Site Map: 
Site Open: 
Yes
CDAA Site Rating: 
Cave
Advanced Cave
Location: 
Mt Gambier SA
Site Owner: 

Department of Environment and Water (DEW)
PO Box 1046
MOUNT GAMBIER, SA 5290

11 Helen Street
MOUNT GAMBIER, SA 5290
(08) 8735 1177

Access Notes: 

Book online through www.parks.sa.gov.au. Please note that these sites are listed under Piccaninnie Ponds Conservation Park on the website.

Timeslots and the number of divers have been allocated as below:
- Fossil Cave (maximum of 5 divers per timeslot, including instructor/s) – 8am to 10am, 12 noon to 2pm, 4pm to 6pm

For each timeslot there must be a minimum of two divers, diving together, per booking. Any changes or additions to your booking must be requested by the person who made the initial booking.

Diving indemnity form for each diver is required.

A maximum of two dives/timeslots to be booked on a day.

Fossil Cave is “cave category” with a special condition that “divers must not dive beyond the signed restriction to enter the phreatic passage" unless qualified to the Advanced Cave level. The maximum depth permitted for cave-level divers is 13 metres.

Bookings must be made a minimum of 48 hours (2 days) before the actual dive timeslot to allow for DEW to confirm your booking and details. You will receive a booking confirmation email once all indemnities have been received and CDAA qualifications verified.

Site Description: 

Small pond leads to broad chamber with dark silt at the bottom. Small pool at other end leads to single small chamber.

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