Diving and Snorkelling

With 2,900 islands to explore, warm waters all-year-round and some of the world's best dive sites, from snorkelling right off the beach to jumping on a tour and head out to the wilds of the Great Barrier Reef.

Depending on the season, you can:
  • Glide with the Manta rays at Lady Elliot Island
  • Snorkel with Whales during their migration
  • Witness the rush of a live shark feed in Queensland's Wild North.
  • Stare in wonderment at the colourful coral of the Great Barrier Reef
  • Take a selfie with some reef fish for the ultimate profile picture
  • Swim alongside huge Turtles 

From casual snorkellers to experienced divers, everyone will discover their inner child in Queensland's heavenly waters.

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Ride On Mary...

Imbil, Gympie Area
From AU$30.00 - 80.00
Kayak the beautiful Mary River, Yabba Creek or Lake Borumba in the picturesque Mary Valley. The river winds through patches of rainforest, eucalypt forest and open farmland. Half day to multi day hire. Over night camping for longer trips are also available. Or maybe you would prefer a gentle and peaceful twilight kayak, platypus and wildlife spotting. Hire bikes and maps are available for all levels of fitness and on varying terrain. If you have your own kayak or bike they can pick you up and drop you off where you like. Ride on Mary ... where limits are only set by the imagination!

Lake Awoonga Boating and Leisure Hire

Benaraby, Gladstone Area
From AU$10.00 - 350.00
The picturesque Lake Awoonga boasts excellent recreational water sport and fishing facilities and is located just a short 30 minute drive, south of Gladstone. Lake Awoonga Boating and Leisure Hire have a wide range of kayaks, boats, water tubes and a Barbecue pontoon that are available for hire 7 days a week! Kayaks include single, fishing, double and even kayaks for the juniors, making it easy for the whole family to join in the fun! No licence or experience is required to operate or hire any of the boats and all boats come with safety gear and fuel included in the hire price. Enthusiastic anglers come to Lake Awoonga to catch the famed barramundi, so come down to the lake shop, hire a kayak or a boat and try your luck!

Gold Coast Jet Ski Safaris

Multiple Locations
From AU$50.00 - 390.00
With over 14 years experience Jet ski Safaris are the jet ski specialists. Because it is a family business, owned and operated the first commitment is to their customer, offering value packed fun, excitement and adventure. Gold Coast Jet Ski Safaris specialise in serious fun and adventure as they weave and snake along the hidden islands of paradise on your own brand new Sea Doo 1500cc jet skis. Gold Coast Jet Ski Safaris are the original and the best, the ultimate excitement and experience you can have. With a fleet of 16 skis this company ensures your safety as well as your adventure on a 20 kilometre, 40 kilometre or 80 kilometre safari. The safaris are fully guided offering a ratio of one guide to every two to three skis so that you can travel at the speed you desire, very fast or more leisurely. Large groups welcome.

Caloundra Jet Ski

Multiple Locations
From AU$130.00 - 420.00
Based an hour's drive north of Brisbane at the gateway to the Sunshine Coast, Caloundra Jet Ski offers personalised small group jetski trips of nature, wildlife and ancient volcanoes aboard clean green fun machines! Riders have fun while learning about the incredible birdlife, the turtles, the dolphins and the dugongs which call Pumicestone Passage home. They minimise their impact by using clean, quiet machines that comply with strict Californian Emission Standards. Some skiers like to take their time - but those with a need for speed have permission to go fast, because on a jetski, speed is your friend! To keep each experience intimate and safe, there are only three skis or six people on each trip - and they are for everyone from eight years to 80. Guests leave feeling good about themselves and their unforgettable experience.
From AU$45.00 - 1500.00
Private whale watching with Eau De Vie (Water of Life) an 11 metre French luxury sailing sloop with the capacity to carry two to 11 passengers, is ideal for couples, families, small groups of friends or work colleagues. Darryl Franklin is your Getaway Sailing skipper and host. Based at Runaway Bay Marina, popular with both locals and visitors to the Gold Coast, when you charter with Getaway Sailing, this is the boat you will have exclusively. 100 per cent yours for the charter. Gold Coast sailing charters through Getaway Sailing may include two to eight hours of sailing to South Stradbroke Island; private whale watching; romantic sunset wedding proposal; transfers to South Stradbroke Island/Southport. Please view their full range of Getaway Sailing on the Gold Coast Sailing Packages on the link provided and contact them personally to book your charter. They look forward to welcoming you on board.
From AU$1045.00 - 2705.00
Luxury Afloat Home Cruisers offer a gateway to bold adventures and spectacular scenery as you explore Fraser Island and The Great Sandy Strait. What better way to see the largest sand island in the world and view sea, land and bird wildlife, than while cruising on a luxury house boat holiday from Tin Can Bay, Queensland, Australia. Tin Can Bay is located north of Noosa Heads on the Cooloola Coast. Boasting sheltered waters, our region offers fantastic conditions for house boating trips and holidays. Luxury Afloat's highly rated (fully self-contained) houseboats provide the ultimate in lifestyle and comfort and are a fun way to explore this spectacular region. Spend your time fishing and just chilling out on the water on their fully self contained house boats with near to every whim catered for by our staff who are on call 24/7 you are sure to have a a fantastic time.

Surf Connect Watersports Centre

Sandgate, Brisbane Area
From AU$30.00 - 300.00
Only half an hour train ride from Brisbane City, takes you to the beautiful Moreton Bay at Sandgate Beach. Whether you simply like to try the latest craze Standup Paddling (also known as SUP), hire a kayak or catamaran, windsurfer to go windsurfing in the bay, or to the extreme and try Kitesurfing, Surf Connect Watersports Centre has it all. Lessons, rental, repairs and sales. Surf Connect will ensure you enjoy the sport in the safest manner, as they are the only accredited School in Brisbane affiliated to Yachting Australia, the International Kiteboarding Organisation, and the Australia Institute of Surfing. So whether you are looking at kitesurf, windsurf, or stand-up paddle lessons or rental, you are in top professional hands. Sandgate Beach has all the facilities you need - toilets, showers, barbecues, cafes/shops right across the road. Great day out for the family or friends.

Tweed River Boat Hire

Tweed Heads, Tweed Area
From AU$15.00 - 350.00
Tweed River Boat Hire have self drive hire barbecue boats available for a day hire or if availability half day hire. Half cabin cruisers and Dinghies available for two hours and then hourly. Kayaks available hourly for fishing or exploring the beautiful Tweed River and Terranora Inlet. All safety gear, maps and operating instructions are supplied. Bait, ice, tackle, hire rods and drinks are also available to purchase. Suitable for all ages and wheelchair friendly. Fishing and cruising the beautiful Tweed River and Terranora Inlet.

Absolute Adventure Jet Ski Hire

Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast Area
From AU$19.00 - 350.00
Just one hour north of Brisbane, Mooloolaba is the ultimate destination on the Sunshine Coast. Centrally located on the Sunshine Coast the Adventure Centre at The Wharf Mooloolaba is the base and departure hub for all water sport activities and adventure. Take a stroll through this boardwalk village next to Underwater World and choose from Jet Ski Freestyles and tours in the ocean, or hire a kayak and do your own thing or let the guide take you on a tour up the river, hire a bike and go along the boardwalk or just hire a boat to fish or explore the canals, have a go on a stand-up paddle board. Whatever adventure you choose a fully qualified friendly instructor will assist you, provide you with all the safety equipment and give you tips on all the tricks and manoeuvres to make it the best day of your holidays.

Aquavue Cafe Watersports

Multiple Locations
From AU$10.00 - 320.00
Aquavue Cafe Watersports is located on the beautiful beach front at Torquay and is the premier Cafe and Watersport hire destination in Hervey Bay. Relax with award winning coffee or a meal by the sea. Need adventure? Take a Jet Ski eco safari or tour to Fraser Island, Round Island, Big Woody Island, Picnic Island, Duck Island, Moon point and Pelican banks, hire and play on the Kayaks, learn to sail or just hire a catamaran, then go fishing on one of their fishing charters. Land lover? Aquavue has cruiser bikes,single bikes, freecross fitness bikes and beach volleyball. Aquavue also includes the Australian Boating College for boat and jet ski licences, and they can also arrange tours of Fraser Island and whale watching from the booking office. There is something for everyone at Aquavue Cafe watersports beachside on the Esplanade.
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