Langford Reef Snorkeling

The 12th most popular snorkel dive spot in Queensland.

Southeast of Cairns and north of Whitsunday Island, the snorkelling at Langford Reef is a popular beach-accessed dive site. This family-friendly, boat-accessed dive site is known to always be pretty quiet due to its seclusion. The extensive Langford Reef is just offshore of Langford Island. The best snorkeling is located on the long Langford Spit Beach, which mostly disappears at high-tide, at the northwest end of the spit. During a Langford snorkeling dive, you may encounter parrotfish, wrasse and green sea turtles amongst 50 types of soft and hard corals.

The Langford Island is located in northwestern corner of the Whitsunday Islands National Park. To reach the snorkeling at Langford Reef, use the mainland boat charters out of Shute Harbour or Airlie Beach. The closest international airport is in Cairns.

Overall, Langford Reef is the 12th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 37 snorkeling dives in Queensland.

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Local Contact(s):  Great Barrier Reef Marine Park + 61 7 4750 0700; Pro Dive Cairns +61 7 4031 5255.

Recommended Book:  "South Pacific Diving" from Julia Whitty

Best Season:  Oct-Nov

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Base Camp:  Base Airlie Beach Resort Hostel; Warrain Beach House, Shute Harbour

Luxury Loding:  Coral Sea Resort, Airlie Beach

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Date Updated:  8/11/2016

ID:  24344

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