diving in queensland, australia

Queensland dive guide



Queensland Diving



Scuba diving in Queensland

Queensland dive sites offer great underwater adventures and attracts divers of all levels of experience as well as snorkelers. There are a lot of attractive wreck sites and reefs and the clear and warm water of Queensland is home to a wide variety of sea life. Sea fans, angelfish, butterfly fish, wrasse and parrotfish and many more inhabit its beautiful dive sites see Austalia diving photos.

Always dive according to your level of training.
Never enter the water without checking with Queensland 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 annual temperature: Between 17 °C to 30°C (62° F and 86° F)
Average water temperature: About 18°C to 26 (64° F to 78° F)
Average Visibility: from 32 to 98 feet (10 to 30 meters)
Coldest time: July
Warmest time: January
Possible to dive all year round.
Best time to dive in summer months from November to February

Queensland diving is available all year long. Diving the famous natural underwater wonder, the Great Barrier Reef, attracts a lot of divers. Swim throughs, drop offs, underwater canyons, caves and walls are all located in Queensland's beautiful diving spots. The abundance of marine life is breath taking. You can find turtles, rays, wobbegongs, nudibranchs and large schools of fish in its dive sites. Don't forget Whales migration season during winter months.

The dives sites go from easy to quite challenging ones making Queensland an exciting place for both experienced and non experienced divers. Great Barrier Reef dive sites vary from snorkeling, shallow and deep, wreck and reef to walls and cave dive sites. The SS Yongala is a famous wreck site and whales' migrations season occurs during winter months.

Brisbane is another interesting area; it has many interesting dive sites. Enjoy Brisbane's reef and beautiful wreck sites; most dive sites in this area are suitable for all levels of certification. There is a great chance to see grey nurse sharks around the area during the winter. Its beautiful caves and wreckages are home to many kinds of marine life like estuary cod, turtles, schools of ocean going fish and feather stars as well as bull rays, manta rays and eagle rays.

Sunshine Coast is part of Queensland area; it offers a wide variety of underwater activities. One of its beautiful dive sites is the famous HMAS Brisbane wreck makes an excellent challenge for certified divers. A wide diversity of aqua life inhabits its dive sites including surgeon fish, moray eel, batfish, barracuda and wobbegong sharks.

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