RMIT UNDERWATER CLUB PRESENTS...
A long weekend in
Easter 2010: Thursday April 1st - Monday 5th
Eden is an ex-whaling town on the southern coast
of NSW, 550 km from Melbourne, just over the
Victorian border. Whaling ceased in the 1930s and
since then the town has a become a popular tourist
destination. RMIT Underwater Club has been diving
at Eden over the Easter weekend for a number of
years now. While the drive is long, we are well
rewarded with some excellent dive sites and warm
waters which run down the east coast of Australia.
THURSDAY April 1st
Travel from Melbourne to Eden and set up camp,
ready to dive in the morning..
FRIDAY & SATURDAY April 2nd & 3rd
There are two tugs in Twofold Bay which were
scuttled in the late 1980s and the fi rst two days
are usually spent exploring these. Both sit in less
than 30m of water and provide fun and interesting
wreck dives. The fi sh life is rich with many schools
hanging around, often seen are large blue groupers,
rays, morays, old wives and pretty little tropical
looking things, as well as soft corals, sponges,
urchins, anemones, sea stars and nudibranchs.
SUNDAY April 4th
A day trip is conducted in the outlying areas of
Eden. Last year we dived the Empire Gladstone,
just out from Pambula, another wreck from the
50s with an amazing array of life attached to it
and, in only 10m of water, one you can spend a
long time exploring. In the past we have also gone
to Bittangabee Bay in the Ben Boyd National Park
and explored the rocky coastline.
MONDAY April 5th
Dives are run in the morning before packing up to
WE’RE GOING TO BE BOOKING PLACES
FOR THE TRIP AND TAKING DEPOSITS AT
THE NEXT MEETING (MARCH 4TH 2010) SO
PLEASE BE SURE TO COME ALONG IF YOU
WANT TO JOIN US AT EDEN. SPACES ARE
LIMITED AND THIS IS A POPULAR TRIP SO
THEY FILL FAST.
• $75 Deposit (non-refundable)
• Your deposit covers the transportation of the
club boats, equipment and compressor and
secures your spot on the tri