This is not a dive report, just a couple of pictures from two places I like a lot. One of them is popular for scuba diving training, I haven’t seen a diver in the the other one. I am talking about Matheson Bay and Mahurangi Harbour.
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This was not a very successful photo dive … I took a 105mm macro lens with me to photograph tiny critters, but the sea was quite rough. I had to throw out most of the pictures as they were not in focus in areas where I wanted them to be. Otherwise it was quite pleasant, […]
As the title is suggesting, Mahurangi Harbour saved my (diving) day last Thursday. We had a strong southwest wind, but I was going to dive the east coast so expected acceptable conditions. The whole coast was quite wild, especially for macro photography. Even at Ti Point water was dirty and surface very choppy. On my […]
Beginning of August seem to be a great time to visit Tawharanui Peninsula. Even though it’s not a summer season, it’s a great place for coastal walks and also a lambing season. With a bit of luck one can see newly born lambs, or even a sheep giving birth. Začiatok augusta je výborným obdobím k […]
2/8/2018 A very cool winter muck dive in a quite clear and cold water of Matheson Bay. I spent 90 minutes in the bay on the flat rocky bottom that was partially covered with coarse sand waiting for cool critters to appear. Posledný ponor v zátoke Matheson bol veľmi príjemný, voda bola studená, ale čistá. […]