Snorkeling Australia

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Australia has a ton of amazing Snorkeling spots...some are out at the Great Barrier Reef and others in the city limits of Sydney. All are unique and fun in their own ways.

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Cataran Bay is on the North side of Border Island. It is the furthest from the coast of all the Whitsunday Islands.  This means that the visibility here is usually better than some of the closer islands.  While winds can be strong, the water stays calm and enjoyable for people snorkeling and diving. City Limits, Great Barrier Reef, Snorkeling, Diving, Closer, Islands, Coast, Strong, Australia
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Cataran Bay - Border Island - WaterTourist

Cataran Bay is on the North side of Border Island. It is the furthest from the coast of all the Whitsunday Islands. This means that the visibility here is usually better than some of the closer islands. While winds can be strong, the water stays calm and enjoyable for people snorkeling and diving. …

Manta Ray Bay on Hook Island -Some of the best snorkeling encounters with wildlife come from here. It is not just a beautiful place to go for a snorkel, but one worth checking out if you want the best chance of getting up close to some of the unique ocean wildlife found on the Great Barrier Reef. The fish here are numerous and are familiar with humans. Maori wrasse found here and are living proof of this. Best Snorkeling, Manta Ray, Living Proof, Great Barrier Reef, Islands, Places To Go, Beautiful Places, Wildlife, Ocean
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Mantaray Bay - WaterTourist

Some of the best snorkeling encounters with wildlife come from Manta Ray Bay on Hook Island. It is not just a beautiful place to go for a snorkel, but one worth checking out if you want the best chance of getting up close to some of the unique ocean wildlife found on the Great Barrier Reef.…

Point Peron is a peninsula that lies at the eastern tip of Rockingham and at the southern end of Cockburn Sound in Western Australia. The place is known for its crystal clear turquoise waters, sandy and rocky beaches, enormous reefs, and limestone cliffs. With its captivating rugged beauty, it has become a top destination for daytrips and weekend escapades. Vivid Colors, Colours, City Limits, Top Destinations, Turquoise Water, Great Barrier Reef, Western Australia, Snorkeling, Beaches
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Point Peron - WaterTourist

Point Peron is a peninsula that lies at the eastern tip of Rockingham and at the southern end of Cockburn Sound in Western Australia. The place is known for its crystal clear turquoise waters, sandy and rocky beaches, enormous reefs, and limestone cliffs. With its captivating rugged beauty, it has become a top destination for…

Mettam’s Pool, Perth, Australia - WaterTourist Stuff To Do, Things To Do, Best Snorkeling, City Limits, Deep Water, Great Barrier Reef, Perth, Underwater, Families
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Mettam’s Pool - WaterTourist

Hailed as one of the best snorkeling destinations around Perth, Mettam’s Pool is a delightful treat for first time snorkelers, families with kids, and anyone who would like to discover the world of underwater species while wading in crystal clear, waist-deep waters. Mettam’s Pool is located between Trigg Point and Hamersley Pool. Calcarenite reefs protect…

While Trigg Beach is a popular spot for surfers and bodyboarders, the place is also a spectacular shore dive destination. If you’re still starting out with snorkeling, you’ll find a spot with protruding islets north of the Rocky Point. This is an ideal spot for novice snorkelers as limestone reefs enclose the water, leaving it calm and safe for swimming. Rocky Point, City Limits, Great Barrier Reef, Surfers, Snorkeling, Diving, Swimming, Calm, Australia
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Trigg Beach - WaterTourist

While Trigg Beach is a popular spot for surfers and bodyboarders, the place is also a spectacular shore dive destination. If you’re still starting out with snorkeling, you’ll find a spot with protruding islets north of the Rocky Point. This is an ideal spot for novice snorkelers as limestone reefs enclose the water, leaving it…

Western River Cove on Kangaroo Island is hailed as one of the most spectacular beaches in South Australia. Tucked in the island’s northern coast facing Investigator Strait, this gem of a place is quiet and is less crowded than other beaches.  Two headlands protect the area from huge swells; the water here is calm and ideal for swimming and snorkeling. Kangaroo Island, City Limits, Great Barrier Reef, South Australia, Island Life, Snorkeling, Beaches, Westerns, Gem
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Western River Cove, Kangaroo Island, South Australia - WaterTourist

Western River Cove on Kangaroo Island is hailed as one of the most spectacular beaches in South Australia. Tucked in the island’s northern coast facing Investigator Strait, this gem of a place is quiet and is less crowded than other beaches. Two headlands protect the area from huge swells; the water here is calm and…

Ardrossan Jetty is a sheltered beach on the eastern coast of Yorke Peninsula facing Gulf St. There a two jetties in the the area, this one in particular provides a interesting diving experience. City Limits, Great Barrier Reef, Snorkeling, Diving, Coast, Australia, Mountains, Beach, Amazing
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Ardrossan Jetties - WaterTourist

Sheltered in the eastern coast of Yorke Peninsula facing Gulf St. Vincent, the two jetties in the town of Ardrossan (new, grain 1km-long jetty and the fishing jetty) provide interesting dives. The larger and newer one is used to service ships carrying grains. The grain jetty cannot be dived when a ship is docked on…

Heart Reef within the Great Barrier Reef can be reached from Airlie Beach or the Whitsunday Islands by plane or boat to snorkel and take photos. The Whitsundays, Hamilton Island, Airlie Beach, By Plane, Australia Photos, City Limits, Once In A Lifetime, Great Barrier Reef, Beach Photos
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Heart Reef, Australia - Photos, Maps, and Tour Info

Heart Reef within the Great Barrier Reef can be reached from Airlie Beach or the Whitsunday Islands by plane or boat to snorkel and take photos.

Knuckle Reef or commonly referred to as Walking Stick Reef, is a great spot to anchor. As the name implies the reef is shaped like a walking stick. This is a great site for snorkelers and divers alike (just make sure to watch your depth) Great Barrier Reef, Walking Sticks, Snorkeling, Anchor, Australia, Watch, Walking Staff, Diving, Walking Canes

Knuckle Reef - Walking Stick Reef - WaterTourist

Knuckle Reef or commonly referred to as Walking Stick Reef, is a great spot to anchor. As the name implies the reef is shaped like a walking stick. This is a great site for snorkelers and divers alike (just make sure to watch your depth) Cruise Whitsunday has a reef pontoon here. The lagoon is a…

Fancy seeing fairy penguins as you go on a snorkelling trip?  Hop aboard a ferry from Shoalwater Islands Marine Park in Rockingham, Western Australia and see the colony of birds and sea lions in the nearby Seal Island. This island, teeming with abundant marine life and rich wildlife, is a popular choice for holiday trips. Tourists and locals visit the island from September 15 to early June. Sea Lions, Trip Hop, City Limits, Snorkelling, Great Barrier Reef, Western Australia, Marine Life, Holiday Travel, Penguins
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Penguin Island - WaterTourist

Fancy seeing fairy penguins as you go on a snorkelling trip? Hop aboard a ferry from Shoalwater Islands Marine Park in Rockingham, Western Australia and see the colony of birds and sea lions in the nearby Seal Island. This island, teeming with abundant marine life and rich wildlife, is a popular choice for holiday trips.…

Cottlesloe, Perth, Western Australia  - It’s no surprise that Cottlesloe is the most popular of all the beaches in Perth. With its close proximity to Perth CBD, sandy beach, crystal blue waters, and its fun and relaxed vibe, you will find this place packed with tourists and local families everyday in the summer. In addition, the amenities and establishments here are superb too. Close Proximity, City Limits, Great Barrier Reef, Western Australia, Snorkeling, Perth, Beaches, Families, Crystal
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Cottlesloe Beach - WaterTourist

It’s no surprise that Cottlesloe is the most popular of all the beaches in Perth. With its close proximity to Perth CBD, sandy beach, crystal blue waters, and its fun and relaxed vibe, you will find this place packed with tourists and local families everyday in the summer. In addition, the amenities and establishments here…

Cape Schanck - Surrounded by the waters of Bass Strait, Port Phillip, and Western Port, Cape Schanck is a wonderful snorkeling spot located at the southern end of the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria. The area on the eastern side facing Port Philips is protected by the cape and can be safely dived during a southwesterly swell. City Limits, Great Barrier Reef, Snorkeling, Diving, Bass, Southern, Victoria, Australia, Water
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Cape Schanck, Mornington Peninsula - photos, guide, maps

Surrounded by the waters of Bass Strait, Port Phillip, and Western Port, Cape Schanck is a wonderful snorkeling spot located at the southern end of the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria. The area on the eastern side facing Port Philips is protected by the cape and can be safely dived during a southwesterly swell. The average…

Point Turton - Tuck in a nook in the Yorke Peninsula, west of Adelaide in South Australia, Point Turton is a famous destination all year-round due to its sheltered bay facing the Spencer Gulf. Visitors can go on a holiday here anytime of the year. The small town has all the facilities for things that vacationers might need – you’ll find a grocery store, pub, restaurant, and a caravan park. City Limits, Great Barrier Reef, South Australia, Snorkeling, Small Towns, Grocery Store, Caravan, Nook, To Go
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Point Turton - WaterTourist

Tuck in a nook in the Yorke Peninsula, west of Adelaide in South Australia, Point Turton is a famous destination all year-round due to its sheltered bay facing the Spencer Gulf. Visitors can go on a holiday here anytime of the year. The small town has all the facilities for things that vacationers might need…

Moonta Bay - Snorkel in the day and relax in the afternoon while sipping your favorite drink at one of the beachside cafes in Moonta Bay. The clear turquoise waters, sandy beach, and the laidback vibe of this coastal town facing Spencer Gulf will make ret Adelaide South Australia, Australian Beach, Best Scuba Diving, City Limits, Turquoise Water, Great Barrier Reef, Snorkeling, Small Towns, Beaches
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Moonta Bay - WaterTourist

Snorkel in the day and relax in the afternoon while sipping your favorite drink at one of the beachside cafes in Moonta Bay. The clear turquoise waters, sandy beach, and the laidback vibe of this coastal town facing Spencer Gulf will make rethink your decision to leave. Its tourist-friendly appeal makes this small town a…

Wallaroo is home of one of the well-known jetty dives in South Australia. The jetty is located in the same coast as Point Turton, Moonta Bay, and Port Hughes, other areas that are recommended for snorkeling and diving in the Yorke Peninsula. Wallaroo is located in the northern peninsula area facing Spencer Gulf. Adelaide South Australia, Australian Beach, City Limits, Great Barrier Reef, Snorkeling, Blind, Diving, Beaches, Coast
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Wallaroo Jetty - WaterTourist

Wallaroo is home of one of the well-known jetty dives in South Australia. The jetty is located in the same coast as Point Turton, Moonta Bay, and Port Hughes, other areas that are recommended for snorkeling and diving in the Yorke Peninsula. Wallaroo is located in the northern peninsula area facing Spencer Gulf. Divers and…

Edithburgh lies in the sheltered southeastern area of Yorke Peninsula, facing Gulf St. Vincent. The diving conditions here are relatively good all-year long. The place offers a spectacular muck diving experience teeming with interesting tiny sea creatures. It’s possible for you to get so caught up in watching macro forms of life that call the area beneath the jetty home. Macro Shots, City Limits, Great Barrier Reef, Underwater Photography, Sea Creatures, Snorkeling, Diving, The Good Place, Australia
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Edithburgh Jetty - WaterTourist

Are you looking for subjects to practice your underwater photography skills on? Edithburgh Jetty might just be the best place for you to get your coveted macro shots. Edithburgh lies in the sheltered southeastern area of Yorke Peninsula, facing Gulf St. Vincent. The diving conditions here are relatively good all-year long. The place offers a…