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.
Three night’s budget accommodation (air-conditioned – multi-share, twin or double)
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)
What to bring
Small bag with a towel, swimwear, hat, sunscreen, toiletries and change of clothes
Proof of certification and logbook
Cash or credit card for soft drinks sold onboard
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
We accept Visa Card or Mastercard and PayPal Please note any dietary or other requirements in the booking message. If you are purchasing bus transfers with your tour, please include the name and location of your accommodation & expect to be contacted with a pickup time. Please call to confirm your trip 48 hours in advance on +61 7 4037 2700
For All bookings during COVID-19.
If your booking is affected for any reasons during COVID, we will allow you to change your travel date.
If you are unsure when you will travel, your booking will be open dated with NO expiration date.
Cancellation fees are as follows
20% cancellation fee 30 days or more before departure
50% cancellation fee if within 30 days before departure
100% cancellation fee within 14 days before departures
Schedules subject to change without notice
Scuba Diving Insurance
All passengers are strongly advised to purchase a comprehensive Travel Insurance policy that includes trip cancellation insurance and Evacuation & Medical cover for scuba diving.
Please be aware that not all Travel Insurance companies cover scuba diving and in-water activities. Please read the wording of your policy carefully.
Any evacuation, vessel relocation, or medical expenses are the diver's financial responsibility in a Medical Emergency. We strongly recommend the purchase of dive insurance.
Cancellation / Rescheduling Policy
We reserve the right to change vessel, dive locations, and prices without notice.
Please note we must receive at least 48 hours' notice from you when choosing to cancel or reschedule a reservation. Cancellation refunds are not given within 48 hours' notice. This includes factors beyond your control, including medical problems, airline delays, bad weather, etc.
Please refer to the Trade Practices Act 1974. Travel Insurance is highly recommended.
Please contact our office if you require any further information.
Terms And Conditions
This website acts as a booking agent only for the tours advertised herein. Although we endeavour to provide accurate information we are not liable for inaccurate information concerning services. It is recommended all bookings are confirmed 48 hours in advance of the tour departure by calling +61 7 40372700.
We are not liable for changes to tours, pricing or itineraries; all of which are subject to change without notice. Neither this site, nor any associated company or agent advertised through this site is responsible for costs or losses resulting from alterations, cancellations, loss of baggage, delay or personal injury. We strongly recommend everyone has their own travel insurance, and scuba diving insurance where applicable.
All departures and itineraries are subject to weather. Tours may be changed or cancelled for any reason at the discretion of the Tour Operator. It should be noted that adventure travel involves risk. Whilst we make every effort to safeguard clients, we cannot be responsible for personal injury or loss due to actions of our clients which are beyond our control. We recommend that all clients have travel insurance covering illness, injury, loss or damage to personal belongings and not being able to travel on the confirmed date of departure.
• No alcohol may be consumed prior to in water activities
• Please remember you need to allow 24 hours from your last dive before flying.
• No refunds on uncompleted dives.
• You will be required to complete a medical questionnaire before participating in any scuba activities. Some medical conditions OR medications may prevent you from scuba diving unless a current Queensland Diving Medical Certificate can be shown to the Dive Instructor. For example: heart disease, asthma, epilepsy or diabetes. If you are unsure of a particular medical condition or medication, please check with the dive organisation before booking your dive. Passengers intending to dive but restricted due to the aforementioned will not be offered a refund.
SS Yongala Dive – 3 Night Liveaboard Tour Tours
S.S. Yongala - 3 Night - Quad or Triple Room
Per person rate based on sharing quad or triple room (Tanks & weights included)