Upolu Cay and Reef
- Upolu Cay Location -Latitude 16.67209 Longitude 145.93348
- Access: by boat and helicopter
- Depth Range: 1-10 metres
- Visibility: 8-20 metres
- Size: 115.3 metres
Upolu Cay and Reef are located 30 kilometres northeast of Cairns. This sand cay and Reef are within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.
This site is considered an inner Reef location.
This site is famous for coral viewing. This 1,200-ha middle-shelf Reef, about 30 km out of Cairns, offers a range of highlights on the western side’s sandy clay, but they improve toward the northeastern section, and overall there is moderate coral cover.
This site is genuinely picturesque for Boaties looking for a picnic location for a snorkel. Families with young children love this playing on the beach and in the crystal clear waters surrounding this sand cay.
This area allows fishing and is popular on the weekends.
While in North Queensland, consider a helicopter flight with a picnic lunch on a sand cay.
There are no rubbish bins on this cay. Please be sure to take all your rubbish with you when you leave.
Upolu Cay and Reef Map
FAQs about Upolu Cay
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