Cateran Bay

Type Approved Anchorage
Description Border Island is one of the top three snorkelling spots in the Whitsunday Island group. As the reef is protected from anchoring and there is no fishing allowed it abounds with sea life and coral of all varieties.
For the more energetic a climb to the saddle between the peaks of Border Island offers excellent views. Check the tides if leaving the dinghy on the beach as the fringing coral in front of the beach can leave you stranded.
Restrictions No fishing is allowed at Border Island. Nil discharge. No anchoring inside the reef protection markers - check the 100 Magic Miles for details.
Shelter in East to South West.
Moorings Limited Public Moorings are available.
Fishing Fishing is prohibited
Be careful of If anchoring allow plenty of scope and check that the anchor has taken good hold in this deepish anchorage.
Snorkel Cateran Bay is probably the best snorkelling location in the area with excellent coral and fully protected marine life.
Walking Go ashore and climb the saddle of the island for excellent views West and South.
Sailing Sail to Whitehaven.
Dive Excellent diving on the East and West sides of the bay.
100 Magic Miles C29
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Pictures Available Surround Vision
Cateran Bay from the hills to the South
Looking South from Border Island
See Also Hook Island Observatory; Apostle Bay; Tongue Bay; Whitehaven Beach