Ela Elap

Location: Mt Gambier
State: SA
Max Depth: 50mtrs
Average Depth: 45mtrs
Average Visibility: 20mtrs
CDAA Certification: Sinkhole
Access Type: CDAA Card
Site Owner: Peter Norman (owns the land that Ela Elap and One Tree are situated on)
Access Info: Go to the farmhouse around 400 meters back towards the pub from Little Blue and see Peter Norman (the owner) and ask for the key.

Nearest Airfills: Mt Gambier
Directions: The hole is situated on the left hand side of the road on Peter Normans farm. The farmhouse is about halfway to Little blue on the left hand side of the road. Access is by the cattle gate just before the farmhouse, but make sure you go and see the owner and show him your CDDA card and log book.

Description: This hole is quite a buzz. It can be cold. dark and scary. I came face to face with a dead sheep...... lets just say I had to use the 's' valve on my dry suit.

The water temperature was 2 degrees C but all in all we enjoyed the dive.

Worth a look and worth the experience.