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Yongala Wreck

SS Yongala Wreck - The boat is now an artificial reef with amazing marine life that are supersized compared to seeing them on the Great Barrier Reef. You cannot penetrate or touch the wreck as it is a grave site but this doesn’t take away from this amazing dive. Can have very strong currents.

Sank in a cyclone on 24th March 1911 en route from Melbourne to Cairns. All her 122 passengers and crew died in the tragedy.


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

This data is provided from the logbook information in the MySSI app

DIVE TYPES

  • Macro Spot
  • Cleaning Station
  • Wreck Dive

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced

Programs

  • Extended Range (XR)
  • Freediving
  • Scuba

Entry

  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt

currents

  • no
  • moderate
  • medium

Maximum Depth

  • 24m

Visibility

  • 13m
This data is provided by divers logging their dives in the mySSI App
Wildlife Diversity
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sharks
Bull Shark
Nurse Shark
Rays
Stingrays
Fishes
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Crevalle jack
Surgeonfish
Parrotfish
Damselfish
Tuna
Porcupine Fish
Box Fish
Bannerfish
Molluscs
Octopus
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Sharks
Bull Shark
Nurse Shark
Rays
Stingrays
Fishes
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Crevalle jack
Surgeonfish
Parrotfish
Damselfish
Tuna
Porcupine Fish
Box Fish
Bannerfish
Molluscs
Octopus

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