CAIRNS DIVE & SNORKEL SITES
Dive & Snorkel Sites from Cairns
Silverswift takes you to many exclusive dive sites on some of the very best Outer Great Barrier Reef locations at Flynn, Pellowe, Milln and/or Thetford Reefs. These sites are chosen for their magnificent coral formations, varied marine life and underwater visibility. They have superb bay-like dive and snorkel sites providing spectacular underwater sand dunes and remote steppingstone-like coral bommie systems. These sites are also renowned for their congregating schools of large pelagic fish.
Flynn reef is one of our most popular reefs to dive and will offer the novice to the very experienced diver plenty of memorable dives. We have moorings at a number of the well known dive sites at Flynn reef such as Tracy’s Bommie, Gordon’s Mooring, Tennis Court and the Coral Gardens...
Milln Reef offers a number of exciting dive sites such as Whale Bommie, Petaj Mooring, Swimming Pools I, Swimming Pools II and the Three Sisters to name a few. Some of the walls are full of sleeping parrot fish in their mucus sacks, turtles and barracudas and the occasional bull ray.... More Info
Thetford reef is made up of numerous coral bommies where you can experience some very exciting wall dives and many swim throughs. This reef is home to many soft and hard corals like staghorn and plate coral and an abundance of marine life. Look for the giant clams, butterfly fish, damsels... More Info
Pellowe reef is a very exciting dive site! A small isolated reef located close to the edge of the continental shelf. For this reason access to the reef is very weather and tidal dependent. The reef drops away very quickly at places to 30 metres and stronger currents can be present as well....
|01. Whale Bommie||Milln Reef|
|02. Petaj Mooring||Milln Reef|
|03. Pools 1 & 2||Milln Reef|
|04. Fish Town||Milln Reef|
|05. Around the Bend||Milln Reef|
||06. Wild Side||Milln Reef|
|07. Tracy’s Bommie||Flynn Reef|
|08. Gordon’s Mooring||Flynn Reef|
|09. Ski Slope||Flynn Reef|
|10. Boulders||Flynn Reef|
|11. Coral Gardens||Flynn Reef|
|13. Blue Lagoon||Thetford|