Shore diving also known at “muck diving” at Tweed Heads is a great location for beginner divers, as it offers many shore dives! Shore diving is the perfect opportunity to improve your scuba skills at a reasonable cost. Tweed heads is located off Coral Street, Tweed Heads. The dive site has easy access with concrete stairs down to the entry point. Most divers sit down to enter the ocean by the stairs, but there is a second option of a beach entry to the East of the cove. This entry brings you around to the point and is perfect for drift divers or new divers.
Diving at Tweed Heads has some remarkable free shore diving. The river is free if you have all your own scuba gear. Otherwise, you can hire out equipment and tanks from Scuba Shane Diving. The Tweed Heads shore dive site is at an average depth of 6 metres to a maximum depth of 12 metres. You can dive into the North rock wall during the slack high tide. Usually, it has roughly 10 metres of visibility. Nevertheless, visibility is affected by rain runoff. Therefore, it is best to avoid this dive site after a heavy downpour.
In terms of marine wildlife, you can expect estuary fish and sometimes turtles. Normally, the octopus steals the show. Also, dolphins are commonly seen during the dive brief. The water temperature goes down to a chilly 19 degrees during the winter months. In summer, it can get as high as 27 degrees.
Tanks and equipment are available for hire. Usually, Scuba Shane Diving visits Tweed Heads on a weekly basis while delivering the Open Water Diver Course.
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