Yongala Dive specialise in dive trips to the Yongala Wreck and the Outer Barrier Reef. This operator is located the closest to the wreck, which means less time travelling and more time in the water. Trips run daily however they are subject to weather conditions on the day and passenger numbers. Yongala Dive limits passenger numbers to just 12 people, to ensure personalised service and attention. There’s no restricted bottom time, so dive time depends on your air consumption, experience level and depth. Everything about the Yongala Dive day trip is an adventure. It begins with a 4WD transfer to the beach, followed by a short 30-minute transfer to the wreck and time for two (2) dives with a minimum one (1) hour surface interval. When the diving is done, it’s back to Yongala Dive for an Aussie BBQ. The Yongala is an adventure dive and as such there’s some strict diver requirements. You must at a minimum have an Open Water certification and at least 6 logged dives. Divers with less than 20 dives must be guided. This Yongala day dive tour commences with check-in at the dive ship at 7.30am and finishes with a coach transfer to Ayr, for a 3.25pm bus(if required). For your convenience, Yongala Dive also provides onsite accommodation. This is a very popular dive and should be booked in advance.
Optional Extra Charges
Yongala Dive trips are for certified divers only. There’s a maximum of 2 dives, per day trip. You must have a minimum of Open Water certification with 6 logged dives. This dive is considered a deep dive with a maximum depth of 29 metres. Divers wanting to dive the wreck but hold an Open Water certification are required to pay an additional $25.00 for the Deep Dive Speciality. Divers with less than 20 dives who have not dived in the last 6 months maybe required to have a refresher course. This can be provided the day before the dive, ask us for more information. Divers with Advanced certification are provided with an experienced dive guide, at no extra cost. Experienced divers with more than 50 dives may be able to dive unguided with their buddy, after an initial orientation. Maximum depth is 29m for the first dive and 25m for the second dive. A minimum one (1) hour surface interval. Decompression diving is not allowed and Nitrox is available for those with appropriate certification. You will need to bring your certification card and log book.
All prices are per person – Accommodation prices are per night – Cancellation policy is 48hrs – 7 days in high season
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