Diving

Diving Stradbroke Island

Stradbroke Island is a popular destination for scuba divers due to it’s incredible dive sites and the abundance of marine life that can be seen. Diving courses are available if you are not yet certified, or if you wish to improve your skills for a higher level of certification.

Manta Bommie is considered one of the top ten dive sites in Australia and is easily accessible by a short boat trip from Point Lookout. A wide range of underwater life can be witnessed according to the time of year including manta rays, sharks, octopus and turtles.

The Nursery is an ideal spot for beginners, being shallower than surrounding dive locations, and you are likely to see hundreds of different types of colourful fish here.

Shag Rock is one of the more sheltered Stradbroke Island dive locations, making it a good choice when conditions at other sites are less than ideal. Marine life to be seen include a number of varieties of sharks and rays, octopus, eels and turtles as well as some impressive coral formations. This location is suitable for divers of all levels of ability.

Amity Point on the north west of Stradbroke Island is home to ocean life such as sharks, dolphins and crayfish, and is easy to dive due to it’s position within Moreton Bay.

Other popular dive locations around Straddie include Shark Alley, The Bowl and Boat Rock. Further information on Stradbroke Island diving locations and the variety of dive courses available can be found at Manta Lodge and Scuba Centre.