Great Barrier Reef Locations – Townsville Region


  • Wheeler Reef

Considered ideal for night dives, it’s on the continental shelf and in the shape of a perfect circle. The options range from soft corals and isolated bommies to branching corals and plate formations. Marine life includes a buffet of fish, plus reef sharks, rays and eels.

  • Yongala Wreck

This human-made reef formed from the 110 metres long SS Yongala shipwreck is a leading dive site that is now home to a wide range of sea life, including trevally, barracuda, eagle rays, turtles and giant groupers.