Being just a short flight from New Zealand, Queensland has long been a mecca for New Zealanders looking for sun, sea and fun. In fact more Kiwis holiday each year in Queensland than in any other part of the world!
The Gold Coast, Brisbane, Sunshine Coast, Whitsundays and Tropical North Queensland all have their own special attractions and reasons for travel, be it theme parks, shopping and cultural experiences, food and wine and of course the endless kilometers of beautiful beaches.
It is the same for those wanting to experience diving in Queensland.
For some of the most spectacular coral diving in the world, you can’t beat the outer reefs, islands and surrounding waters of Tropical North Queensland, the Whitsundays and Bundaberg and Southern Great Barrier Reef. These waters are a riot of extravagantly coloured reef fish and coral gardens.
Shipwrecks off the coast of Brisbane, the Sunshine Coast and Townsville offer a real treat for more experienced divers looking for adventure!
As you dive beneath the calm, clear waters of the Great Barrier Reef you instantly feel your worldly worries melt away. Whatever your pace or experience, Queensland has the right underwater dive adventure for you!
Best time to Dive
The great news with diving in Queensland is that you can experience it all year round! Depending on the season you can dive with whales, sharks, turtles, manta rays, and just about every fish species in the sea!
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Scenic Helicopter Flights
- Seaplane Flights
- Explore the (World Heritage-Listed) Daintree Rainforest
- White Water Rafting – Russell and Barron Rivers
- Reef Cruises – Day Trips
- Green Island – Day Trip
- Kuranda Scenic Railway
- Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
- Kuranda Wildlife Experiance
Queensland is located on Australia’s North East.
Fly into Brisbane or the Gold Coast international airport and connect to your domestic location. We can we can arrange a taxi/shuttle/boat transfer to the resort.
Ask our Active Travel Experts to assist you in prearranging transfers or a rental car for your stay.
Queensland offers world-class accommodation from budget to luxury and everything in-between. Experience Queensland’s beachfront, tropical garden and majestic ocean view settings or try the exceptional liveaboard accommodation.
Contact our Active Travel Experts for insider tips on where to stay and tailor-made dive experiences.
We'll find you the best value deals in the most amazing destinations. Let your active travel journey start with us!