Water Activities


The Leeuwin Current makes for pleasant sea temperatures all year round ranging from 24oC (75oF) in the summer months to 20oC (64oF) in the winter months.


The Batavia shipwreck lies in four to six metres of clear Indian Ocean and is ranked the #1 dive spot in Western Australia.

There are a number of self-guided dive trails or you may like to charter a boat.  For information on the self-guided dive trails contact the Department of Fisheries or download their information guide at 


Perhaps one of the most beautiful locations for a snorkelling experience is at the Abrolhos Islands. Teeming with marine life, the Abrolhos Islands is rated #2 in the Top Ten Dive and Snorkel Spots in Western Australia.


Recreational fishing is permitted around the islands within allocated seasons. For fishing regulations and licenses please contact the     Department of Fisheries