Scuba diving in USAT Meigs

  • must see
From Boat
Diver level
Average: 15 m
Maximum: 18 m
Average: 5 m
Maximum: 7 m
The USAT Meigs is a prominent dive site in Darwin, Australia. The USAT Meigs dive spot is the wreck of a United States Army vessel, which was sunk on February 19, 1942 in Darwin. The site is a perfect choice for beginner-level divers to train how to dive. The site can only be accessed by boat. Diving at the USAT Meigs dive site is fascinating for history lovers.

When to go

The climate is tropical at Darwin, with clear wet and dry seasons. The average temperature tends to be about the same all year. The dry season lasts from May to September, with a typical temperature of 21-32C/69-89F. The wet season has temperatures around 25-33C/77-91F, and lasts from November to April.

What to see

The marine life is not that spectacular, but but the view of the shipwreck will interest every diver. Different species of turtles can be seen at the site.

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