diving in the coral cove, australia

Coral Cove dive guide



Coral Cove Diving



Scuba diving in Coral Cove

Coral Cove is part of the Great Barrier Reef; located in the east of Bundaberg. It is conveniently placed making it easy to access most of the dive sites in the area. The dive sites are diverse and the marine life abundant see some examples in the Australia diving photo gallery.

Always dive according to your level of training.
Never enter the water without checking with Coral Cove diving centers for safety, additional information, level required for each dive site and without being accompanied by a professional.
All the information provided is purely informative for our readers and shouldn't be used as is to plan your immersion.

Average Visibility: From 16 to 114 feet (5 to 35 meters)
Possible to dive all year round.

Coral Cove is a beautiful scuba diving destination with a large diversity of dive sites see diving map. The surrounding reefs are home to many kinds of aqua life including mating turtles in spring and early summer, leopard sharks in the summer and whales in the winter. Also it is home to schools of big fish like batfish, manta ray and yellowtail kingfish.


Some of Coral Cove dive sites.

Lady Musgrave Island is considered the largest coral lagoon in the entire Great Barrier Reef. It suits snorkelers and scuba divers as well. It is at a depth ranging from 16 to 98 feet (5 to 30 meters). Enjoy diving its walls ans drop offs. Lady Musgrave diving offers wider choices than any other spots on the reef. Enjoy the abundance of marine life in this area; it includes reef sharks, stingrays, sea snakes, dolphins and manta rays.

Lady Elliot Island is one of only 3 coral cay resorts along the reef. It is home to the Australian Geographic Manta Ray project. Loggerhead and green turtles visit this island to lay their eggs. The island is home to manta ray and moray eel; snorkelers can see the giant rainbow-colored parrot fish and enjoy the beautiful coral trout.

Bait Reef and Garys Lagoon Dive Site are considered one of the best known dive sites on the Great Barrier Reef. It is at a depth ranging from 13 to 26 feet (4 to 8 meters). The site is home to large soft corals, reef fish, turtles, wobbegongs and manta ray.

Airlie Beach is at a depth ranging from 6 to 196 feet (2 to 60 meters). There are beautiful caves and Canyons. Mackerel, tuna and Indian steephead parrot fish are seen in this site. Also there is a great chance to see whales as well. The site is great for underwater photography.

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