Melbourne Wreck Dives

Melbourne Wreck Dives by The Scuba Doctor

Does wreck diving stir your sense of adventure?

Diving the Ships' Graveyard, Victoria, Australia
Diving Victoria's Ships' Graveyard
© Mary Malloy & Alan Beckhurst

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia has a rich maritime history. This has resulted in more than 800 ships coming to grief in Victoria waters with only about 30% of them having been found. Plus, there is an extensive Ships' Graveyard of scuttled shipwrecks south of Melbourne in Bass Strait, not far from the entrance to Port Phillip Bay and the Port of Melbourne.

Because there are so many of them, we've divided the shipwreck dives into the following sections, each with their own web page:

For even more shipwreck dives in Victoria, see Victoria Wreck Dives, and Victorian Shipwreck Protected Zones.

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