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Diving & Snorkeling

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Diving & Snorkeling aboard the True North

Diving and snorkelling

favourite things to do

Diving and snorkelling is one of our favourite things to do. And we’ve been doing it for a long time. True North first ventured out to the Rowley Shoals way back in 1987. In fact, we used to do more diving and snorkelling than anything else and it’s never stopped being one of our most popular activities. And that’s probably because we go to destinations that are revered around the world for their coral and fish life. Places such as Australia’s south coast, the Abrolhos Islands, Ningaloo Reef, the Rowleys, Raja Ampat and Papua New Guinea. Not a bad line-up eh?

Every destination is different and has its own special appeal. The South Coast is absolutely the best place to see marine fauna such as sea lions and orcas. The Abrolhos is believed to be home to as many as a dozen historic shipwrecks – some which have not yet been discovered! Ningaloo boasts coral gardens just a fin-kick off the beach whilst less than 500 people a year are lucky enough to experience just how good it is at the Rowley Shoals. The Rajas are in a region often referred to as the “home of corals” and ask any diver about Papua New Guinea – we’re pretty sure they will respond with something similar to “I have always wanted to go there.”

Diving and snorkelling is also pretty easy on the TRUE NORTH. That’s because we have 6 adventure boats that allow us to group both divers and snorkelers according to experience. Even if you have never put your head under the water before – we can easily introduce you to another world. And at the same time – we can also challenge the most experienced divers onboard!

If you have always wondered what the underwater world is like or, if you have been diving all your life – you have come to the right place!

The bits and pieces

Please note that diving and snorkelling activities may be offered on your upcoming adventure. It is therefore important that you familiarize yourself with the following guidelines concerning equipment:

  • Snorkelling equipment (mask, snorkel & fins) is available for complimentary use on-board. However, bringing your own equipment is the best way to ensure a perfect fit.
  • We recommend that divers bring an appropriate exposure suit. A short sleeve/leg wetsuit may also be a good idea for snorkelers who get cold easily and a rash shirt provides excellent sun protection. Exposure suits may be available for sale on-board however we cannot guarantee that we will have your size in stock.
  • Divers are provided with cylinders, weight belts and weights.
  • Divers normally bring their own personal dive equipment including regulators, BCD and wetsuit.
  • TRUE NORTH has limited dive equipment (BCDs, regulators and dive computers) available for hire on-board. Please confirm arrangements in advance.
  • It is highly recommended that divers bring their own dive computer. THE SHARING OF DIVE COMPUTERS IS NOT PERMITTED.
  • Divers MUST dive with a safety sausage. If you do not bring your own you will be required to purchase one on-board.
  • Night dives MAY be offered. If you intend to night dive, you MUST bring your own primary light source. A secondary or back up light source is also recommended. Dive lights may be available for sale on-board however stock levels cannot be guaranteed.
  • Divers MUST provide proof of certification on-board.
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