Coast. Go swimming with dolphins or dive with seals. Heaps
of shallow reefs in 10-12 meters.
Peninsula. North side craggy rocky coastline and headlands.
20m average depth. Best in southerly conditions. V 0-10m.
Sumner and Godley heads road 12km Christchurch, rocky shore,
under cliff. 1-5m. Adderly Head to Pigeon Bay - sea 8km Lyttelton,
rocky sea floor, some caves. V 19m. Akaroa sea or road 60km
Lyttelton. This side of peninsula is free from silt and therefore
is better diving. Reasonable diving at Magnet Bay, Tokoroa
Bay, Tumbledown Bay and Te Oka Bay. Good diving under lighthouse.
Damon's Bay to Flea Bay and Pompey's Pillar. V to 15m.
Islands. Beach diving, schooling fish, kelp and paua.