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Dive Review of Resorts Padi Dive Center/Morten Island in
Australia/Tangalooma island

Resorts Padi Dive Center/Morten Island: "Less than average dive, but happy I still had the opportunity", Dec, 2015,

by Briton M Tater, AZ, US ( 1 report with 1 Helpful vote). Report 9389 has 1 Helpful vote.

No photos available at this time

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations 4 stars Food N/A
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 3 stars
Dive Operation N/A Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 3 stars
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced 1 stars
Comments I was traveling to meet my friend and his wife in Brisbane before they left to start living in the United States. Originally I didn't have time or planned on diving during the trip. We took a day trip to Moreton Island and I saw they offered diving at the resort. The dive was focused around the Curtin Artificial Reef that started in 1968. We geared up on the shore and walked out in the surf to a large D-day style boat. A short boat ride out to the dive site with snorkelers took about 5 minutes. The only issue with this dive was visibility. I'm not sure if it was common for low visibility in that area, but It was hard to see much of the sea life. It had been raining throughout the week so my assumption is the rain had reduced the visibility. We did see a wobbegong shark in addition to the other tropical fish. The dive started about 30ft and worked up into about 5ft. There was a swim through which I enjoyed, but our guide was very quick and we didn't have much time to stop and see the wreck or its inhabitants.
Websites Resorts Padi Dive Center   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 0-25 dives
Where else diving San Carlos, La Jolla, Honolulu
Closest Airport Brisbane Getting There 45 minute boat ride from Brisbane port

Dive Conditions

Weather rainy Seas calm
Water Temp 70-76°F / 21-24°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 15-20 Ft/ 5-6 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions N/A
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals N/A Tropical Fish 3 stars
Small Critters N/A Large Fish N/A
Large Pelagics N/A

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter N/A Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's N/A Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments [None]
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