Scuba diving in Channel Rock

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Average: 10 m
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The Channel Rock dive site is located in Darwin, Australia. It is a beloved place for divers, located close to the main shipping channel into Darwin Harbour. Diving at Channel Rock is suitable for divers of all levels, because the average depth is 12-16m/39-52ft. However, the reef has slopes around it that facilitate deeper dives. Diving at Channel Rock is an exciting experience.

When to go

Darwin has a tropical climate. There are two clear, distinct seasons in Darwin: the wet season and dry season. The average temperature is approximately the same all year round, but the humidity level is dramatically different. The dry season starts in May and ends in September, with a typical temperature of 21-32C/69-89F. The wet season is characterized by temperatures around 25-33C/77-91F and lasts from November to April.

What to see

There is a large variety of species, such as batfish, grouper, barracudas, and stingrays. In addition to reef fish, divers can encounter turtles at Channel Rock. Divers will enjoy seeing the reef, soft and hard corals, and sponges.

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