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About Me
My Diving
Web Links - Dive Clubs
St George Scuba Club
Some of my Best Photos
Contact Me

Dive Sites
Sydney Reef Dive Sites
Sydney Shipwrecks
Sydney Dive Visibility, Swell and Temps
Kelly Talking on ABC Sydney about Shipwrecks
NSW Dive Sites
Sydney Shipwreck Summary
NSW Shipwreck GPS/Marks
Australian Dive Sites
Overseas Dive Sites
Aircraft I have Dived
Old Bottles
Free Shipwreck Books

Dive Related Equipment
Shearwater Predator and Heinrichs Weikamp OSTC 2N
Uwatec Aladin Dive Computers
Apollo AV1 Underwater Scooter
Bauer Compressor
DIY Oxygen Stick - Nitrox
GoPro HD Hero Video Camera
My Camera Setup
Purchase of New Dive Boat
My Dive Boat - Mak Cat
My Old Dive Boat - Le Scat
My Dive Gear
GPS and Diving
Make Your Own Car Tank Rack

Marine Life
Rarer Sydney Marine Life
Bare Island Pygmy Pipe Horses
Bare Island Sea Horses
Bare Island Nudibranchs
Bare Island Marine Life
Encounter with Southern Right Whale and Calf

Other Dive Info
How Weather Affects Diving in Sydney
Visibility and Wave Averages in Sydney
Waves and Diving
Diving Weather and Sea Conditions
Tide Tables
Dive Accidents and Incidents
Dive Book Reviews
Site Map
Noel Hitchins 1951-2005
Lloyd Bridges - Mike Nelson in Sea Hunt
My Yachting Adventures
Below is a list of links to the main pages about my yacht, Catlypso and My Yachting Adventures:
  • Purchase of Catlypso
  • Details about Catlypso
  • Cleaning/Repairing Catlypso
  • My Yachting Adventures.
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    Michael's 4WD Trips
    Click here for a list of my Four Wheel Drive and Camping Trips.
    Home Brewing
    Click here for an article about Home Brewing.
    Sydney Dive Site Hints
    "By-Pass Reef was named after John Beddie"
    Australian Dive Sites
    New South WalesNorthern TerritoryQueenslandSouth AustraliaTasmaniaVictoriaWestern Australia


    Cape York

  • RMS Quetta
  • Great Detached Reef and nearby

  • Captain Bloods Wall of Terror
  • Da Phat
  • Entourage Reef
  • Lush Spot
  • Manta Point
  • Port Arthur
  • Raine Island Eastern Apex
  • Raine Island Northern Wall
  • 6MP
  • Southern Entrance
  • Turtle Farm
  • Woodies
  • Osprey Reef

  • Admiralty Anchor
  • Cobalt Caves
  • Coral Castles
  • Nautilus Photo Opportunity
  • North Horn
  • North Horn Shark Dive
  • North Horn Drift
  • Raging Horn
  • Ribbon Reefs - Great Barrier Reef

  • Port Douglas - Land Information
  • Undersea Explorer - A great liveaboard
  • Agincourt Reef North
  • Cod Hole Drift
  • Challenger Bay
  • Chinamans Reef
  • Clam Gardens
  • Eagle Rock
  • G Spot
  • North Ribbon Reef No 2
  • North Ribbon Reef No 5
  • Pixies Garden
  • Pixies Pinnacle
  • Phils Nursery Bommie
  • Seven Heaven
  • Steve's Bommie
  • Traceys Wonderland
  • Heron Island

  • Heron Island General
  • Blue Pools to North Bommie Drift
  • Coral Cascades to Tenements 1 Drift
  • Coral Plate to Gorgonia Hole Drift
  • Gorgonia Hole
  • Grants Gap
  • Harrys Bommie
  • Heron Bommie (The Bommie)
  • Heron Bommie to Pams Point Drift
  • Hole in the Wall
  • Hole in the Wall to Coral Grotto Drift
  • Tenements 2 to Tenements 1 Drift
  • Research Area, Wistari Reef
  • Gold Coast

  • Gold Coast General
  • South Wall Pipes
  • South Wall Drift
  • South West Wall
  • Townsville

  • SS Yongala
  • Staghorn Reef - Shell Reef
  • Whitsunday Islands and nearby

  • Manta Ray Bay - Hook Island
  • Bait Reef
  • Bunker Group

  • Lady Musgrave Island
  • South Australia

    Yankalilla area

  • Normanville - Details of town
  • HMAS Hobart Details and History
  • HMAS Hobart Dives
  • Rapid Bay Jetty
  • Northern Territory


  • Darwin General
  • MV Marchart
  • Northern Gutter
  • Song Saigon
  • The Crater
  • Western Australia


  • Perth and Fremantle - General
  • Rottnest Island
  • Dunsborough - Cape Naturaliste

  • Dunsborough - General
  • HMAS Swan - Ship Details and History
  • HMAS Swan - Diving
  • Victoria

    Melbourne - Port Phillip Heads

  • Melbourne Diving
  • J4 Submarine - 90' Sub
  • Portsea Pier
  • The Zoo - Blue Devilfish Dropoff
  • New South Wales

    Click here for separate index



  • Bicheno General Information
  • 27B
  • Castle Cave
  • Golden Bommies
  • The Canyon
  • The Steps
  • Trap Reef, North Gutter
  • Waubs Bay or The Bay
  • Eaglehawk Neck

  • Eaglehawk Neck General Information
  • Boulder Point
  • Cape Hauy Seals
  • Cathedral Caves
  • SS Nord
  • The Thumbs
  • Hobart

  • Bellerive Beach
  • Rocky Cape Area

  • North East Sisters Island
  • Simmos Reef
  • North West Rocky Cape
  • Rocky Cape Outer Reef
  • North East Tasmania

  • Eddystone Point
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    This web site has been wholly thought up, designed, constructed and funded for almost 30 years by Michael McFadyen without any help from the Australian Dive Industry.
    Website created 1996!