Diving in metropolitan Auckland... madness?

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Re: Diving in metropolitan Auckland... madness?

Postby DiveDiva » Wed Sep 05, 2012 8:24 am

Awesome pic Alan!
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Re: Diving in metropolitan Auckland... madness?

Postby divepirate » Thu Sep 06, 2012 11:04 pm

Ali Perkins wrote:I really miss Orakei Wharf (I'm living in Mexico at the moment!). But you'll be lucky to get 2 metres viz under there and beware the fishermen with their dangling hooks, and the ferries. Seahorses, pipefish, fish, crabs and invasive fan worms all on offer if you dare. :D

Watch out for the currents too. Sigh... would dive there now if I could!


You forgot to mention the car stereos. masses of fishing line, and sinkers there for the taking, and of course the (not so) small rays that pass by maybe a little too cloce for comfort at times.
I do miss diving there, it was so interesting, jou never know what you will see from one day to the next.
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