Watersports to try in summer
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Those willing to brave the cool waters of Victoria will be rewarded with a world of wonderful marine life. Explore reefs, shipwrecks and kelp forests. Colourful fish, seahorses, sea stars, bright corals, stingrays and seals are among what you’ll see. Learn more about the marine life you might find when diving in a marine protected area.
Visit our scuba diving page to find great diving spots.
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Forget the beach this summer and take a dip surrounded by nature. Freshwater swimming holes can be found in waterfalls and rivers and near picnic areas, making the perfect day out. Remember to stay safe when freshwater swimming and observe signs.
Find somewhere to swim on our freshwater swimming page.
Canoeing, Kayaking and Rafting
Canoeing and kayaking are both great ways to explore a park from a new perspective. From a peaceful paddle at Lake Eildon National Park to a few days on the Glenelg River Canoe Trail, there’s options for everyone. For thrill-seekers, why not try white-water rafting.
Find a place to get on the water on our canoeing, kayaking and rafting page.