Where is Tangalooma Wreck?
The Tangalooma Wreck, at Moreton Island in Queensland, is a great dive spot in Queensland. It caters for new and experienced divers. The dive spot is home for several shipwrecks and a variety of marine life. And it has crystal clear water which makes the diving even more fun.
Moreton Island and Getting there
Moreton Island is one of the best islands in Australia. The island is 40 kilometres off the coast of Queensland state. It is Australia’s largest sand island and one requires a 4WD to drive around the island.
The island can be reached by ferry, barge or a boat. The ferries and barges run daily between Brisbane and Moreton Island. Tangalooma Island Ferry is the operator that runs ferries. The ferry ride is around 75 minutes one way.
Best time to dive
The best time to visit Moreton Island is during the summer (December to February) and autumn (March to May) seasons.
- Dive type: Boat dive
- Dive site: Shipwreck
- Depth: 12 metres
The marine life at the wreck is abundant. The wreck is also surrounded by beautiful coral formations. One can expect to see the trevally, kingfish, yellowtail, and other small fishes.
Scuba Diving provider details
- Name: Tangalooma Dive and Watersports
- Note: Only Tangalooma Island Resort visitors are allowed to access the tour provider
- Website: https://www.tangalooma.com/shops-services/dive-watersports
- Cost: around AUD 160 per person
It is definitely worth a trip to Moreton Island and diving at Tangalooma Wreck is totally worth it. The water is very clear and diving around the wreck is beautiful.