The Great Barrier Reef is world-renowned for its amazing scuba diving locations. Bommies, coral reefs, and an abundance of marine life stretch for the entire 2,300km length of the reef.
If you are a certified Scuba diver or a snorkeller, the Great Barrier Reef has some of the best ocean life in the world. If you have never scuba dived before, the Great Barrier Reef offers some great places to learn to Scuba dive.
There is a wide range of dive sites along the Great Barrier Reef, there are calm, protected, shallow spots around the islands, perfect for first-timers, there are gentle reef sites, rich in fish life and corals, and the deeper sites on the outer reefs for those with some experience. All sites are best reached by boat ranging from luxury cruisers to spectacular sailboats. For those visitors who have never put their head under the water, but want to see if they can enjoy snorkelling or diving, there are excellent one-day, first-time dive trips.
Scuba Dive the Great Barrier Reef
Australia’s Great Barrier Reef offers a range of diving experiences for both the beginner and the experienced diving expert. Diving expeditions depart daily from all the major cities and towns along the coast and from most island resorts. No matter where you stay on the reef, you are always within a 20 – 60-minute boat ride of an excellent diving spot.