The Kilsby Sinkhole: A Freediving Paradise in South Australia

Located in the heart of South Australia's Flinders Ranges, the Kilsby Sinkhole is a stunning underwater paradise that offers some of the best freediving experiences in the country. With crystal-clear waters, diverse marine life, and an abundance of natural beauty, the Kilsby Sinkhole is a must-visit destination for any seasoned or aspiring freediver.

The Kilsby Sinkhole is a natural sinkhole that was formed over thousands of years due to the collapse of the limestone roof. This unique geological formation creates a magnificent underwater environment that is both challenging and breathtaking. The sinkhole is approximately 27 meters deep and is surrounded by lush vegetation and towering cliffs, making it an idyllic spot for freediving and snorkeling.

One of the best things about the Kilsby Sinkhole is its crystal-clear waters, which offer excellent visibility for divers. This allows you to see the stunning light rays as the sun shines through the water. 

If you're new to freediving, the Kilsby Sinkhole is a great place to start. With its calm waters and zero currents, it's an ideal location for beginners to get comfortable with the sport. Salt Sessions Freediving run a specialised freedive retreat based in Mount Gambier twice a year. It's open to beginner and experienced freedivers alike. 

In addition to its natural beauty, the Kilsby Sinkhole is also an excellent spot for more advanced divers. With its crystal clear deep water, it provides a thrilling experience for those looking to push their limits and test their endurance. Whether you're a seasoned pro or a beginner, the Kilsby Sinkhole offers something for everyone.

In conclusion, the Kilsby Sinkhole is a must-visit destination for any freediving enthusiast. With its crystal-clear waters, and breathtaking scenery, it's a place that will leave a lasting impression on anyone who visits. So, if you're looking for a new adventure, pack your gear and book in now to one of our Kilsby Sinkhole Retreats for an unforgettable freediving experience.


Written by Eckart Benkenstein