The Land Down Under is a giant country with thousands of places to get in the water. Its most famous reef probably need not be mentioned by name. Australia is home to some one of the most diverse marine wildlife populations on Earth, its healthy waters and nutrient rich reefs attract fish, rays, sharks, turtles, and pretty much anything a diver can imagine.
July to November
Temperate, Tropical, Subtropical, Desert
Australia is a rather friendly and safe place to travel. No special immunizations or vaccinations are required to visit this country. In an emergency, telephone 000.
Australians will often joke about the number of deadly and venomous species in the country, but don’t worry, most of them aren’t out to bother you. As for diving, shark attacks are only as common as anywhere else considering how many people get into the water, that is to say, they are very rare.
A one-day dive trip will cost you $70-200, depending on location and transportation. $180 is the average daily price for traveling in Australia. The average price of food for one day is $30. If you’re staying in a hostel, eating out a little, cooking most of your meals, and using local transportation, your budget could be in the range of $40-60.