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Getting There

ProDive Central Coast operate a  govt. surveyed dive boat that speeds you out to the dive site in what many are describing as the best ‘day’ dive boat to the Adelaide – the purpose built “Snappy Tom” will show you what a comfortable and safe dive boat ride is really like. The vessel has  two full sized boarding ladder that makes it easy and also very safe when exiting to the water.

We run regular morning trips (weather permitting) and booked afternoon and night dives plus, with the ex HMAS Adelaide being so close to the boat ramp, she offers a great opportunity for advanced scuba diving courses, enriched air, wreck and photography courses are an option you can partake in, every day.

This dive site is an awesome adventure for both novice and technical divers. A visually impacting dive with a lot of the ships equipment and machinery left in place.

From very early on, the marine life has been attracted to this area with a Minke whale and Australian Fur Seal dropping in for a peek within weeks of the scuttling. Schools of juvenile tropical Heniochus, small Bream, Yellowtail Kingfish and tiny Mados have already claimed a spot and larger fish will follow in the coming years making this area a fantastic artificial reef.

The nearest boat ramp to the HMAS Adelaide is Terrigal haven.


How to get to here from the M1 Freeway from south

  • After crossing Mooney Mooney bridge, move into left lane at top of hill
  • Take the off ramp to Central Coast Hwy Exit, Somersby
  • Continue along Central Coast Hwy, Somersby after ramp
  • At the roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Dane Dr, Gosford
  • Turn right onto Masons Pde, Gosford
  • Continue along York St, Gosford at Gosford Olympic Swimming Pool
  • Continue along Victoria St, East Gosford at St Patricks Primary Melbourne St
  • Continue along George St, East Gosford
  • Veer left onto The Entrance Rd, East Gosford
  • Take the LEFT FORK onto Erina at Fountain Plaza Shopping Centre
  • Continue along The Entrance Rd, Erina at Dominos Pizza
  • Veer right onto Terrigal Dr, Erina
  • At the roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Terrigal Dr, Erina
  • At the roundabout take the 1st exit onto Terrigal Dr, Terrigal at The Bungalows Mobile Home Village
  • At the roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Terrigal Dr, Terrigal
  • Continue along Terrigal Esp, Terrigal
  • Turn left onto Terrigal haven after Ash St, Terrigal
  • Follow road towards "Haven Seafoods" near boat ramp.

 

How to get to here from the M1 Freeway from North

  • Take the off ramp to Wyong Rd Exit, Mardi
  • Continue along Wyong Rd for 12 roundabouts
  • Turn right at roundabout to Tumbi Rd
  • Follow Tumbi Rd to the Central Coast Highway
  • Turn right at roundabout
  • Turn left at roundabout to Ocean View Drive
  • Follow Ocean View drive to Terrigal Drive
  • Turn left at roundabout onto Terrigal drive
  • Continue along Terrigal Esplanade
  • Turn left onto Terrigal haven after Ash St, Terrigal
  • Follow road towards "Haven Seafoods" near boat ramp.

 

GPS address- 2 The Esplanade, Terrigal, NSW, 2260