-19.3045, 147.6218

1303 Logged Dives

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

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced

Programs

  • 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

RECOMMENDED TRAINING

Try Scuba
Night Diving and Limited Visibility

Diving doesn’t end when the sun goes down! Become a night diver and meet the incredible marine life that only comes out at night. Join the SSI Night Diving and Limited Visibility Specialty program and you’ll learn all you need to dive safely at night or in limited visibility. Upon completion, you’ll earn your SSI Night Diving and Limited Visibility Specialty certification.

Try Scuba
Marine Ecology

Are you fascinated with the ocean? Do you want to learn more about the incredible ocean environments you’re diving in? With the SSI Marine Ecology Specialty program, you’ll become an underwater naturalist in no time and learn about the exciting science of marine ecology. It’s a great way to enhance your dives and you’ll earn the SSI Marine Ecology Specialty certification.

Try Scuba
Perfect Buoyancy

Learn to glide through the ocean effortlessly, extend your dive time, reduce your air consumption and more with the Perfect Buoyancy Specialty. No matter what your diving interest, having perfect buoyancy is the key to success. With this essential program, you’ll learn all you need to master your buoyancy and earn the Perfect Buoyancy Specialty certification.

Try Scuba
Boat Diving

Discover pristine dive sites that can’t be reached from shore and experience the excitement of liveaboard diving. Become an SSI boat diver. You’ll learn all the skills and techniques you need to dive safely and comfortably from a variety of boats, including small personal craft and liveaboards. Upon completion, you’ll earn your SSI Boat Diving Specialty certification.


DIVE SITES NEARBY

AFFILIATED TRAINING CENTER