Julian Rocks - Needles

The Needles is located on the southern end of Julian Rocks and consists of large bombies extending up to shallow depths. Currents and the shallow depths of 5-15m here mean there is plenty to see all year round.

Feeding station for manta rays and is a common hang out spot for several leopard sharks in the summer. Large schools of fish, turtles, bull rays, and eagle rays all year round.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
Visibility

Visibility

  • 12 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
  • Ripping Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Drift Dive
  • Snorkeling
  • Macro Spot
  • Cleaning Station
  • Pinnacle, Needle, Seamount

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Affiliated Training Center

Dive sites nearby

Julian Rocks - Hugos Trench

Macro heaven! With sheer walls on either side of you, expect to come across a range of small and wonderful creatures such as nudibranchs, Spanish dancers, crayfish and mantis shrimp.

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Julian Rocks - Split Bommie

Large scattered bombies with a unique crevice, this site is suitable for most diving levels and reaches up to 15m depth. This site provides great diving year-round with plenty of critters both large and small.

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An amazing dive site for the experienced diver! The Cod Hole is a small underwater cave located on the northern tip and opens up at approximately 15m deep, then slopes downwards to a depth of 21m.

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The perfect site for new divers, old divers, and snorkelers alike, with a protected shallow haven of 5-12m, this area is a very popular dive site.

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Main Beach Wreck - Tassie III

A shallow easy dive featuring a wreck (Tassie III), some pillars from an old jetty and a large seaweed garden, this dive is perfect for anyone starting out in their diving adventures while still offering plenty a marine encounters that will keep even the most veteran divers entertained.

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The top of the reef sits at about 10 meters deep, dropping to 30 meters with the drop-off covered in numerous hard and soft corals. Reef fish are scattered across the shallower parts, with pelagic fish, sharks, turtles, stingrays, eagle rays, and the occasional manta ray circling the reef.

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“Cook Island” is known as a Marine Reserve and is home to a wide variety of marine life and breeding seabirds. Cook Island provides a great opportunity to visit a protected area and witness why so many love this special place. Max depth here is 13m.

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Tweed River

Tweed River is a great location for beginner divers, Tweed heads is located off Coral Street, Tweed Heads. The dive site has easy access with concrete stairs down to the entry point. as well as a beach option for drift diving. Very Lovely Site. Vis is great in Winter and High Tides.

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Gold Coast offshore

Ten minutes offshore from the Gold Coast is open water suitable for freediving line training and courses. The bottom depth is approximately 40 metres deep.

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Wave Break Island

Wave Break Island offers the perfect location and conditions with around 450 species of fish to encounter! Whether you are a qualified diver or it is your first time in the water, your experienced guide guarantees a professional, safe, and fun experience.

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