Diving Holidays in Queensland's Whitsundays
A Divers Paradise on the Edge of the Great Barrier Reef
Queensland’s Whitsunday Islands and Great Barrier Reef Marine Park provide holidaymakers with some of the best dive locations in the world. Hamilton Island is situated on the edge of the Great Barrier Reef making it the perfect holiday destination for visitors wishing to dive and snorkel in this unique environment.
H2O Sportz are based on Hamilton Island and specialise in scuba diving and snorkelling adventures around the most pristine parts of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. The sites are chosen based on tides, weather and visibility to provide you with the best possible location on any given day with ample time to spend with your family and friends when some are diving and others are snorkelling.
Hotels, Resorts and Accommodation on Hamilton Island
After a big day below the water you can relax and unwind on Hamilton Island. With a range of accommodation there is something for every type of holiday. Whether you are looking to indulge in complete luxury at qualia, enjoy beachside accommodation at the boutique beachfront Beach Club or relax in your own island bungalow, Hamilton Island accommodation is all about choice.
- qualia - Hamilton Island's luxuriously appointed resort on the northern most tip of the island
- Beach Club - a adults only retreat perfectly suited to romantic getaways. Privately located overlooking Catseye Beach
- Reef View Hotel - 4 star accommodation overlooking Catseye Beach
- Palm Bungalows - free standing tropical island bungalows. Affordable accommodation in a romantic setting
- Holiday Rentals – 1 - 4 bedroom holiday rentals scattered across the island
Learn to Dive Holidays
For those who haven’t dived before but want to experience the magical underwater environment of the Great Barrier Reef, H2O Sportz offer daily snorkelling and diving tours for beginners with little to no experience. The ‘Try Diving Course’ can be completed in just one day and combines an introduction to scuba equipment, a pool session and a chance to explore the coral reefs with your instructor.
Bait Reef Marine Park Dive Trips
Bait Reef’s shallow lagoons and coral gardens provide a spectacular location in which beginner divers and snorkellers can explore. All tours are accompanied by experienced guides to ensure a safe and informative trip. For the more experienced divers, Bait Reef offers a number of underwater canyons, vertical “Stepping Stone” and a plentiful array of coral, tropical fish and even the local sea turtle and octopus.
The Bare Essentials
It would be almost impossible to do everything on even an extended visit to Hamilton Island and tbe Great Barrier Reef, but for those wanting to get a good 'feel' for the area, below are some essential elements to any diving holiday on Hamilton Island.
Dive the Great Barrier Reef on this organised day tour operated by H20 Sports. Read more and view the itinerary and costs