SS Yongala Dive, 3 Day 3 Night Liveaboard Tour
Rated as One of the Top Ten Best Wreck Dives in the World! Don’t miss your chance to dive into the SS Yongala 3 Night Liveaboard Dive Tour.
This tour first visits a variety of some of the best scuba dive sites of the central Great Barrier Reef region. Enjoy world-class diving before finishing off your liveaboard tour with a trip to this famous, historical wreck.
This tour departs once a month from Townsville. Best suited to advanced scuba divers.
Discover the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef
This liveaboard takes in 2 full days of diving on a variety of outer Great Barrier Reef dive sites. Reefs visited include Lodestone Reef, Keeper Reef, Broadhurst Reef, Davies Reef, and Wheeler Reef. The conclusion of the trip is a visit to the historical SS Yongala Wreck, where you will complete two exploration dives.
Sites chosen will be at the skipper’s discretion and will depend on the weather. Day 3 includes two dives at one of the top 10 wreck dive locations in the world – the SS Yongala dive shipwreck, sunk over a century ago during a cyclone in 1911. This wreck is now home to an incredible array of marine life and coral.
This tour can be profoundly affected by the weather.
Don’t have enough time for an overnight liveaboard tour? Click here to dive the SS Yongala Wreck in a day tour.
If all you want is to dive on the wreck and not visit the surrounding Great Barrier Reefs, see our SS Yongala Dive 2 Day, 2 Night Liveaboard Tour, here
- Day 1: Check-in & drop gear off at 3:30 pm.
- Boarding 7:30 pm and departure at 8 pm.
- Day 2: 3-day and 1-night dive.
- Day 3: 3-day and 1-night dive.
- Day 4: 2 early morning dives
- Returning to Townsville at approximately 4 pm
- Three night’s budget accommodation (air-conditioned – multi-share, twin or double)
- All meals
- Up to 10 Dives – Including two-night dives on the Great Barrier Reef & 2 dives on the amazing S.S. Yongala
- All Reef Taxes
- Tanks and weights
- Full gear hire
Onboard Optional Extras
- Guided dives (Per dive)
- Dive torch
- Adventure dive
- Nitrox fills
- Camera hire
What to bring
- Small bag with a towel, swimwear, hat, sunscreen, toiletries and change of clothes
- Proof of certification and logbook
- Booking voucher
- Cash or credit card for soft drinks sold onboard
- Extra snacks
- Anyone with fewer than 15 logged dives will be required to do guided dives.
Safety Comes First
We have a passion for showing you Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, so please make sure you understand the scuba diving laws.
Queensland, Australia has some of the strictest scuba diving rules in the world but also the safest scuba diving record. We are regulated by the Queensland Government Code of Practice and comply with all regulations, including medical as is the law.
To avoid disappointment on your day of travel, we strongly recommend that all of our passengers complete our dive medical questionnaire before booking as some medical conditions, age and/or medications may prevent you from scuba diving.
It is always our mission to provide our passengers with the very best Great Barrier Reef experience.
We are happy to help you with any questions you may have. Please contact our office on 07 4037 2700 or email us at [email protected]
Alternatively, you may like to consult your Doctor for a Dive Medical using the Australian Standard Forms ‘AS.4005.1
Flying after Scuba Diving
For a single no decompression scuba dive, you should not fly or go to altitude for at least 18 hours after a scuba dive. For multiple dives, you should not fly for 24 hours after your last dive. If Skydiving or Hot Air Ballooning you must wait 24 hours after your dive. We recommend waiting a minimum of 24 hours whenever possible