The World’s Number One Scuba Diving Site Australia’s Great Barrier Reef
Scuba diving is said to be the best way to explore the abundant marine life of the Great Barrier Reef.
Stretching more than 2,000 km, diving the Great Barrier Reef offers plenty of room to explore the vast ecosystem.
You’ll be surrounded by brightly coloured tropical fish, coral, sharks, turtles, whales and much more.
Great Barrier Reef scuba diving offers an opportunity to explore the natural playground with single day and multiple day diving tours.
Because the Great Barrier Reef is so large, there’s no shortage of scuba diving locations to explore. Cod Hole and North Horn famous across the world for some of the best scuba diving expeditions.
You can even dive with a shark, take liveaboard adventures, night dives and take deep dives to explore the reef in a truly unique way.
Scuba diving the Great Barrier Reef is impressive no matter when you visit. But, during certain times of the year, you’ll see rare spectaculars of nature– from humpback whales to giant potato cod.
The reef offers nearly perfect scuba diving conditions year-round. Many feel the best time to visit is late August through December as scuba diving conditions and water clarity are ideal.
If you’re looking for warmer waters, Great Barrier Reef diving from June to August is the time to plan your trip.
However, the most popular time to visit the reef is July to November, which is when most people book their liveaboard diving trips.
Visibility is at its peak, and the sea is at it’s calmest, making the perfect diving experience.
June to August is the time people visit to capture most of marine life during their trip. It’s Minke whale season during these months, while humpbacks are in the area from August to November. During this time, you’ll also see coral spawning and swim with giant potato cod.
To add a little more thrill into your Great Barrier Reef diving, visit from May to February to swim with sharks!
You can book a scuba diving tour without any prior scuba diving experience.
Our personalised open water scuba diver course is excellent for people who are comfortable in the water the entire course takes place on the reef over a 3-day stay.
Of course, there are also scuba diving trips for certified and professional divers as well.
No matter where or when you dive the Great Barrier Reef, the beauty and adventure won’t be matched anywhere else in the world.