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2 Day 2 Night Liveaboard Yongala Wreck ONLY Diving Trip - Townsville

Experience Australia's best dive site - the S.S Yongala Wreck in the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

Highlights

  • Up to six dives on the famous S.S Yongala Wreck - Australia's BEST dive site
  • A night dive for adrenaline seekers
  • Situated in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park
  • Two nights in air conditioned cabins
  • Tanks, weights and meals included

We welcome you aboard the MV SeaEsta for 2 days and 2 nights of unmissable diving excursions on the Yongala Wreck - touted as the best dive site Australia has to offer! It is the largest reef structure in the region and is home to a plethora of marine wildlife.

The ship went down during a cyclone in 1911 and was first dived in 1958 and has remained largely untouched. The depth of the wreck ranges from 15 to 29 metres below the surface and is protected under the historic shipwreck act.

Filled with artefacts, corals and marine life you will have plenty of opportunities for sighting turtles, tropical fish, giant trevally, sharks, sea snakes rays and in the cooler months humpback whales - you will see why Red Bull has named it the best wreck for sea life.

In between dives enjoy relaxing on the large deck in our BBQ and entertainment area and sharing your experiences with crew and passengers.

This is the trip of a lifetime for scuba divers from Australia and around the globe.

 

Optional extras available through checkout:

Full gear hire $185

Torch hire for night dive $15

Camera hire $65/$120

Guided dives $10 each

Adventure dive $25

PADI Nitrox Course $230

Nitrox fill $25

Restrictions: Minimum Open Water dive qualification with at least 6 logged dives required for SS Yongala. If you have less than 15 dives you must purchase Guided Dives.

Itinerary

  • Boarding - Friday 7:30 pm / Departure approx 10:30 pm / time to enjoy dinner along the Strand or Palmer Street (dinner at own expense)
  • Saturday morning - Enjoy sunrise, diving Yongala wreck and relaxing on deck and lunch
  • Saturday afternoon - More diving before dinner
  • Saturday evening - Night dive for adrenaline seekers
  • Sunday - Time for a couple more dives before relaxing on the way home
  • Sunday - Arrive Townsville approx 5:00 pm
Per person $815.00

What's included

  • Tank and weights
  • All meals from Saturday morning till Sunday afternoon
  • Two nights accommodation in 3-4 share, twin or double cabins

Duration

  • The duration of this experience is 2 days

Location

  • Meet at the Breakwater Marina off The Strand (opposite the ‘waterfall’). You will find our vessel on the fuel wharf at the end of Mariners Drive (Past ‘G’ wharf), Townsville.

Restrictions

  • Minimum Open Water dive qualification required for SS Yongala. If you have less than 15 dives you must purchase Guided Dives.

Bad Weather Refunds

  • If your experience is cancelled by the operator (because of the weather or anything else out of your control) you will be entitled to a full refund.

Notes

  • You must bring your certs and Logbook with you to show on board.
    Optional extras are available for purchase through checkout.
  • Accommodation types: 3 or 4 Share, Twin and Double.

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