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Airlie Beach & Whitsunday Islands Diving Experiences

Airlie Beach and Whitsunday Islands diving experiences are perhaps most suited to the novice and intermediate diver. These divers will enjoy the sheltered waters and relatively shallow dive depths. Most of the dives, whether taken on a day trip or liveaboard expedition, are completed in and around one of the many islands, and provide the opportunity for relaxing on the beach and/or exploring the island.

The majority of trips are on sailing boats, which is a very popular pastime in Airlie Beach and around the Whitsunday Islands. The pace is slow and the experience is as much about the journey as the day and the dive, or snorkel. Day trip times vary, pending operators. Liveaboard trips start from 2 day / 1 night (snorkel only) to 3 day / 3 night. When booking a dive package, all equipment and tuition is included.

Which Airlie Beach & Whitsunday Islands Diving Trip Should I Choose?
It depends on what you want to see and who you are travelling with. Dive in Australia knows this region and can help create a trip or itinerary to suit your experience and budget. We’ll provide you with personalised advice, to ensure you maximise your Airlie Beach & Whitsunday Islands dive holiday and experience.

Airlie Beach & Whitsunday Islands Diving – The Facts at a Glance

  • Day Trips, Liveaboard Trips
  • Reefs: Outer Great Barrier Reef, Islands
  • Depth: 10 – 12 mtrs
  • Currents: Various pending location, usually low and mild
  • Dive Experience: Coral Gardens, Isolated Bommies of Coral, Sheltered Bays
  • Marine Life: Both Pelagic and Macro life
  • Diver Level: Suitable to novice and intermediate
  • Dive Guides: Majority of boats insist on guided dives
  • Dive Briefings: The operators provide very detailed dive site briefings,
  • highlighting specific coral formations, compass bearings and marine
  • highlights of the dive site
  • Photo/Video: If you don’t have your own underwater camera they are available for hire.

Airlie Beach & Whitsunday Islands Bookings
Dive in Australia is pleased to provide an easy booking service for a range of Airlie Beach and Whitsunday Islands diving and sailing products and experiences. Save money with no booking or credit card fees. We offer first-hand experience and advice, choosing the operator and destination to best suit your experience and itinerary.

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