton Island, as well as some spectacular shore diving.
Fly Point, one of the local shore dive sites is famous for the plethora of macro life! As you enter the water you are greeted by hundreds of Bream. This site has a maximum depth of 18m where you dive among a number of ledges. Hidden under and among the ledges are many schools of fish, nudibranchs and even occasionally a resident turtle!
Broughton Island is located about 20 kilometres north of Port Stephens and is home to a large number of amazing dive sites. Here is home to a large aggregation of Grey Nurse Sharks and the water around the island regularly gets up to 20m visibility.
- 1 Shore dive at Fly Point or Halifax
- 3 Boat dives at Broughton Island
- Accommodation in dorm style rooms (private rooms available at extra cost)
- Transport to Nelson Bay (carpooling available)
- Rental Equipment
Cost from $445
(or just $395 for dive club members)
$570 (private double room)
(or just $520 for dive club members)
Green Level Trip – Minimum Open Water Diver.
Full gear rental available at $125 for duration of the trip.