Scuba Diving in the Whitsundays

The Whitsunday Islands offer a limitless variety of diving and snorkelling opportunities. The islands have fringing reefs which are home to an abundance of coral and fish life - and they will be very happy to welcome you into their environment.The Whitsunday Islands are part of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park and there are zoning restrictions on certain recreations which are explained in your area brief and a Zoning Information Booklet is provided on board. 

Certified Divers

The best locations can be found in the 100 Whitsunday Magic miles page 57 below are a few of our favourites.
Prior to arrival we ask you for your fin sizes and after the briefing we take you to the dive shop to be fitted out. We also suggest hiring lycra suits in summer and Wetsuits in winter. Bring your Scuba certification card For certified divers we can arrange for scuba gear hire or you are welcome to bring your own gear, though we do have restrictions on the number of tanks. 

Resort Dives

Never tried Scuba Diving? Why not try it in the warm waters of The Whitsundays? 
A qualified instructor will give you a talk on Scuba Diving and then stay with you as you dive under the water to experience the delights of coral gardens and friendly tropical fish. 
The dive usually occurs off Hayman Island and costs from $75.00 per person.   We can assist you to arrange a meeting point to board the dive boat. Just let us know on the radio skeds in the morning and we can give you further instructions.

Popular Dive Sites

Hook Island (North East Corner)

  The Pinnacles
  The Woodpile
  Butterfly Bay
   Locate on map


Hayman Island

  Blue Pearl Bay
   Locate on map


Border Island

  Cateran Bay
   Locate on map


Haslewood Island

    Windy Bay
   Locate on map

Hire tanks are usually 88lb and can be refilled at most of the island resorts or we can arrange for change-overs at certain locations.Costs range from $5 onwards.
All regulators come with BCD power inflation hoses, submersible pressure and depth guages and octopus.
Your dive gear is collected from Aqua Dive.