Snorkelling and Scuba Diving, Whitsundays
If you have a desire to explore the underwater world at one of the most precious natural phenomenon's in the world, then look no further than the Whitsundays.
Located off the east coast of Queensland, Australia, the Whitsundays is the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, which remains in all of its glory as the world's largest natural landform and one of the most significant ecosystems.
Snorkelling and scuba diving on the barrier reef is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and a 'must do' for every visitor to the Whitsundays and there are plenty of ways to do it and plenty of chances to see hundreds of different corals and drop offs.
Certainly the highlight of the reef is its exotic marine life and you are almost certain to see the most famous of its creatures, including the inquisitive green sea turtles, 'Nemo' clown fish, colourful fusiliers and the friendly giant Mauri wrasse.
Best ways to snorkel and scuba dive:
Visiting the Outer Great Barrier Reef, Kiana is a 3 day/ 2 night sailing tour, and 1 or just 2 vessels which visits the Outer Reef.
New Horizon offers onboard scuba diving on her 2 day tour of the Whitsundays. This tour also offers snorkelling, stand-up paddleboards, jetboat rides, a mega slide and stops at Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet Lookout.
Atlantic Clipper is one the largest boats in the Whitsundays, taking 53 passengers at a time. Onboard scuba diving is offered to both introductory and certified divers.
Apollo's fun 3 day tour tour is a great way to enjoy the thrill of real sailing, combined with scuba diving, snorkelling and so much more.
The Reefworld pontoon is located on Hardy Reef, on the Great Barrier Reef and is a great day trip for those who want explore the reef in a variety of ways.
If a day at the Reefworld pontoon isn't enough, why not book Reefsleep which allows you spend 1 day and the night on the outer Great Barrier Reef.
Open Water Dive Course
Why not get certified while exploring the Great Barrier Reef with an open water dive course. A great option is to jump onboard Anaconda and do the course at the same time.
*Please ensure scuba diving is available for your trip before booking