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:

From casual snorkellers to experienced divers, everyone will discover their inner mermaid on Queensland's Great Barrier Reef.

Start Exploring

Watch our Videos

Snorkelling at Cape Tribulation

Into the Sunshine: Minke Whale Tails

Plan your Holiday

Choose a category:
Things to see and do
Displaying 1-10 of 282
Sort by:
Show:

Keswick Island Day Trip

Keswick Island, Mackay Area
From AU$130.00 - 355.00
Join them to discover Keswick, the treasured island. Keswick Island is a truly natural wonderland - only a stone's throw from Mackay, it's a world of national parks fringed by white sands and coral reef bursting with vibrant marine life. Their Keswick Island Day Trips give you the opportunity to enjoy a full day on Keswick - scenic transfers via boat and/or plane, free time to self-explore, Aussie barbecue lunch and fish feeding. Enjoy water sports (swimming, snorkelling, diving, fishing) - the amazing underwater world around Keswick offers a variety of snorkel and dive sites. Embark on beautiful bushwalks - climb hills that reward you with spectacular views, or stroll along sandy beaches and fringing reef at low tide. Admire nature first hand - learn about the fascinating bees and sample their unique honey. Marvel at the swarms of vibrant butterflies. Spot the humpback whales on their annual migration. And that's just to name a few of the natural treasures of Keswick. There's plenty more for you to discover. Hosted by Megaforce Charters in conjunction with Keswick Developments Pty Ltd. Departs Mackay Marina, Saturdays and Sundays. With five different packages, you can choose your own adventure to explore Keswick!

Sunreef Scuba Diving Services

Multiple Locations
  • Free WiFi
From AU$128.00 - 350.00
Daily wreck dives on the Destroyer HMAS Brisbane(they are the only operator with exclusive midship moorings) on board the custom built 37 foot Catamaran which is very spacious and easy to dive from. The latest dive equipment is available for hire. Wreck diving is available for beginners through to professional. Dive the local Coral Reefs, similar to what you would find on the Great Barrier Reef. Reef and wreck dives are only a 15 minute boat ride from the harbour. Fully trained and insured PADI dive staff are present for your safety and enjoyment. Complete your PADI advanced or enriched air diver course or maybe a deep or wreck diver course while visiting Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. Learn to dive courses are also available for those who would like to get into this great sport. Sunreef is the only PADI five star dive facility on the coast and has Nitrox Fills available as well as a full retail section for Scuba and Snorkelling equipment. Dive travel can also be arranged. The new 37 foot dive vessel is also available for hire for private charter, group or individuals. Live aboard trips arranged, and night dives on the HMAS Brisbane and reefs.

Awesome Whitsundays

Airlie Beach, Whitsunday Area
From AU$399.00 - 899.00
Awesome Whitsundays is an exciting tourism company run by an experienced tourism team. They have developed a selection of fantastic Whitsunday experiences and activities that really make the most of this incredible part of the world, including the stunning Whitsunday Islands, Whitehaven Beach and the Great Barrier Reef. Their Awesome packages get travellers into the Whitsunday Islands. The waters of the Coral Sea surrounding them are part of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, a World Heritage Area. You'll experience this fantastic region with an assortment of quality day trips including the Camira Sailing Adventure to Whitehaven Beach, the Great Barrier Reef Adventures day trip, and days to explore the picturesque islands.
  • Free WiFi
From AU$280.00 - 460.00
Expedition voyages for discerning explorers departing from Hamilton Island. Learn about the Great Barrier Reef ecology from friendly owners, Lynne and John Boyce who for nearly 30 years' have welcomed guests to their floating home and personally introduced them to the very best of this water wonderland. Enjoy healthy gourmet meals and fine wines aboard Australia's most awarded charter yacht, Sydney Sundancer, which is licensed to carry more than 50 day guests. With spacious decks and weighing 37 tons, she is not only luxurious but incredibly stable. Just imagine the comfort factor when individual cabin bookings are limited to a maximum of 8 guests, or 10 for private charter. Children are very welcome, but only for private charter. Glass bottom dive tender equipped with a deep ladder ensures ease of access to / from the water on snorkelling and scuba excursions. Other personally guided activities include reef walking expeditions and uninhabited island exploration. Every day is packed with a different "Discovery Channel" experience! Visitor book quote : "A wonderful chef, a brilliant skipper! We were willingly enticed into a whole new world and adored every minute!" 7 day 7 night cruises but shorter periods by arrangement.
From AU$380.00 - 579.00
Adventure Sailing on the Great Barrier Reef. Thrill and Chill with 2 days and 2 nights on Silent Night, Aussie Classic 2 days and 1 night on Waltzing Matilda or Multi Award Winning Eco Sailing Safaris 2 days and 1 night on SV Whitehaven. Sail, snorkel, explore, beach walk, bushwalk, learn or relax. Whitsundays Sailing Adventures (WSA) offers the most diverse range of quality crewed sailing, diving and adventure holidays in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Their fleet of Owner Operated vessels have a high focus on vessel and crew standards, fantastic food, personalised service and a truly individual and unique experience. Whitsundays Sailing Adventures brands are Multi Award Winners in Adventure and Eco Tourism. All their operators are proud and active members of the Whitsunday Charter Boat Industry Association (WCBIA) Their Owner Operators offer professional crew to guide you around the Islands, on-board accommodation, fantastic food prepared fresh daily on-board (they can cater to most diets), snorkelling equipment including wet suits, fresh linen, daily departures from Airlie Beach.

Sunlover Reef Cruises

Multiple Locations
From AU$99.00 - 199.00
Discover one of the natural wonders of the world as you join Sunlover Reef Cruises fast, air-conditioned catamaran to the large pontoon (floating platform) located at Moore Reef, on the outer edge of the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef off Cairns, Tropical North Queensland, Australia. Departing daily from the Reef Fleet Terminal in the heart of Cairns, their cruise offers the highest quality experience in discovering the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef. Enjoy complimentary glass bottom boat and semi-submersible tours, buffet lunch, all snorkelling equipment, an underwater observatory and touch tank. Go on an Introductory or Certified Scuba Dive, try the world famous Seawalker Platform Helmet Diving or go on a guided snorkel tour. You can also admire the reef from 2,000 feet above in a purpose built, state of the art helicopter. Whether you want to get wet or stay dry, there are numerous activities available for you to enjoy. Or simply just relax, sit back and marvel at the serenity. Discover the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef as you join Sunlover Reef Cruises.
From AU$119.00 - 3490.00
Adventure Cruise Dive and Sail - Southern Cross Sailing Adventures specialise in overnight sailing holidays. Sail and dive the beautiful Whitsunday Islands and Great Barrier Reef Marine Park on one of their fully crewed sailing holidays. Choose from activities such as swimming, snorkelling, diving, taking a guided island bush walk with one of their eco certified tours or simply relax on the beach. The fleet offers a choice of Adventure Sailing holidays for the 18 to 35's with daily departures, Tall Ship and Deluxe Cruises, which operate in three and four star markets and offer tours for families to couples of all ages. With the purpose built diving vessel Tornado Dive, they can offer rendezvous diving for all of their boats with introductory diving and certified diving available. If you don't want to dive there is plenty of snorkelling, sailing, beaches to explore and walking tracks to walk.
From AU$345.00 - 729.00
Lady Elliot is a true coral cay island located at the southern tip of Australia's iconic Great Barrier Reef. The Island is regarded as one of the best snorkelling and diving locations in Australia and is famous for its unspoilt coral reef and amazing array of spectacular marine life! The Great Barrier Reef Day Trip to Lady Elliot Island provides guests with a unique opportunity to explore the reef from the air, a glass bottom boat and the water, all in one day! The day trip/tour includes return scenic flight, use of snorkel equipment, use of day guest facilities, combined glass bottom boat/guided snorkel tour, a delicious buffet lunch in the restaurant and a guided afternoon activity. The combined glass bottom boat/guided snorkel tour is the best way to explore this wonderful underwater world of brilliantly coloured species of marine life including coral, fish, clams, sea stars, turtles, dolphins and manta rays. The Great Barrier Reef Day Trip departs daily from Hervey Bay/Fraser Coast and Bundaberg. The Great Barrier Reef Day Tour is a fully guided tour departing daily from the Gold Coast (Coolangatta) and Brisbane (Redcliffe) making the Great Barrier Reef easily accessible for visitors to south-east Queensland.
From AU$119.00 - 1259.00
Adventure Sailing - ProSail Maxi Whitsundays allows you the opportunity to participate, take the wheel, hoist the sails and grind the winches on some of the most famous yachts in racing history, whilst visiting the very best destinations the Whitsunday's has to offer. They allow plenty of time to snorkel or dive, swim, bushwalk, or visit Whitehaven Beach. Introductory and certified diving is available as an optional extra on all tours. Adventure Sailing - ProSail Maxi has a daily departure from Airlie Beach offering a choice of itineraries and activities to suit the customer's individual needs while sailing amongst the Whitsunday Islands in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Their professional crew will make your holiday memorable with local knowledge of the area and will also look after appetites with sumptuous meals. Prosail is an owner operated company offering daily departures on one and two adventure yachts and twice weekly departures on their tallship and deluxe cruises. Suiting individuals, couples and groups of any size who want to learn to sail, dive, snorkel, explore or simply relax in the beautiful Whitsunday's. 70 per cent of the world is water, race for it!

Seaflight Bommie Dive Site

Whitsundays, Whitsunday Area
Free Entry
Seaflight Bommie Dive Site is a majestic coral decorated bommie that sits in the Knuckle Reef Lagoon on Airlie Beach. This site offers you an incredible diversity of corals and marine life to explore including numerous species of clams, hard and soft corals. It also offers excellent underwater landscapes that are great for micro photography.
No Results Message
Displaying 1-10 of 282
Sort by:
Show: