Townsville is considered the administrative hub for North Queensland. As well as its mainland population, there’s a resident island community on nearby Magnetic Island, who commute to and from the island to the city daily. Townsville diving tours and products accommodate people of all experience levels, from the novice to the advanced and even those who want to learn how to dive.
There’s everything here from shore diving on Magnetic Island, to boat diving around the island, dive trips to the Great Barrier Reef and of course, the SS Yongala shipwreck dive. How you choose to package your Townsville diving experiences and holiday all depends on your budget, experience and itinerary.
Townsville diving day trips have two distinct destinations. The Great Barrier Reef and the SS Yongala. The Great Barrier Reef is accessible and enjoyable to everyone, from novice divers up to experienced divers from both Townsville and Magnetic Island. The SS Yongala shipwreck is suitable for Open Water and advanced divers with dive experience. Open Water Divers are required to complete the Deep Dive Specialiry (addtional charges apply) however it' well worth spending the extra money for possibly this once in a life time diving experience.
Liveaboard dive trips
are somewhat limited out of Townsville, with only one operator providing them. It’s a set itinerary including 3 Days / 3 Nights with up to 10 dives. Includes assorted Great Barrier Reef dive sites, as well as diving the famous SS Yongala ship wreck.
Townsville dive courses are available on the mainland and also on nearby Magnetic Island. Courses available include beginner, open water, advanced, rescue, dive master and enriched air. Experienced operators with professional equipment and accreditations. Dive in Australia are dive specialists. Based in North Queensland, we have completed close to 1,000 dives on the Great Barrier Reef, including numerous trips and dives on the SS Yongala wreck. Personal advice from a dive industry professional, that’s what we provide.
Booking a Townsville Dive Trip
Dive in Australia is pleased to provide an easy booking service for Townsville dive trips. You can even save money with no booking or credit card fees. We have visited and dived all these great locations. We offer first-hand experience and advice. Contact us today on our Free Call Number 1800 323 703