Bushrangers Bay Aquatic Reserve - Shellharbour

Aerial of Bushrangers Bay, Bass Point in Shellharbour

Bushrangers Bay is an aquatic reserve located in Bass Point Reserve, just south of Shellharbour Village.

This is an excellent sheltered dive and snorkelling site with the inner and the outer bay. The three hectare aquatic reserve protects the abundance of plant and sea life within the area, divers and snorkellers are requested not to touch the soft corals at they break off easily. Fishing or destroying marine life including removing empty shells is not permitted within the reserve.

The intertidal rock pools are home for many invertebrates. One of the most striking features within the reserve is a cliff shaped like amphitheatre in 10 metres of water, the cliffs are six metres high with hundreds of small cavities which are home to sea urchins and tropical fish.

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