SCUBA diving and snorkelling

Scuba and snorkelling

Batemans Marine Park is a popular diving and snorkelling destination. The rocky coastline has plenty of sheltered spots for snorkelling, and reefs, caves, deep gutters and drop offs for divers. The waters teem with life all year round.

Key spots to explore include:

  • Guerilla Bay
  • Broulee Island
  • Shelly Beach (near Moruya)
  • Wagonga Inlet (Narooma)
  • Mystery Bay

A snorkel with Montague Island's Australian and New Zealand fur seal colony is an opportunity not to be missed.

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What you need to know

Montague Island and the Tollgate Islands have been declared grey nurse shark critical habitats to protect this endangered species. Grey nurse sharks also near Brush Island, Jimmies Island, Black Rock, Burrewarra Point and Dalmeny Headland. Special rules apply when you dive and snorkel at these locations.

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