Category Archives: Nelson Bay

Venomous Cephalopods

We were lucky enough to see and photograph our first flamboyant cuttlefish on our recent Philippines holiday.  We knew these critters were small, but I still wasn’t prepared for how small, about 5-7 cm.  Also I didn’t know they are … Continue reading

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Best dive photos from Nelson Bay

We’re now at Hawks Nest and unfortunately the weather is cold, wet and windy, so I thought I would post a few photos from our last couple of dives. The water clarity had dropped significantly on our last couple of dives … Continue reading

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Nelson Bay’s Blue-ringed octopus

We have spotted two blue-ringed octopus while diving at Nelson Bay.  These octopus are quite small, they will fit in the palm of your hand, and are very very poisonous.  In fact they are among one of the deadliest creatures … Continue reading

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Early morning dive at Fly Point

The very next morning after diving the Pipeline at Nelson  Bay the previous night, we did a sunrise dive at Fly Point, Nelson Bay.  Fly Point is a sanctuary zone and there certainly was plenty of fish life.  The water … Continue reading

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Our first Striped Pyjama Cuttlefish

Last night we dived the Pipeline (co-op wall) at Nelson Bay and it was beautiful.  This was our first dive at Nelson Bay, which has some of the best shore diving in Australia, and because it’s shore diving we don’t have … Continue reading

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