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SS Yongala Dive Site

SS Yongala Dive Site Tours and Activities

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Townsville’s close proximity to the Great Barrier Reef has made it a destination for underwater adventurers. Travelers from across the globe gather here to don wetsuits and oxygen tanks in search of some of the most memorable deep-sea landscapes on earth.

Perhaps no dive is more famous than SS Yongala. It sends travelers far below the surface of the sea and more than 100 years back in time to 1911, when this notorious ship sank—along with all of its 122 passengers—in a massive ocean storm.

Today divers can explore the coral encrusted remains of this great ship while taking in the typical stingrays, tropical fish and sea turtles of standard dives. Travelers say that an impressive amount of ocean life paired with an up-close look the wreckage of one of Australia’s most famous nautical tragedies make this a truly memorable experience.

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56 Narrah Street, Alva, Australia, QLD 4807
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Scuba Dive the S.S. Yongala Wreck on the Great Barrier Reef.

Scuba Dive the S.S. Yongala Wreck on the Great Barrier Reef.

Looking for a new underwater challenge? Embark on an unforgettable full-day scuba diving adventure in the UNESCO-listed Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, open only to certified divers. Dive amid schools of tropical fish, manta rays and sea snakes; explore the remarkably preserved SS Yongala shipwreck and spot sea turtles and whale sharks. This small-group tour has a maximum of 21 participants and includes two open-water dives, lunch on-board and transport from either Townsville or Magnetic Island.
  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation

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Should I book SS Yongala Dive Site tickets in advance?
We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since SS Yongala Dive Site can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
How much does it cost to visit SS Yongala Dive Site 2021?
Currently, an entrance ticket to SS Yongala Dive Site costs USD 222.72. Guided SS Yongala Dive Site tours start around USD 222.72 per person.
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