Diving in Australia

Very different regions and climates throughout this island will make your visit to Australia unique. This country is home to the Great Barrier Reef and the heritage listed Daintree rainforest. Some unique species inhabit this place, like the kangaroos and the koalas. The centre of the country is where you will find the famous Ayers Rock, Uluru. Tasmania is a must-visit destination for its great wines, seafood and produce.

The largest island in the world, Australia, offers a great diversity of diving adventures, from tropical diving in the north, to cold water diving, shipwreck explorations, and colorful sponge gardens in the south. All levels of divers are welcome in “the land down under”, as it has over dozens of dive sites, very accessible shore dives and over 25,000 kilometers (15535 miles) of coastline. You will be amazed as you explore The Great Barrier Reef and encounter many different and colorful fish species. You can also visit Tasmania and encounter unique wildlife both inland and at sea.

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Featured places to go in Australia

New South Wales

New South Wales has plenty of dive sites and activities to enjoy around its 2000 kilometers (1243 miles) of coastline.

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Western Australia

Western Australia is a state of Australia, home to Perth, its capital city, and the most populated one.

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Victoria is home to Melbourne, one of the biggest cities in Australia with plenty of activities to enjoy both inland and at sea.

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Byron Bay

Byron Bay offers more than 1000 marine species and you can encounter sea turtles, humpback whales, dolphins or sharks.

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Solitary Islands Marine Park

A must visit dive site in New South Wales is Solitary Islands Marine Park, a protected area with almost 1000 different fish species.

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Fish Rock

When visiting the state of New South Wales you can’t forget to visit Fish Rock Cave, a unique ocean cave dive site that runs 125 meters deep.

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Port Stephens

Port Stephens is an area famous for shore dives, boat dives and wreck dive sites.

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Terrigal is a region composed of 27 dive sites near New South Wales’ central coast.

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Ningaloo Reef is the largest fringing reef in the world, and it stretches for over 260 kilometers

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Great Barrier Reef

Home to several vulnerable, endangered, and endemic species, marine life on the Great Barrier Reef is nothing short of extraordinary.

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North Queensland

Referred to by many as ‘Tropical North Queensland,’ this diving region has it all.

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South Queensland

South Queensland diving offers everything from the world-renowned Great Barrier Reef to exciting shipwrecks full of life.

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Dive Sites in Australia

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