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Little Beach - Two Peoples Bay

Little Beach

Location/Access: Go east from Albany on Lower King Road and follow signs to Two Peoples Bay. Take a right hand turn, following signs to Little Beach. There is a gravel carpark, with steps down to a small, white-sand beach. There are drop toilets here and at the main Two Peopels Bay beach. This area is part of a nature reserve. It's advisable to get your equipment ready in the carpark and walk down ready to get in the water.

Description: Once you've come down to the beach you'll see a granite outcrop on the left hand side of the beach (as you are facing out to the water). Enter from shore and follow the rocks and bommies keeping them on your left hand side. There are a range of colourful bommies and outcroppings that are home to a big variety of marine life including flathead, western blue devils, occasional sea dragons, footballer fish and more. Average depth is around 14m.

Depth: to 18m

Diver Level: Beginner up

Visibilty: Average 15m metres but variable. Visibility can be reduced significantly during extended easterly swells.

Conditions: This site is sheltered from most wind conditions, apart from easterlies. Make your decision to dive based on your experience and assessment of the conditions at the time.

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Mistaken Island

Mistaken Island

Location/Access: Follow Frenchman Bay Road out towards Whale World. Take a left turn on to Quaranup Road (before The Gap Road). Towards the end of the road there is a u-bend corner with Mistaken Island Road on the left hand side. Take this gravel road to the end where there is a carpark. Steps lead down to the beach. It's advisable to get your equipment ready in the carpark and walk down ready to get in the water.

Description: Heading out to the island divers pass a spattering of small bommies that lead from the shore to the island. For the best diving follow the island around to the right (south side). Amongst the fringing kelp bed you'll find small gatherings of leatherjackets, silver drummers and big eyes. As you head around divers find cabbage coral where cuttlefish and octopus can occasionally be found. Depening on your air consumption you may be able to circumnavigate the island or simply turn around (you'll often see even more!). Average depth 8-12m. 

Depth: to 16m

Diver Level: Beginner up

Visibilty: Up to 15 metres but variable. Visibility can be reduced following extended easterly swells.

Conditions: Great year round. This site is sheltered from most wind conditions, apart from easterlies. Obviously make your decision to dive based on your experience and assessment of the conditions at the time.